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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

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

Shell – work in the same stitch: 1 tr/dc + 2 ch + 1 tr/dc

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 5

Row 1: 4 ch miss, 1tr/dc in next ch, * 2ch, 4 ch skip, 1 shell in next ch; per from *, 2ch, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: 4ch, 4 d.tr/tr in space of 1 ch, * shell in shell, 9 d.tr/tr in next shell; rep from *, shell in shell, 4 d.tr/tr in space of 1ch, 1 d.tr/tr in thied ch, turn.

Row 3: 4 ch, 1 tr/dc in first d.tr/tr below, * 2ch, shell in shell, 2ch, shell in fifth d.tr/tr below; rep from*, 2ch, shell in shell, 2ch 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in fourth ch, turn.

Row 4: 4ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 1ch,* 9 d.tr/tr in shell, shell in next shell; rep from*, 9 d.tr/tr in shell, 1 tr/dc in space of 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 5: 4ch, 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, * 2ch, shell in fifth d.tr/tr below, 2ch, shell in shell; rep from*, 2ch, shell in fifth d.tr/tr below, 2ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in third ch, turn.

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

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