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Crochet Little Shell Stitch

Crochet Little Shell Stitch

This is very beautiful crochet pattern of little shells. For a swatch make chain stitches a multiple of 8, plus 1 chains for the symmetry of the pattern, plus 2 turning chains.

1 row: * [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in same chain, skip 3 chains, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in same chain, skip 3 chains *, [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in same chain, skip 3 chains, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in same chain, skip 1 chain, 1 double crochet in last chain;

2 row: 2 turning chains, [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, * [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row *, 1 double crochet in top chain of turning chains;

3 row: 2 turning chains, * [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row *, [2 double crochet, 1 chain, 2 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, [1 double crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] in space between two double crochet and chain of previous row, 1 double crochet in top chain of turning chains.

Then this pattern repeats from 2nd row.

Crochet chart

Crochet chart Crochet Little Shell Stitch
Pattern Chart Symbols

Chain stitch (ch).

Double crochet (dc).

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