Modified Puff Stitch Crochet Tutorial

When I designed my newest headband, the Dreaming of Clouds Ear Warmer, I created this fun stitch. It may have an actual crochet name, but I name it the modified puff Stitch for this tutorial.

The modified puff stitch crochet stitch is an easy, less bulky alternative to the traditional puff stitch.  Learn how to make this fun puff stitch with my simple guide below!

The modified puff stitch is used in our dreaming clouds headband

Find the Dreaming Clouds Headband on my blog to get started! Ready to learn this fun new “made up” stitch?

Learn the Modified Puff Stitch

This is a pretty simple puff stitch tutorial and is great for beginner crochets who would like to try something a bit more challenging.

Once you get the hang of this crochet stitch, you will be able to work up my free headband pattern with no problem at all.

Read on down for the FREE puff stitch tutorial.

Happy Crocheting Friends!

Crochet Modified Puff Stitch Tutorial

Skill Level: Easy

Crochet Abbreviations


  • Written in Standard US terms
Puff Stitch Steps

How to Crochet The Modified Puff Stitch in Crochet

YO, insert hook into specified CH or ST , pull loop through CH or ST,  and make loop the same height as previous CH or ST , (YO, insert hook in same CH, YO, pull loop through CH and make loop same height as others), YO, pull through all 5 loops on hook (do not close off)

End with 1 SC in next ST.

I use this stitch specifically in my “Dreaming Clouds” Crochet Ear warmer headband.

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