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Crochet shell stitch pattern for a triangle shawl

Guide

This triangle crochet stitch pattern is a versatile design that can be worked using any thread or yarn. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label. But you can play around with different options to get tighter or looser crochet fabric.

How to grow your triangle shawl pattern:

You can grow the shawl pattern for as long as you want. Simply repeat rows (given in diagram and step-by-step instructions) until you get the desired size of your shawl.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Shell: work 3tr/dc + 2ch + 3tr/dc in the same space.

Spiral: work 15ch, skip 2ch, work 3dc/sc in each of the next 11ch, 1ch.

Stitch – st

Beginning

Make spiral with 1tr/dc: make 15ch, skip 2ch, work 3dc/sc in each of the next 11ch, make 1ch and 1tr/dc in last (15th) ch.

Row 1: Make one more spiral (without tr/dc) and work 3tr/dc + 2ch + 3tr/dc + 2ch + 3tr/dc in space under tr/dc, turn.

Row 2: Make 1 spiral, work shell in first space of 2ch, 3ch, shell in next space of 2ch, turn.

For all the next rows work:

1. The beginning of a row - "BR": make spiral and shell in shell.

2. The end of a row - "ER": make shell in shell and turn.

Row 3: Make "BR" (see above), 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, 1dc/sc in the same space, 5ch, work "ER".

Row 4: "BR", 3ch, 1dc/sc In 1st space of 5ch, 5ch, 1dc/sc in 3rd space of 5ch, 3ch, "ER".

Row 5: "BR", 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 3ch, "ER".

Row 6: "BR" 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch below, 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc, 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch+ 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch,"ER".

Row 7: "BR", 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip 1space of 5ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch, 1dc/sc in second dc/sc, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch,"ER".

Row 8: "BR", * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch; rep from *one more time, 3ch, "ER".

Row 9: "BR",* 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc; rep from * one more time, 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, "ER".

Row 10: "BR", * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip 1space of 5ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch, 1dc/sc in second dc/sc; rep from * one more time, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip space of 5ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch, "ER".

Row 11: "BR", * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch; rep from *(two more times for this row), 3ch, "ER".

Row 12: "BR",* 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3tr/dc; rep from *(two more times for this row), 5ch, 1dc/sc + 5ch + 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5ch, "ER".

Row 13: "BR", * 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip 1space of 5ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch, 1dc/sc in second dc/sc; rep from *(two more times for this row), 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 5ch, skip 1space of 5ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, 3ch, "ER".

Repeat rows 11 - 13 until you have reached your desired length.

Last row

Make the last row after "row 12":

Work 3tr/sc in space of 2ch of the shell below, make 1 spiral, 3tr/dc in the same space of the shell, * make spiral, 1dc/sc in fist space of 5ch, 4ch, skip space of 5 ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, make 1 spiral, 1dc/sc in second dc/sc below; rep from *, make spiral, 1dc/sc in fist space of 5ch, 4ch, skip space of 5 ch and work 1dc/sc in next space, make 1 spiral, 1dc/sc in space of 2ch of the shell below, make 1spiral, 1dc/sc in the same space.

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