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Crochet stitches

Twisting Blocks

Crochet StitchChain multiple: 12 + 4

Stitch Guide

Shell: Work (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) all in same st: shell made.

Instructions

Row 1: Work 2 dc in 4th ch from hook; *ch 3, sk 5 chs, sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 5 chs, shell in next ch; rep from * across, ending last rep with 3 dc (instead of shell) in last ch; ch 3 (counts as a dc of following row), turn.

Kittens in a Row

Crochet StitchChain multiple: 5+4

Two colors: color A and color B

Stitch Guide

Shell: (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in specified st or sp: shell made.

Puff stitch (Pst): (YO, insert hook in sp before first shell in 2nd row below and draw up a lp to height of working row) 4 times: 9 lps on hook; YO and draw through first 8 lps on hook, YO and draw through rem 2 lps: Pst made.

Pairs of Puffs

Crochet StitchChain multiple: 8 + 5

Stitch Guide

Puff stitch (Pst): *YO, insert hook in specified ch or sp and draw up a lp to height of a dc; rep from * 2 more times in same st, YO and draw through 7 lps: Pst made.

Picot: Ch 3, si st in base of ch: picot made.

Puff stitch shell (PS): In same ch or sp work (Pst, picot, ch 3, Pst, picot): PS made.

Pretty Puffs

Crochet StitchChain multiple: 3

Stitch Guide

Puff stitch (Pst): (YO, insert hook in specified st and draw up a long lp to height of dc) 3 times in specified st; YO and draw through all 7 lps on hook: Pst made.

Double crochet decrease (dc dec): YO, insert hook in first specified st or sp and draw up a lp, YO and draw through 2 lps on hook; YO, insert hook in second specified st or sp and draw up a lp, YO and draw through 2 lps on hook; YO and draw through all 3 lps on hook: dc dec made.

Puff Cables

Crochet StitchChain multiple: 4 + 2

Stitch Guide

Puff stitch (Pst): YO, insert hook in specified st and draw up a lp to height of a dc; (YO, insert hook in same st, YO and draw up a lp) two times; YO and draw through all 7 lps on hook; ch 1: Pst made.

Front-post triple crochet (FPtr): YO twice; insert hook from front to back to front around post (vertical bar) of specified st; (YO and draw through 2 lps) 3 times: FPtr made.