Puff Stitch

How to Crochet Puff stitch tutorial

Puff stitches are made out of three or more half treble stitches joined both at the top and the bottom. Yo, insert the hook where you want the stitch to be, yo and draw through a loop, repeat the process until you have several loops on hook, yo and draw through all the loops.

puff stitch

Free crochet pattern using Puff Crochet stitch

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Materials:

Crochet hook size 4.5

Wool of your choice.

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Puff stitches are great to make beanies, mittens, scarves and shawls.

Vintage Crochet Pattern using Puff Crochet Stitch

Scottish pot holder vintage crochetA Scottie Pot-holder.

Materials :

White Enterprise Yarn and just a few yards of color (for eye and collar) will be needed for the holders.

This pattern uses US Stitch Abbreviation.
The Sleepy Time Scottie will need 60 to 75 yards more, of
White, for the inset piece.

Steel Crochet Hook No. I.
NOTE: Puff Stitch is a new stitch—there are new abbreviations
not commonly used in crocheting, in these instructions:—
for increases (inc.) make I sc, I dc in first st, to start puff row;
I dc, I sc, in last st to end a puff row. Also PUFF STITCH OR
PUFFS are indicated as PS.
Two sides will be needed for either the holders or the toy.
Starting at feet, with White ch 8, 7 sc on chain.
Row 2: Ch I, turn, sc in last sc, * 2 dc in next sc, holding final
loop of each dc on hook, thread over and pull through all three
loops at once. (I puff st (PS) made), sc in next sc, (pull it down
tight, to let the ps puff out on back of work) which will be the
right side. Repeat from * across (3 Ps).
Row 3: Ch I, turn, sc in first sc, (sc in ps, sc in next sc), repeat
across (7 sc). Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: C h I, turn, sc in first 6 sts, 2 sc in end sc.
Row 6: C h I, turn, sc, dc, (an inc.), in first sc, sc In next sc,
ps in next, repeat to end (3 ps and I inc.).
Row 7: Ch I, turn, sc in each st (9 sc). Repeat Row 2, (4 ps).
Break thread and make second piece to correspond, working
inc. at beginning of sc rows with ch 2, turn, sc In second st from
hook, sc In each st across. Then work puff row to within I st of
end, inc. in end st. Repeat last 2 rows of first foot (making Inc.
as before at opposite ends of row) then ch 7, si st to first sc in
puff Row 8 of first foot. Cut thread 2″ from work.

BODY: With right side up, attach thread to first sc of first foot,
ch I, sc In each st across, working over ends, covering them up
(25 sc In row).
Row 2: C h I, turn, ps across (12 ps). Repeat Rows I and 2
twice.
Row 7: C h I, turn, sc In first 23 sts.
Row 8: C h I, turn, work II ps in row. Repeat Row 7 (21 sc),
then Row 8(10 ps).
Row I I: Ch 2, turn, sk I st of 2-ch, sc in next 22 sts across.
Row 12: Ch I, turn, 10 ps across. Inc. In end sc.

TAIL: C h I, turn, sc in first 9 sts, ch I, turn, 4 ps in row. C h 2,
sk I st of 2-ch, sc in next 8 sts. Ch I, turn, 3 ps to end, inc. in
end st. C h I, turn, sc in first 7 sts. Ch I, turn, sk 2 sc (sc in
next, ps in next) repeat once, sc in end st. Ch I, turn, sc in
first 5 sts. Fasten off.
HEAD : Ch 12, II sc on ch. C h I, turn, 5 ps across. C h I, turn,
sc in each I I sts across. C h I, turn, 5 ps in row. Ch I, turn, sc
in each I I sts. C h I, turn, 5 ps In row. C h I, turn, sc In each
st to end. 2 sc In end st (12 sc). C h I, turn, inc. in first sc, (sc
in next, ps in next) repeat across (5 ps and I Inc.). C h I, turn,
sc in each st to end, 2 sc In end st (14 sc). C h I, turn, inc. in
first sc, sc In next, ps in next, sc in next, holding 2 loops of last
sc on hook, drop White on wrong side, draw loop of color
through 2 loops on hook, completing sc, work over starting end
of color and White, carrying it along, make I ps in color (for
eye), pick up White, draw through 2 loops of final sc, fasten off
color, and complete row of puffs in White. Ch I, turn, sc in
each st to end, 2 sc in end sc (16 sc). C h I, turn, inc. in first sc,
work in ps to end of row. Ch I, turn, sc in 17 sts. C h I, turn,
7 ps in row. Ch I, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
Sew head to body as illustrated. Make second side to correspond,
BUT BE SURE TO MAKE INCREASES AND DECREASES
AT OPPOSITE ENDS OF EACH ROW , so that when wrong
sides of work are placed in position to sew together, they will
be alike and same size.
FOR HOLDER: Pad each half, then line with muslin. Press each
piece on wrong side. Place padded sides together, starting at
base of neck and stitch together around nose, head, and across
top of body and around to base of tail.
COLLAR : With color, ch 26, 25 sc on ch. Cut thread 6″ from
work, thread to needle, place around neck and sew ends together.
Sew bone ring to collar as illustrated.

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