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Crochet shell stitch

Guide


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

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.

100% Cotton

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

100% Cotton

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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