For dense & warm textured fabric
For open and airy fabric
For solid & warm or open & airy fabric
For airy and openwork border
For cozy and warm blankets or for airy lace designs
Make a cute applique for your home decor accessories, baby blanket, etc.
Grow the shawl pattern for as long as you want. Simply repeat rows
Solid and openwork stitches, motifs, and cute applique
Christmas home decor patterns
The bobble - shell textured stitch creates a solid, dense and warm textured fabric.
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How to read crochet diagrams
At this page you'll find information about Symbols & Terms
Please download a diagram as PDF
Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.
UK / US crochet term:
Chain stitch – ch
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc
Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc
Bobble - shell st – BSt: work 9 tr/dc in the same stitch, drop the loop from your hook.
Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first tr/dc of the group and grab the dropped loop.
Pull it through the stitch, and then make 1ch.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 2
Row 1: Skip 1 ch, work dc/sc in each of the next ch, turn.
Row 2: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2dc/sc below, * 1Bst, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5dc/sc below; rep from *, 1Bst, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3dc/sc below, turn.
Row 3: Make 1ch, work 1dc/sc in each tr/dc and in each 1ch of Bst. Turn.
Row 4: Make 3ch, work 1Bst in first dc/sc below, * 1tr/dc in each of the next 5dc/sc, 1Bst in next dc/sc; rep from *, turn.
Row 5: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in second ch from hook. Then work 1dc/sc in each tr/dc and in each 1ch of Bst. Turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.
Colors & rows: * 1 – dark pink, 2 & 3 – dark grey, 4 & 5 – light grey, 6 & 7 – white, 8 & 9 – light pink, 10 & 11 – white, 12 & 13 – light grey, 14 & 15 – dark grey, 16 – dark pink *.
Thick wool yarn
Colors & rows: * 1 – beige, 2 & 3 – white, 4 & 5 – green, 6 - beige *.
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