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Elizabeth Stitch Boot Cuff Crochet Pattern

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Elizabeth Stitch Boot Cuff Crochet Pattern - very quick and easy to make. They're the perfect accessory to go with a pair of jeans and your favorite boots.ELIZABETH STITCH BOOT CUFF CROCHET PATTERN

Next in our “Elizabeth Stitch” series is the simple yet elegant boot cuff crochet pattern. In case you’ve not seen it yet, check out the crochet stitch tutorial I made showing you how to create this beautiful stitch – see the tutorial here.

It’s a stunningly versatile crochet stitch that can be used in a myriad of patterns and projects (as you can see from my ever-growing list of Elizabeth Stitch patterns here on Dabbles & Babbles including my fingerless gloves, hat and scarf crochet patterns).

These boot cuffs are very quick to make, taking only an hour or two. They are the perfect accessory to go with a pair of jeans and your favorite boots.

If you’re still looking for the perfect holiday gift ideas these crochet boot cuffs can be customized to each and every person on your list whether they’re friends, family, or colleagues.  

Elizabeth Stitch Boot Cuff Crochet Pattern

NOTES: Pattern in U.S. crochet terminology

SKILL LEVEL: EASY

MATERIALS:

  •        Hook: U.S. J10/6.0mm
  •        Size 4 Worsted Weight Yarn – 1 skein (120 yds). Right now we are in love with Cascade 220 Superwash Merino. This merino wool is a go-to-yarn due to the wide selection of colors and nice stitch definition
  •        Darning Needle & Scissors

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet

PATTERN NOTES:

Elizabeth Stitch – see tutorial here

Insert your hook into next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, back into the same stitch and pull up another loop, yarn over and pull through all four loops on the hook. ch 1.

FINISHED SIZE:  6.5” wide (when stitched together) x 5.5” high

PATTERN:

Chain 44 + 4 (48)

Row 1: Starting in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc into each stitch until you reach the end of the row, turn.

Row 2 – 12:  Sc into each stitch until you reach the end of the row, turn.

Row 13 – 22: Ch3, 1 Elizabeth Stitch in every other stitch across the entire row, turn.

Finishing

Fold in half and stitch together using the whip stitch.

Looking for more great crochet patterns: Color Block Crochet Tote BagSimple Shells Light Weight WrapButton Up Squares Cowl Neck WarmerEasy Breezy Buttoned CowlBig Chunky ScarfWinter Wonderland ScarfHooded Crochet Scarf, Geometric Crochet Basket

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The Elizabeth Stitch – Easy Crochet Tutorial

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The Elizabeth stitch is absolutely beautiful in my opinion - it's an easy stitch to crochet and once you get going, you'll be able to do it in your sleep.Crochet Stitch of the Month – The Elizabeth Stitch

I’m really excited this week to share a new type of crochet blog post that I’ll be posting each month. I’ll be highlighting certain crochet stitches every month that I think are worth learning.

One of my favorite things about crocheting is learning basic crochet stitches and figuring out how I can implement them in my patterns. I’m always on the search for new but easy stitches, just like the Elizabeth stitch.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared some crochet projects with you that incorporate the Elizabeth stitch along with some detailed stitch pictures. The first project I shared was the Easy Elizabeth Stitch Fingerless Gloves. Following that we did the Elizabeth Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern and finally the Elizabeth Stitch Boot Cuffs.

While there are many different crochet stitches I love, the Elizabeth stitch is absolutely beautiful in my opinion. From my research, I’ve also heard this referred to as the Mini Bean stitch (but I think the Elizabeth stitch sounds a little more refined and chic – befitting this gorgeous stitch). This is also one of the easy crochet stitches compared to others out there. Which is why I chose it for this crochet tutorial.

If you look in the crochet stitches tutorial, you’ll see that the stitch is sweet, elegant and has a gentle criss-cross look to it. I also love the slightly bumpy texture. More importantly, it’s a really fun and easy stitch to work up and once you get going, you’ll be able to do it in your sleep. This is the perfect crochet tutorial for beginners.

Elizabeth Stitch

Start by chaining multiples of 2 + 4 to the desired length.

Row 1: Insert your hook into the 4th chain from the hook and pull up a loop, yarn over, back into the same stitch and pull up another loop, yarn over and pull through all four loops on the hook. *ch1, skip 1 ch, insert your hook into next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, back into the same stitch and pull up another loop, yarn over and pull through all four loops on the hook. Rep from * until the end of the row, turn.

Row 2: ch 3, *insert your hook into first ch 1 space, pull up a loop, yarn over and back into same space, pull up another loop, yarn over and pull through all four loops on the hook, ch 1; repeat from * across the entire row with the last stitch being worked under the turning chain, turn.

Continue Row 2 until you have reached the desired length for your project. 

Looking for more great crochet stitch patterns: the Primrose Stitch, the Aligned Cobble Stitch, the Cross-Over Block Stitch, and the Star Stitch Crochet tutorial.

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