The Side Puffs Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #227

How to Crochet the Side Puffs Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

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 Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch 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.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

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

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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