Crochet Shell Stitch Pattern 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. This Crochet Pattern is another wonderful creation.
Crochet Shell stitch is an advanced beginner crochet stitch that adds decorative appeal to projects. It makes a great border, or you can work it in rows. Crochet the shell stitch in a single color to create a beautiful texture or change colors from row to row for a more intricate design. Ready to learn how to crochet shell stitch? Grab a hook in a size that matches your yarn weight and get started!
Follow Written Pattern Below
SKILL LVL: Beginner
Row 1: Make any multiple of 8 ch plus 1. ( for the sample I’ll be making 24+1 =25 chs). Add additional 1 more ch to give it height.
Row 2: Turn. In the 2nd ch from the hook, make one sc, * sk 3, 9 dc in the next st (1 cluster), sk 3, sc in the next * Repeat instructions from * to * till the end.
Row 3: Turn. Ch3, dc in the same st, ch 2, sk 4, * sc in the 5th st of the cluster, ch 2, sk 4, V st in the sc from previous row, ch 2, sk 4 * Repeat instructions from * to * till the last cluster, Sc in the 5th st of the last cluster, ch 2, sk 4, 2dc in the last st.
Row 4: Turn. Ch3, 4 dc in the space between the 2dc of the previous row, sk 2 * sc above the sc from previous row, sk 3, 9 dc into the ch sp of the V st, sk 3, * Repeat * to * till the last V st, sc above the sc from previous row, sk 3, 5 dc in between the dc and ch3 of previous row.
Row 5: Turn. Ch 1, sc in the first st, * ch 2, sk 4, V st in the sc of previous row, ch 2, sk 4, sc in the 5th st of the cluster * Repeat * to * till the end.
Row 6: Turn. Ch 1, sc in the first st, * sk 3, 9 dc in the ch sp of the V st, sk 3, sc in the next * Repeat instructions from * to * till the end.
Repeat rows 3 – 6 for required length. End on row 3 or row 5 repeat. Fasten off and weave in the ends And you are done!
Follow Video Tutorial Below:
How to Crochet a Shell Stitch
This Crochet Box Stitch step by step video tutorial, allows you to learn a new crochet stitch quickly and easily. You will also know what stitches to use to crochet this pattern, what yarn to buy and what hooks are the best.
This pretty stitch is simple to learn and great for many different types of crochet projects. The Crochet Shell Stitch can be made by placing several stitches into the same stitch.
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