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Crochet shell edging

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 – work 7tr/dc in the same space or stitch.

Picot of 3 ch – picot

Stitch - st

Make 35 foundation ch.

Row 1: skip 4ch, 1tr/dc in next, 3ch, skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3ch, 7ch, skip 5ch, 1dc/sc in next, skip 2ch, shell in next, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next, 7ch, skip 5ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3ch, 3 ch, work 1tr/dc + 5ch + 1tr/dc in lzst ch, turn.

Row 2: 3ch, 10 tr/dc in space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, 7ch, 1dc/sc in 4th tr/dc of the shell below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 3: 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, shell in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 7ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, work over big shell: *2tr/dc in first st, 1ch, skip 1 st; rep from * 4 times, 2tr/dc in the same st, turn.

Row 4: 3ch, *1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch; rep from * 4 times, 1tr/dc in last tr/dc of the big shell, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, 7ch, 1dc/sc in 4th tr/dc of the shell below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 5: 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, shell in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 7ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1tr/dc in 1st tr/dc of the big shell, *shell in space of 3ch; rep from * 4 times, turn.

Row 6: 3ch, * 1dc/sc + picot + 1dc/sc in 4th tr/dc of shell, 5ch; rep from * 3times, 1dc/sc + picot + 1dc/sc in 4th tr/dc of next shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc in last tr/dc of the big shell, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, 7ch, 1dc/sc in 4th tr/dc of the shell below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 7: 3ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 7ch, 1dc/sc in space of 7ch, shell in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in next space of 7ch, 7ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3tr/dc below, 3ch, work 1tr/dc + 5ch + 1tr/dc in 1st tr/dc of the big shell, turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 7 until you have reached your desired length.

Color combination with purple

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