The Boxed Puff Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #156

How to Crochet the Boxed Puff Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the boxed puff stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate boxed pattern with lots of texture. The boxed puff stitch would be great for afghans, blankets and baby booties!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
Puff Stitch-hdc4tog all into same st and closed with 1ch drawn tightly.

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 3 + 5

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 3 + 5

  • Row 1: (Right Side): Puff St into 5th ch from hook, *skip 2ch, [1dc) 2ch, Puff St] all into next ch; rep from * ending skip 2ch, 1dc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 1ch, skip 1st st, *work 1dc loosely over next row into first of 2 skipped sts in row below, 1sc into Puff St, 1sc into next 2ch sp; rep from * ending 1sc into 3rd ch of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 5ch (count as 1dc and 2ch), Puff St into 1st st, *skip 2sc, [1dc) 2ch, Puff St] all into next dc; rep from * ending skip 2sc, 1dc into last dc, skip tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 and 3 ending with a 2nd row until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Boxed Puff Stitch. (Right Side)
Example of the Boxed Puff Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)
Example of the Boxed Puff Stitch. (Wrong Side)
Example of the Boxed Puff Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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