here's an awesome roundup of tons of diy fingerless glove crochet patterns, free list - - (wouldn't these make great gifts for all those awesome women in your life?) Sugar Bee Crafts pick a pair you like I'm a crocheting beast!
The puff or bobble crochet stitch is as simple as single and double crochet. This stitch that will provide amazing texture to your hooked bits! -- I think I might try this as a border on a granny square blanket to add a bit of texture.