- Step by step instructions #0054
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.
in this stitch
UK / US crochet term:
Chain Stitch – ch
Slip stitch - slt
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc
Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc
Double treble / Triple crochet – dtr/tr
Shell: 9dtr/tr in same chain (or space of 5ch)
Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 4
Skip 1 ch, 1dc/sc in next, * skip 6ch, shell in next ch, skip 6ch, make slt + 5ch + slt in next ch; rep from*, work 1dc/sc in last ch (instead slt + 5ch + slt), turn.
Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc + 1tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next dtr/tr. Keep loops of 5 chs at front of shells (see picture). Work 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below at end of row. Turn.
Make 6ch, 5 dtr/tr in first dc/sc below, * make slt + 5ch + slt in back loop of 5th dtr/tr of shell below:
Work shell in space of 5ch, rep from *,
make slt + 5ch + slt in back loop of 5th dtr/tr of shell below, 6 dtr/tr in last dc/sc below, turn.
Make 1 ch and 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr below, work 1dc/sc + 1tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each of next dtr/tr. Keep loops of 5 chs at front of shells. Make 1dc/sc in 6th ch and turn.
Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, * work shell in space of 5ch, make slt + 5ch + slt in back loop of 5th dtr/tr of shell below; rep from *, work shell in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc of row below, turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.
Multicolored / Cotton - 100%
Colors and rows: * 1 & 2 – blue; 3 & 4 – white; 5 & 6 – pink * .
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