How To Crochet The Mini Bean // Elizabeth Stitch (US Terms)





Learn how to crochet the Mini Bean Stitch or Elizabeth Stitch with this easy to follow tutorial! The Mini Bean / Elizabeth stitch is a perfect beginner methods to create a beautifully textured and fast building fabric. Less bulkier than the puff stitch. This stitch creates a loose, soft fabric, which works up quickly and pairs perfectly with the half double crochet for simple garments such as scarves or ear warmers and headbands.



This pattern is written in US terminology


STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS


CH - Chain

YO - Yarn Over

SK - Skip next stitch


FOUNDATION


Chain in multiples of 2 plus 1.


PATTERN


Working in the third chain from the hook


*Insert hook YO and pull through (2 loops on the hook)

YO insert into same space, YO and pull through (4 loops on the hook)

YO and pull through all 4

CH1 (This counts as the top/close of the mini bean)**

SK next stitch

Repeat from* until **you reach the end

CH1 (This is your turning chain


Skipping the turning chain and the chain you made to close the last stitch you're going to crochet into the next space, which is technically the side of the mini bean from the last row. If you're not sure where to place your hook I would suggest checking out he video below.


*Insert hook YO and pull through (2 loops on the hook)

YO insert into same space, YO and pull through (4 loops on the hook)

YO and pull through all 4

CH1 (This counts as the top/close of the mini bean)**

SK next stitch


Repeat from* until** you reach your desired length.


VIDEO TUTORIAL



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