How to crochet the puff stitch

Watch the video above to learn to crochet the puff stitch.
The puff stitch is a simple stitch evocative of a half double crochet with some repeats. It creates an interesting look with fluffy texture and is ideal for blankets, home decor items and wearables.
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Materials
1. Any weight yarn. In the video I use worsted weight.
2. Crochet hook in the appropriate size for the yarn used. I used a 5 mm.
Pro tip: Loosen your tension to finish the stitch easier — when pulling through all of those loops on your hook, things can get tight easily.
Abbreviations
ch - chain
sk - skip
st(s) - stitch(es)
puff - puff stitch
yo - yarn over
rep - repeat
t - turn
Written pattern
Begin with any even number of ch sts — I ch 16
Row 1: In 2nd ch from hook, work puff ([yo, insert hook, pull up a loop] 4 times, yo pull through 9 loops on hook, ch 1 to secure), sk 1, *puff, sk 1, rep from * across, ch 1, t
Row 2: Puff in top of puff from row 1 (see video for visual aid), sk to top of next puff st and puff, rep across, ch 1, t
Repeat row 2 until desired length.
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