Open Puff Group Stitch

Open Puff Group Stitch – Gives a raised look and textured feel, this stitch is ideal for dish/washloths, blankets, pillows etc.

Instructions are written in UK and USA formats below.

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The materials used for the swatches were King Cole Comfort Aran yarn using a 5.00mm Clover crochet hook

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Open Puff Group Stitch UK

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Abbreviations UK
ch.
     Chain

dc.     Double Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
yrh.   Yarn Round Hook

ps.     Puff Stitch
* yrh insert in stitch and pull up long loop, * rpt from * to * twice, yrh pull through 6 loops, yrh pull through 2 loops. 

ps Group.  (1ps, 3ch, 1ps, 3ch, 1ps) into next space or stitch.

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Make a chain length loosely in multiples of 8 + 4.

1st Row – Work (1ps, 3ch, 1ps, 3ch, 1ps) into 8th ch from hook, * make 1ch, miss 3ch, 1tr into next ch, make 1ch, miss 3ch, (1ps, 3ch, 1ps, 3ch, 1ps) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 4ch, miss 3ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn. (see abbrev for ps)

2nd Row – 4ch, miss 1ch and 1ps, * 1dc into next 3ch space, make 3ch, 1dc into next 3ch space, make 1ch, work 1tr into next tr, make 1ch, * rpt from * to end working last tr into 7th of 8ch. Turn.

3rd Row – 4ch, * miss 1ch and dc, work (1ps, 3ch, 1ps, 3ch, 1ps) into next 3ch space, make 1ch, miss 1dc and 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, working last tr into 3rd of 4ch. Turn.

4th Row – 4ch, miss 1ch and 1ps, * 1dc into next 3ch space, make 3ch, 1dc into next 3ch space, make 1ch, work 1tr into next tr, make 1ch, * rpt from * to last ps group, 1dc into next 3ch space, make 3ch, 1dc into next 3ch space, make 1ch, work 1tr into 3rd of 4ch. Turn.

5th Row – 4ch, * miss 1ch and dc, work (1ps, 3ch, 1ps, 3ch, 1ps) into next 3ch space, make 1ch, miss 1dc and 1ch, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, * rpt from * to * to end, working last tr into 3rd of 4ch. Turn.

Rpt 4th and 5th Row until required length.

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Open Puff Group Stitch USA

Abbreviations USA
ch.
     Chain

sc.      Single Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
yo.      Yarn Over

ps.      Puff Stitch
* yo insert in stitch and pull up long loop, * rpt from * to * twice, yo pull through 6 loops, yo pull through 2 loops. 

ps Group.  (1ps, ch3, 1ps, ch3, 1ps) in next space or stitch.

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Make a chain length loosely in multiples of 8 + 4.

1st Row – Work (1ps, ch3, 1ps, ch3, 1ps) in 8th ch from hook, * ch1, skip 3ch, 1dc in next ch, ch1, skip 3ch, (1ps, ch3, 1ps, ch3, 1ps) in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 4ch, skip 3ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (see abbrev for ps)

2nd Row – ch4, skip ch1 and 1ps, * 1sc in next ch3 space, ch3, 1sc in next ch3 space, ch1, work 1dc in next dc, ch1, * rpt from * to end working last dc in 7th of 8ch. Turn.

3rd Row – ch4, * skip ch1 and sc, work (1ps, ch3, 1ps, ch3, 1ps) in next ch3 space, ch1, skip 1sc and ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc in 3rd of ch4. Turn.

4th Row – ch4, skip ch1 and 1ps, * 1sc in next ch3 space, ch3, 1sc in next ch3 space, ch1, work 1dc in next dc, ch1, * rpt from * to last ps group, 1sc in next ch3 space, ch3, 1sc in next ch3 space, ch1, work 1dc in 3rd of ch4. Turn.

5th Row – ch4, * skip ch1 and sc, work (1ps, ch3, 1ps, ch3, 1ps) in next ch3 space, ch1, skip 1sc and ch1, 1dc in next dc, ch1, * rpt from * to * to end, working last dc in 3rd of ch4. Turn.

Rpt 4th and 5th Row until required length.

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