The Beehive Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #19

How to Crochet the Beehive Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Beehive Stitch is a basic pattern that uses the front post double crochet (FPdc) to create a nicely textured fabric. This is a stitch that’s great for afghans and washcloths.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Prep Row: Starting in 4th ch from hook, work 1 dc in each ch across row.
  • Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), skip st, *1 FPdc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * across, ending 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3, skip first st, *1 FPdc in next FPdc, 1 dc in next dc, rep from * ending with 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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