Puff Stitch Chevrons Make The Best Texture Ever

puff stitch chevron

Two classics collide and the results are SO worth it. Puff stitches give this pattern all the texture, but they don’t complicate the chevron shaping one bit — that happens on totally different rows. In other words, this deliciously textured, delightfully zig-zaggy pattern is easier than it looks.

Puff Stitch Chevron

Level: Intermediate

What You Need

  • Practice yarn (we used Cloudborn Superwash Highland Worsted in Graphite Heather)
  • Crochet hook (we used a 5.5 mm hook)
  • Gauge

    Will vary depending on yarn and hook.

    Abbreviations

  • Ch – Chain
  • Dc – Double crochet
  • Sc – Single crochet
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sp – space
  • St(s) – Stitch(es)
  • Yo – Yarn over
  • Special Stitches

    Puff Stitch (puff st): Yo, pull up a loop where indicated in the pattern, [yo, pull up a loop in the same st] twice, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

    Instructions

    To start, ch a multiple of 17 + 21.

    Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook (starting ch 2 counts as dc), sc in next 8 chs, [sk 2 chs, sc in next 7 chs, 5 sc in the next ch, sc in next 7 chs] across to last 11 chs, sk 2 chs, sc in next 8 chs, 2 sc in the last ch, turn.

    Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first sc, sc in next 8 sc, [sk 2 sc, sc in next 8 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc] across to last 11 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn.

    Row 3: Ch 2, dc in first sc, [ch 1, sk next sc, puff st in next sc] 4 times, *sk next 2 sc, [puff st in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] 8 times, puff st in next sc. Repeat from * across to last 11 sc, sk next 2 sc, [puff st in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] 4 times, 2 dc in last sc, turn.

    Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first dc, sc in next dc, [sc in ch-1 sp, sc in next puff st] 3 times, *sc in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 puff sts, [sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next puff st] 3 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, 5 sc in next puff st, [sc in next ch-1sp, sc in next puff st] 3 times. Repeat from * across to last 5 puff sts, sc in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 puff sts, [sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next puff st] 3 times, sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next dc, 2 sc in 2nd ch of beginning ch-2, turn.

    Repeat Rows 2-4 for pattern.

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