The Side Puffs Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #227

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the side puffs stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with a lot of texture. The side puffs stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and coffee cozies!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
Side Puff
Side Puff-(you will be working over the bar of dc just made): [yo, pick up a loop around post of dc just made] 3 times, yo, draw through 6 loops on hook, yo, draw through last 2 loops.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): starting in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch across row, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), skip 1st sc, *1dc in next st, side puff over the dc just made, skip 1 st, rep from * across row, end 1dc in last st, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 1 (counts as a sc), skip 1st st, *1sc in the next puff st, 1sc in next dc, rep from * across, ending with 1sc in top of tch, turn.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Side Puffs Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Side Puffs Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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