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Recently, I have a thing for Bobble stitch which some crocheters call Puff stitch, this post would explain How I make my Crochet Bobble stitch and show few Patterns I made using Bobbles.

Why make a Bobble stitch?

If you want a pattern full of texture and Warmth, then this stitch is perfect for you!

you can use any yarn weights, basically – you would get different thickness and bulkiness with the yarn type selected. I prefer using Double knit (#3) or Worsted weight yarns (#4) yarn. chunky (#5) yarns.

Here are few examples of what I made using bobble stitch, you can also find the patterns to these patterns in my Ravelry and Esty Pages.

let’s get to the tutorial…

Supplies

Yarn –

Double Knit yarn (stylecraft) in 2 contrasting colors

Hook

5 mm hook

Bobble stitch – (Puff = dc5tog)*Yarn over (yo), insert hook in indicated st, yo, draw yarn through the stitch, yo, draw yarn through  2 loops on hook, repeat from * 4 more times in the same sts, (you should have 6 loops on your hook now)

  yo, and draw the yarn through all 6 loops on your hook. Secure with a chain 1

  (dc5tog) = Double Crochet 5 Together

Here are few things to note while making a pattern using Bobble stitch

crochet cardigan Pattern
crochet cardigan pattern
Convertible Beanie and cowl pattern
Available on Ravelry and Esty


  1. Bobbles are to be crocheted on the wrong side to make them puff and beautiful
  2. if using two colors, carry “un-used” yarn i.e C, crocheting over it.
  3. A gentle pull at regular intervals would prevent the un-sued yarn from showing 

Row 1: (RS) With A, ch 21, dc in 3rd ch from hook, Hdc in each chain across, turn (20 dc)

Row 2: (WS) Ch 2, *dc in next 4 sts, 1 bobble, repeat from * to end of the Row, turn (4 Bobbles, 16 dc)

Row 3: (RS) Ch 1, sc in each st across (20 sc)

Repeat Row 2 and # till you have your desired length

I hope you are now confident to make your next bobble?