The Bead Stitch – Pattern Description
The Bead Stitch is crocheted like a puff stitch but sideways around the post of the previous double crochet stitch. This gives it a bumpy texture that looks great on baby blankets, modern afghans and crocheted garments.
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- double sided
- accent stitch
- (Multiples of 2ch) + 1ch
- Deramores Studio Aran
- 5mm crochet hook
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Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Bead Stitch (bst) – *Yo, insert hook behind the post of the previous dc from front to back, pull through a long loop*, repeat from * 3 more times (you will have 9 loops on your hook). Yo and pull through 8 of the 9 loops on hook, yo and pull through the 2 remaining loops on hook.
Starting Chain: ch29 (or any multiples of 2ch + 1)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each remaining ch across
Row 2: Ch3 (counts as a dc), dc in next, bst, *sk 1, dc in next, bst*, repeat from * until you reach the last 2 stitches, sk1, dc in last stitch, ch1, turn
Row 3: sc in each stitch across
Repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have the desired length
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