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Lace Crochet Puff Stitch

crochet puff stitches with an added twist

I have been experimenting with some crochet puff stitches variations of my own “design”. I say design in quotes because it probably isn’t a new stitch, just a new discovery to me.

This particular crochet puff stitch I created by combining a chain space with a regular puff stitch. I wanted it to be more lacy and open, hence the name lace puff stitch.

I love crochet stitches in general, as you can see in many of my projects, but I wanted to create a stitch pattern that would be great for crochet market bags, totes, beach bags, beach cover ups/kimonos. You get the picture.

This crochet puff stitches pattern is really easy to make, and a perfect little project for those new to crochet. It’s a simple two rows repeat.

I foresee a lot of projects using this stitch in the future, so stay tuned! Until then, have fun playing around with this puff stitch. Happy crocheting 🙂

If you’re satisfied with your lace crochet puff stitch knowledge and just want to get to the cool stuff, here’s some projects below to get you going.

1 Crochet Happy Hour Top / 2 Crochet Summer Lace Top / 3 Crochet Lacy Summer Top

If you’d like a video tutorial to follow along, be sure to scroll down to the bottom.


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Stitches Used & Code (US Term)

  • ch = chain
  • st = stitch(es)
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • sk = skip
  • sp = space
  • YO = yarn over hook
  • REP = repeat
  • pf = puff stitch: *YO insert hook into the st, pull up a loop* rep from *TO* 2 more times (7 loops on hook), YO pull through all the loops on hook and ch 1


  • The lace puff stitch is in a multiples of 2 ch. For the following instructions, I’m going to make 12 ch
  • The lace puff stitch is a two row repeat (row 3 and 4)

Lace Puff Stitch Instructions

Row 1: ch 12, 1 sc into second ch from hook and each ch across. Total of 11 sc

Row 2: Turn, ch 1 (do not count as a st), 1 sc into first st, *ch 2, sk next st, 1 sc into next st* REP from *TO* across. Total of 5 ch sp. Check picture below

Row 3: Turn, ch 2 (count as 1 hdc), pf st into each ch sp across, end the row with, 1 hdc into last st. Total of 5 pf. Check picture below

How to crochet a puff stitch photo tutorial

Row 4: Turn, ch 1 (do not count as a st), 1 sc into first st, *ch 2, 1 sc into the ch sp in between the pf st* REP from *TO* until you have 1 pf st left, ch 2, 1 sc into last st/second ch. Total of 5 ch sp. Check picture below

Crochet lace puff stitch with the chain spaces

REP Row 3 and Row 4 for remainder of project. Then follow the instructions before on how to make the last row of the lace puff stitch

The last row: Turn, ch 1 (do not count as a st), 2 sc into each ch sp across, end the row with 1 sc into the last sc st. Total of 11 sc. Check picture below

Crochet lace puff stitch is completed


That’s all for this lace crochet puff stitch tutorial

I hope you learned something new. Are you ready to start making something with this stitch? I’d love to hear your ideas. Let me know in the comments.

Till next time,