How to crochet the puff stitch (video tutorial)

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 great for blankets, home decor items, and wearables.
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Materials
Any weight yarn. In the video above I use worsted weight.
Crochet hook in the appropriate size for the yarn used. I used a 5mm.
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 & puff, rep across, Ch 1, t
Repeat Row 2 until desired length.
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