How to crochet the Bead Stitch

How to crochet the Bead Stitch

The bead stitch is a very stunning stitch, which is definitely worth learning how to crochet. The bead stitch is worked around the post of a double crochet. You can crochet a beautiful scarf or a blanket with this stitch, but you can also use a single row in a project, to make it stand out even more.

In this tutorial, I will teach you how to crochet 3 rows. You can keep repeating rows 2 and 3 to enlarge your work. The stitches I use in this tutorial are: the chain, single crochet, double crochet and the bead stitch.

Below you will find the video tutorial, the crochet chart and the written instructions. The easiest way to learn this stitch is by watching the video.

Video Tutorial Bead Stitch

Video how to crochet the Bead Stitch

Crochet Chart

Crochet Chart Bead Stitch

Written instructions

Chain a multiple of 2.

Row 1

Skip 1 chain, 1 single crochet in next chain. 1 single crochet in each of the next chains. Turn.

Row 2

Chain 1, skip 1 stich, 1 double crochet in the 2nd stitch.

The bead: You will work around the post of the double crochet. Yarn over and insert the hook from right to left behind the post of the double crochet. Yarn over and pull up a loop. Repeat 2x times: Yarn over, insert the hook from left to right behind the post. Yarn over and pull up a loop. You will have 7 loops on your hook now. Yarn over and pull the yarn through 6 loops. Yarn over and pull the yarn through the 2 remaining loops.

* Skip 1 stitch, 1 double crochet in next stitch, work a pearl stitch (as described above) around the double crochet* Repeat between * and * until the end of the row. Work 1 double crochet in the turning chain of the previous row. Turn.

Row 3

Chain 1, skip 1 stitch, 1 single crochet in each of the next stitches. Work 1 single crochet in the turning chain of the previous row. Turn.

Keep repeating rows 2 and 3 until your work is the desired size.

Do you want to learn another crochet stitch? Click HERE for an overview of all crochet stitches.