A pink textured crochet swatch on a white background. At the bottom, text that says "Totally Textured Tuesday: Mini Bean Stitch."

This week we are learning to crochet the Mini Bean Stitch. Join us for our Totally Textured Tuesday series, where you’ll learn a new crochet stitch every week!


Hi again! Makenzie from BQueen Collection sharing another Totally Textured Tuesday stitch for our 12 week series. This is what we have covered so far:

Week 1: Single Crochet Back Loop Only (sc BLO)

Week 2: Blanket Stitch

Week 3: Even Moss Stitch

Week 4: Mini Basket Weave

Week 5: Bar Stitch

Week 6: Even Berry Stitch

Week 7: HDC FL + BL

Week 8: DC Cluster


A pink textured crochet swatch on a white background. A wooden crochet hook is hooked into the top of the swatch.

I’m sure you’ve heard of this one, right? It’s perfect for our series and I just had to include it. The mini bean stitch adds a lot of interesting texture, while still being simple, fast, and completely gratifying.

We want to see it! If you try any of the stitches with us during the series, tag us @WeCrochetOfficial and @BQueenCollection AND use #totallytexturedtuesday so we can share!


Hands crocheting with a wooden crochet hook into a pink textured crochet swatch on a white background.

Any yarn or hook will do, but here is what I am using:


  • ch: chain
  • rep: repeat
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sk: skip
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side
  • yo: yarn over
  • mb st: mini bean stitch; insert hook in to st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, insert hook in same st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook, ch1


Multiple: 2 + 1

Row 1 (RS): Ch to desired length, mb st in 3rd chain from hook, *sk1 ch, mb st in next ch; repeat from * across, ch1, turn.

Row 2 (WS): Work 1 mb st into the side of each mb st from the previous row, ch1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until desired measurement.

That’s it! We’ll see you next week for another Totally Textured Tuesday!

Headline that says: "Crochet Tutorial: Mini Bean Stitch: BQueen collection + WeCrochet." Below, Hands crocheting with a wooden crochet hook into a pink textured crochet swatch on a white background.
a photo of Makenzie of BQueen and her husband

Hi! I’m Makenzie from BQueen Collection and my husband I make custom wood crochet hooks while I also dabble in pattern design. We live in eastern Colorado, enjoy fishing and the outdoors, and have three young boys who keep us very busy (plus eight chickens because we eat soooo many eggs). We’d love to connect – follow us on Instagram @bqueencollection and see what we’re up to!


  1. Fatima Lyle / August 12, 2020 / Reply

    Video? I m very new at this( taught myself by following YouTube videos since lockdown) I just can’t follow a written pattern at this time.

    • Carrie / August 13, 2020 / Reply

      What does ‘into the side’ mean??

  2. Zibby / August 17, 2020 / Reply

    In this context, I think that “into the side” is the same thing as “into the top,” meaning the space created between the ch1 at the end of an mb stitch and the first drawn up loop of the next mb stitch. Check out the 2:30 mark of this video:

    Hope this helps!

    • Heather Mann / August 20, 2020 / Reply

      Thank you, Zibby!

  3. Sadie / May 12, 2022 / Reply

    I am using this stitch to crochet a jacket, but I am having problems trying to work out how to increase stitches for the sleeves. Can you suggest how I might do this please?