The Zig Zag Puff Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #89

Stitch Description

The Zig Zag Puff Stitch makes a fabric with alternating straight and zig zag lines. The Zig Zag Puff Stitch would be great for light weight scarves, cover ups or table dressings!

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet
ps
Puff Stitch – [yo hook, pick up a loop in designated st] 3 times, yo, draw through all 7 loops on hook.
cs
Cross Stitch – 1 dc in designated st, crossing in front of dc just made, 1 dc in last skipped st.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiple of 6 + 2

  • Prep: 1 dc in 7th ch from hook, crossing in front of dc just made, 1 dc in last skipped ch (cross st made), *ch 1, skip 1 ch, puff st in next st, ch 1, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in next st, crossing in from of dc just made, 1 dc in last skipped ch (cross st made); rep from * across to within last 2 ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), skip first 2 dc, work cross st, ch 1, *1 puff stitch in next puff stitch, ch 1, skip next dc, 1 cross st in next cross st, ch 1, rep from * across, end 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Zig Zag Puff Stitch

Example of the Zig Zag Puff Stitch


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