How to Crochet the Popcorn Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the popcorn stitch. This basic technique is similar to the bobble or cluster stitch and creates a puffed texture within your fabric. It’s sometimes used for flower motifs and as an accent to add interest to your project.

Skill: Easy

Pattern Instructions:

Step 1: Make a shell/fan by doing 5 dc in the next stitch.

Note: For a bigger or smaller popcorn, use more or less dc’s.

Step 2: Pull some extra slack on the last loop once you finish your final dc and remove your crochet hook.

Step 3: Insert your hook into the first dc of your shell/fan.

Step 4: Insert your hook back into the loop from your last dc and tighten it down.

Step 5: Pull the loop through the first dc on your hook and pull tight.

Step 6: Ch 1 to lock in place.

This is what your stitch should look like (click for larger)
Example of the Crochet Popcorn Stitch

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