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How to Crochet: Lotus Bud Stitch by Lilinette Crochet | Crochet Video Tutorial for Beginners | Stitch Explorer Series

Welcome to Saturday Stitch Explorers! This week’s stitch is the Lotus Bud Stitch. This stitch was created by a friend of mine, Lily over at Lilinette Crochet. It is a very easy to learn stitch and great for beginners to up their crochet game.

This beautiful stitch creates a nice thick fabric, perfect for creating sweaters, pillows, and spa sets. Speaking of spa sets! Lily is offering 25% off her spa set featuring the Lotus Bud Stitch!

Head on over to her Ravelry page and download the Lotus Bud Spa Set Pattern, enter COUPON CODE: LOTUSBUDLOVE for 25% off pattern, valid until 4/27/2019. Thanks Lily for sharing your beautiful stitch and I’m honored to make this tutorial for you :).

Complete video tutorial at bottom of post – cuz I <3 you.

For this tutorial I used Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton and you can find that here.

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Are you ready to learn this new stitch?  Let’s get started!

Lotus Bud Stitch by Lilinette Crochet

The Lotus Bud Stitch combines simple yarn overs and pull ups to create small clusters, with beautiful texture.


+ Abbreviations


lbslotus bud stitch
fscfoundation single crochet
ch (s)chain (s)
skskip
yoyarn over
st(s)stitch(es)
* … *repeat from * to * as many times indicated

+ Stitch Guide:


fsc – foundation single crochet

create a slip knot.  ch 2, insert hook in 1st chain.  yo, draw up a loop.  ch 1, yo, draw through both loops on hook.  (2nd st) insert hook in bottom two loops of ch 1.  yo, draw up a loop, ch 1, yo, draw through both loops (2 fsc created).

lbs – lotus bud stitch

yo, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through 2 loops. yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook* (1 lotus bud stitch created)


+ Pattern:


Create a fsc row of any number of stitches.

Row 1: ch 2, turn.  *yo, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through 2 loops. yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook* (1 lotus bud stitch created) – repeat *…* to end of row.

Repeat row 1 until you reach desired height.

Working the pattern with a chain.

chain any number of chains + 2

Row 1: *yo, insert hook in 3rd ch from hook, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through 2 loops. yo, insert hook in same st, yo, pull up a loop. yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook* (1 lotus bud stitch created) – repeat *…* to end of row.

Row 2: ch 2, turn. *yo, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop. yo, pull through 2 loops. yo, insert hook in same st, pull up a loop. yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook* (1 lotus bud stitch created) – repeat *…* to end of row.

repeat row 2 until you reach desired height.

Congratulations! You’re finished!

Lotus Bud Stitch Complete Video Tutorial:

What can I make with the Lotus Bud Stitch?

This stitch looks great for any project like sweaters, pillows, and spa sets.


I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below, I would love to talk crochet!

I am in an affiliate program with Lion Brand, so if you happen to make a purchase, I will earn a small commission (win, win!). These commission helps me keep providing free video tutorials and free patterns on my blog (links below).

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