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Crochet shell picot stitch

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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

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Crossed treble / Crossed double crochet – crs.tr / crs.dc

Picot of 3 chan stitches - Picot.

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 7 + 4

Row 1: (Right side, pink yarn) insert hook into 5th ch from hook, * 1 crs.tr / crs.dc dc skip 3ch, 2dc into next ch; rep from *, 1tr/dc into last ch, turn.

For crs.tr / crs.dc insert hook in 5th ch from hook and work tr/dc, than insert hook in 4th ch and make tr/dc again.

Row 2: (Left side, white yarn) 3ch, * work following stitches in space of 3ch: 2 tr/dc, picot, 4 tr/dc, picot, 2 tr/dc; rep from *, 1tr/dc into last of 3ch, don’t turn.

Row 3: (Left side, pink yarn) 5ch, * work 2 crs.tr / crs.dc in stitches below between picots, 3 ch; rep from *, 2ch and 1tr/dc into last tr/dc below, turn.

Row 4: (Right side, white yarn) 3ch, 2 tr/dc , picot, 2 tr/dc in space of 2 ch,* work following stitches in space of 3ch: 2 tr/dc, picot, 4 tr/dc, picot, 2 tr/dc; rep from *, 2tr/dc, picot, 2 tr/dc in space of 5 ch, 1 tr/dc in 3rd of 5 chs, don’t turn.

Row 5: (Left side, pink yarn) 3ch, 1 crs.tr / crs.dc, 3ch * work 2 crs.tr / crs.dc in stitches below between picots, 3 ch; rep from *, 1 crs.tr / crs.dc, 1tr/dc, turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.

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