How to Crochet the Aligned Puff Stitch

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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