Crochet Bean Stitch Tutorial

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You might have been scrolling through your social media and came across this beautiful puffy textured stitch in your feed that caught your eye and made you stop scrolling right away. And searching the internet you may be wondering just how to do the crochet bean stitch. This is a surprisingly easy stitch to do and this step-by-step tutorial will show you how to start making crocheted masterpieces with this beautiful stitch.

About the Bean Stitch

The crochet bean stitch is a puffy stitch that involves yarning over and pulling up loops multiple times in the same stitch.

When crocheting from a pattern, the abbreviation for the bean stitch is usually bean st.

There is another closely related stitch that has one less yarn over and one less loop pull up and it is called the Mini Bean Stitch.

Crochet Bean Stitch Tutorial

Written Instructions For The Crochet Bean Stitch

Insert the crochet hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (2 loops on your hook), yarn over, insert your hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (4 loops on your hook), yarn over, insert your hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (6 loops on your hook), yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on your hook, chain 1 to close the stitch

Step By Step Video Tutorial



How to do the Crochet Bean Stitch

Crochet Bean Stitch Tutorial, a crochet stitch tutorial

Instructions

  1. Make a Foundation Chain that is an Odd Number
  2. Insert hook into the 3rd chain from the hook and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook) Insert your hook into the 3rd chain from the hook and then pull up a loop, giving you 2 loops on your hook
  3. Yarn over, insert hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook) Yarn over and insert your hook back into the same stitch and pull up another loop, you will have 4 loops on your hook
  4. Yarn over, insert hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (6 loops on hook) Yarn over again and go back into the same stitch and pull up a loop, you will now have 6 loops on your hook
  5. Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook
  6. Chain one to close the stitch Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on your hook, then chain 1 to close the bean stitch
  7. Skip the next chain
  8. Insert hook into the following chain and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook)
  9. Yarn over, insert hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook)
  10. Yarn over, insert hook back into the same stitch and pull up a loop (6 loops on hook)
  11. Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops on hook
  12. Chain one to close the stitch
  13. Repeat steps 7 through 12 all across the foundation chain (you will still chain 1 at the last bean stitch of the row to close the stitch)
  14. To do another row of bean stitches you will ch 1 again, giving you 2 chains when you count the one from the closing of the last bean stitch in the previous row, and then turn your work.
  15. Starting in the side of the first bean stitch you will repeat steps 8 through 12.
  16. You will then skip one stitch, which is the chain 1 you did to close the stitches of the previous row, these are called the top of the bean stitch The sides of the bean stitches in the previous row is where you will work the current rows bean stitches, the tops of the bean stitches in the previous row are skipped
  17. Repeat steps 15 and 16 as needed across the row.

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