Today I have another Crochet stitch tutorial to share with you all of one of my very favorite stitch patterns – the Shell Stitch. It’s a beautiful and simple crochet stitch that you can use for a variety of projects. You can use this beginner-friendly stitch to create everything from baby blankets to scarves and sweaters.
This guide will teach you how to crochet the shell stitch with plenty of step-by-step photos and detailed instructions.
I love this stitch because it creates so much pretty texture and it is simple to learn and remember.
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How to Crochet the Shell Stitch for Beginners
The shell stitch is a crochet stitch pattern that creates a beautifully textured, scalloped design. You can work the shell stitch in rows, in rounds, or as a border around a larger project. I will share how to crochet an easy shell stitch using four double crochets that can be applied to crocheting baby blankets, baby clothes, afghans and borders to create a great projects.
The most common shell stitch is one that uses double crochets. To make shell stitches, you can crochet anywhere from 3 to 6 double crochets (dc) in a stitch (or space) to make a shell.
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Happy Crocheting to you !