This pretty stitch is simple to learn and great for many different types of crochet projects. Learn how to crochet shell stitch by following Written Pattern/Video tutorial. The crochet shell stitch can be made by placing several stitches into the same stitch. There are also many alternatives to creating this stitch. I love this stitch because it creates so much pretty texture and it is simple to learn and remember. It was one of the very first stitch patterns I learned when I was relearning how to crochet, and I still use it all the time. The shell stitch is popular in crochet because there is a lot of variety in the ways it can be used.
Try using the shell stitch to make a scarf, blanket, sweater, washcloth, and other project that could use a little seaside flair. Follow this pattern to learn How to Crochet a Shell Stitch. It’s quite a lovely stitch and not very difficult either.
Check Written Pattern Below:
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Skip next 2 ch. 5 dc in next ch. Skip next 2 ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of chain. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in same sc as ch-3. *Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Skip next 2 dc. 5 dc in next sc. Rep from * to last 6 sts. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Skip next 2 dc. 3 dc in last sc. Join B. Turn.
3rd row: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in first dc. *Skip next 2 dc. 5 dc in next sc. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in same sc as ch-3. *Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Skip next 2 dc. 5 dc in next sc. Rep from * to last 6 sts. Skip next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Skip next 2 dc. 3 dc in last sc. Join A. Turn. First 4 rows of Stripe Pat are complete. Rep 3rd and 4th rows for Shell Pat and cont in Stripe Pat until work from beg measures approx 7½” [19 cm], ending on a 4th row. Fasten off.
Edging: 1st rnd: (RS). Join A with sl st to any corner. Ch 1. 3 sc in same sp as sl st. (Work sc evenly across side to next corner. 5 sc in next corner) 3 times. Work sc evenly across last side. 2 sc same sp as sl st. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Crochet Shell Stitch – Learn To Crochet
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