The Aligned Puff Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #68

How to crochet the aligned puff stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the aligned puff stitch. This stitch creates a visually appealing and entirely symmetrical fabric composed of small puffs. This stitch would be best for scarves and home decor items.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

KOTB 100% Organic Merino Wool

Knit Outta the Box 100% Organic Merino Wool

This yarn is exceptionally soft and 100% organic. It has been manufactured to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) and has an Organic Tilth certification. All of their wool is organically dyed and spun in the USA. A true American product!

Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

Developed with comfort in mind, the handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.


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Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Half Double Crochet – hdc
Half Double Crochet Four Together – hdc4tog

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1 (add 1 for base chain)

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (right side) 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *1ch, skip 1ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.

  2. Row 2

    2ch (count as 1hdc), skip first st, *hdc4tog all into next ch sp, 1ch, skip sc; rep from * ending hdc4tog into last ch sp, 1hdc into last sc, skip tch, turn.

  3. Row 3

    1ch, 1sc into first st, *1ch, skip 1 st, 1sc into next ch sp; rep from * ending in top of tch, turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of aligned puff stitch

Example of aligned puff stitch (click for larger)

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