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Crochet shell puff stitch

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Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / double crochet – tr/dc

Half tr / half dc – h.tr/h.dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr/tr

Puff stitch – puff.st: yarn over, insert hook into space of st, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step 3 times. Yarn over and draw through first 8 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 13 + 4

Row 1: Skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in next, then work 1h.tr/h.dc, 1dc/sc, *7ch, skip 7ch, 1dc/sc, 1h.tr/h.dc, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc, 1dc/sc; rep from*, 7ch, skip 7ch, 1dc/sc, 1h.tr/h.dc, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, turn.

Row 2: 4ch, 1 puff.st in 2nd tr/dc below, 1ch, 1 puff.st in h.tr / h.dc, 1ch, 1 puff.st in dc/sc, 1ch, * skip row below and work 1dc/sc + 3ch + 1dc/sc under the foundation ch, 1ch, work 1 puff.st + 1ch in each of the next dc/sc, h.tr/h.dc and tr/dc; rep from *, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 3: Work 4ch, * 6tr/dc in space of 3ch, 7ch; rep from*, 6tr/dc in space of 3ch, 3ch, dc/sc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 4: 3ch, skip row below and work 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, * 1ch, work 1puff.st + 1ch in each of the next 6 tr/dc, skip row below and work 1dc/sc + 3ch + 1dc/sc in space of 1ch between 3rd and 4th puff st.; rep from*, 1ch, work 1puff.st + 1ch in each of the next 6 tr/dc, skip row below and work 1dc/sc + 1ch in space of 1ch between puff.st and tr/dc, 1tr/dc in 1st ch, turn.

Row 5: 3ch, 3tr/dc in space of 1ch, * 7ch, 6tr/dc in space of 3ch; rep from *, 7ch, 3tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in 1st ch, turn.

Row 6: 4ch, work 1puff.st + 1ch in each of the next 3 tr/dc, * skip row below and work 1dc/sc + 3ch + 1dc/sc in space of 1ch between 3rd and 4th puff st., 1ch, work 1puff.st + 1ch in each of the next 6 tr/dc ;rep from*, skip row below and work 1dc/sc + 3ch + 1dc/sc in space of 1ch, 1ch, work 1puff.st + 1ch in each of the next 3tr/dc, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 6 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Wool yarn

100% Cotton yarn

Colors & rows: 1 & 2 – blue, 3 & 4 – white, 5 & 6 – beige, 7 & 8 – light green, 9 & 10 – dark green, 11 & 12 – beige, 13 -16 - white.

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