Thursday, August 2, 2012

Easy Shells


This pretty lacy stitch is very easy, but it looks quite lovely. It’s perfect for beginner crocheters.

easy crochet shell stitch



Abbreviations:

ch chain,
sk skip,
dc double crochet,
* * repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as there are stitches to accommodate them.

Multiple of 6 ch plus 4

Row 1: *sk 5 ch, (2 dc, ch 3, 2dc) all in next ch*; sk 3 ch, dc in last ch. Ch 3, turn.

Row 2: *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) all in ch-3 space*; dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.

Repeat from Row 2.

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13 comments:

  1. Thanks Olga for sharing this pattern. It is a very pretty pattern. As a beginner I am keen to test out new patterns.

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  2. Thanks for the lovely pattern. Delicious colour.

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  3. You always find the most beautiful colors to crochet with! I love it. I believe the most simple stitches make the "most" beautiful things!

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  4. Great pattern! Think I'm gonna use it for new lace gloves! Thanks for sharing! Liz

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  5. Hi Olga! I absolutely love this pattern. I think I will make a pink scarf with it for my mom.
    I love the pink yarn as well.
    Have a great day!!!

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  6. Thank you, Olga! This is such a lovely pattern, I'm enjoying working it into a scarf. :) - Kathy

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  7. lovely pattern, but do you mean (2 dc , 3 ch, 2 dc) in row 2?

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    1. Yes, that was a typo. Thank you for pointing it out.

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  8. I just finished up an infinity scarf using this pattern. Worked up really easy and looked pretty. Thank You, Olga.

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  9. How do I finish this? My last row is wavy, but the first is straight. Sorry, I only recently learned to crochet.

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    1. You can try finishing it with a row of single crochets. For example, sc in each dc and 3 sc in each ch-3 space.

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  10. Thanks for sharing this versatile pattern! I am going to stash bust this pattern with scarves for my local homeless hat and scarf drive. A pattern I can easily remember when watching TV. Thanks again!

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