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Crochet 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

Shell: make 5tr/dc in the same ch or st.

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 11 + 6

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

Row 2: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first tr/dc below, * 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc of shell, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc of shell, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch; rep from *, work last dc/sc in fifth ch and turn.

Row 3: make 3ch and work 2tr/dc in first dc/sc below, * 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, shell in dc/sc below; rep from *, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3tr/dc in lasct dc/sc, turn.

Row 4: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in firsr tr/dc below, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc of shell, * 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc of shell, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc of shell; rep from *, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2tr/dc, 3ch, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 5: make 5ch and 1dc/sc in first space of 3ch, * shell in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch; rep from *, shell in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 2ch, 1tr/dc in lastdc/sc below, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.

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Colors & Rows:* 1 & 2 – purple, 3 & 4 - white *.

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Colors & Rows:* 1 & 2 – dark green; 3 & 4 – apricot; 5 & 6 – peach; 7 & 8 – green; 9 & 10 – pale green; 11 & 12 – dark green *.


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