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Crochet textured shell stitch

Guide

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.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain Stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Font Post tr/dc – FPtr/dc

Back Post tr/dc – BPtr/dc

Stitch – st

Post st – Pst

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 4

Row 1: Skip 3 ch, * 1tr/dc in each of next 2ch, 1ch, skip 2ch, 6tr/dc in next, 2ch, 1tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2ch; rep from *, 1tr/dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 2ch, skip first tr/dc, * 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 st below, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 2ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in same space, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 st below; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in third ch and turn.

Row 3: Make 2ch, skip first tr/dc, * 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 2ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in same space, 1ch, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 st below; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in second ch and turn.

Repeat Rows 2 - 3 three more times.

Row 10: Make 2ch, * 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch; rep from *, work 1tr/dc in second ch and turn.

Row 11: Make 5ch, 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1ch, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, * 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 2ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in same space, 1ch, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below; rep from*, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1ch, 1tr/dc in same space, turn.

Row 12: Make 5ch, 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, * 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 2ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in same space, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below; rep from*, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Repeat Rows 11 - 12 three more times.

Row 19: Repeat Row 11.

Row 20: Make 2ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, * 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch; rep from *, 1ch, 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 21: Make 2ch, * 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 1ch, 6tr/dc in space of 2ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in same space, 1ch, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2 st below; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in first ch and turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 21 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Cotton

100% Wool + 100%Cotton (pink & green)

Colors and rows: * 1, 2 & 3 –white; 4 – green; 5 – pink; 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 - white; 14 – pink; 15 – green; 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 - white *.

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