Here you can find out how to crochet mini bean stitch.
Mini Bean Stitch is surprisingly easy to do, using techniques learnt with Single crochet to get a stitch that looks totally different.
Other names for Mini Bean Stitch
Mini Bean Stitch is how I learnt this stitch (and I love the name), but doing some research, it’s also called the Elizabeth Stitch.
What can you use Mini Bean Stitch for?
Mini Bean Stitch is perfect for anything that needs a little bit of texture.
It’s gives a nice thick crochet cloth, but it is a bit of a yarn eater.
But if you are looking something totally different to single crochet, this could be the stitch for you.
I have also Mini Bean stitch in these free crochet patterns:
Happy Horizontal Scarf (Originally featured in issue 37 of Crochet Now Magazine)
What stitches do you need to know to make the Mini Bean Stitch
Mini Bean Stitch uses the way you “yarn over” for crochet stitches to get the effect.
As it’s not a combination of stitches, it would be handy to know how to:
- Single crochet
- Double Crochet
Make a multiple of 2+4 chains to start
If changing colour, do the last Yarn Over in the new colour.
Crochet Pattern Options
There are a few ways you can get the crochet pattern for this Easy Dish Cloth, and enjoy this crochet pattern and help support Off the Hook for You.
- You can find and use the crochet pattern here on the blog that is supplemented with ads.
- You can purchase, print and keep the 2 page advert-free pattern PDF in my shop as an instant download below.
- You can get the pattern as part of the “Sampler Poncho” with Itchin for some Stitchin – free on 5th August.
- Or you can get the sampler poncho bundle here
Mini Bean Stitch Dish Cloth Pattern
Mini Bean Stitch Square
There are 2 different sizes of square you can make:
Small = 7 x 7 inches (18 x 18 cm)
Large = 8 x 8 inches (20.5 x 20.5cm)
7 sts x 13 rows = 4 x 4 Inches (10 x 10cm)
ch – chain
mbs – mini bean stitch
Pul – pull up a loop
Sp – space
st – stitch
YO – yarn over
Mini bean stitch (mbs): insert hook into st or sp indicated, YO, pul, YO, insert hook into same st or sp, YO, pul, YO, draw through all 4 loops on the hook. Ch 1.
The square is sized in 2 sizes small (large).
Beginning chain on the mbs rows does not count as a st.
Block square to size after making.
Row 1: With 5.5mm hook, chain 25 (29)
Row 2: In 3rd ch from hook, 1 mbs, * miss 1 ch, 1 mbs; repeat from * to end. Turn. 12 (14) sts
Row 3: ch 1, work 1 mbs into back of mbs st across, miss last mbs, work last mbs into ch2-sp at the edge. Turn. 12 (14) sts
Row 4: Repeat row 3 19 (23) more times. 22 (26) rows total
Fasten off, weave in ends.
Block to size.
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