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  • “HOME WORK”, ROSE PUBLISHING CO. (LTD.), 1881

Crochet Oyster Shell Lace #48

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

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Shell - 3 tr/dc + 1 ch + 3 tr/dc in the same stitch

Stitch - st

Make 9 foundation chains.

Row 1: 5 ch miss, shell in next ch, 1 tr/dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: 3 ch, shell in shell, 1 tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Rows 3, 4 and 5: repeat 2 Row.

Row 6: 3 ch, shell in shell, 1 tr/dc in third ch, 13 ch, 1 dc/sc in eighth ch from hook, 6 ch,

3 shell miss, 1 dc/sc in third ch at fourth shell, turn.

Row 7: 3 ch, 12 tr/dc and 1 dc/sc in ring of 7 ch, turn.

Row 8: 6 ch, 8 st miss (1 dc/ and 7 tr/dc below), 1tr/dc in next st, 2 ch, 1 st miss, 1 tr/dc in next, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in last tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in third ch at first shell, turn.

Row 9: 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in second tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 12 tr/dc and 1 dc/sc in space of 6 ch, turn.

Row 10: 6 ch, 8 st miss, 1tr/dc in next st, 2 ch, 1 st miss, 1 tr/dc in next, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in last tr/dc below, turn.

Row 11: 5 ch, 1 tr/dc in second tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 12 tr/dc and 1 dc/sc in space of 6 ch, turn.

Rows 12 & 13, 14 & 15, 16 & 17, 18 & 19: repeat rows 10 and 11.

Row 20: repeat row 10.

Row 21: 5 ch, 1 tr/dc in second tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 12 tr/dc and 1 dc/sc in space of 6 ch,

8 dc/sc over 5 ch (see pictures below),

3 ch, shell in shell, 1 tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 22: 3 ch, shell in shell, 1 tr/dc in third ch, 1 dc/sc in tr/dc of big shell (see picture below), turn.

Rows 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29: repeat row 2.

Row 30: repeat row 6.

Row 31: repeat row 7.

Row 32: 6 ch, 8 st miss (1 dc/ and 7 tr/dc below), 1tr/dc in next st, 2 ch, 1 st miss, 1 tr/dc in next, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in last tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5 ch (see pictures below), turn.

Row 33: repeat row 9.

Row 34: 6 ch, 8 st miss (1 dc/ and 7 tr/dc below), 1tr/dc in next st, 2 ch, 1 st miss, 1 tr/dc in next, 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in last tr/dc below, 2 ch, 1dc/sc in space of 5 ch (see pictures below), turn.

Row 35: repeat row 9.

Repeat 12 – 35 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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