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.
DIY Everywhere
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.
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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