The V Stitch Puffs pattern uses the puff stitches to create an interesting textured and thick fabric. It’s great for afghans and washcloths.
- Chain Stitch
- Single Crochet
- Double Crochet
- [yo, insert hook into st, draw up loop with some slack in the stitch] 3 times in the same stitch, making sure all sts are the same size; yo and draw through all 7 loops on hook.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 3 + 2
- Prep Row: [Puff st, ch 2, puff st] in 6th ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 2 ch, [puf st, ch 2, puff st] in next ch; rep from * across to within last 2 ch, ch 1, skip next ch, 1 dc in last ch, turn.
- Row 1: Ch 1 (counts as dc, ch 1), sc in net ch-1 space, *3 sc in the ch-2 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space; rep from * across, sc in top of the turn ch, turn.
- Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), skip first 3 sc, [puff st, ch 2, puff st] in next sc, *ch 1, skip 3 sc, [puff st, ch 2, puff st] in next sc; rep from * across to within last 3 sts, ch 1, skip 2 sc, dc in top of turning ch, turn.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.