Crochet Shell Stitch 4

Crochet Shell Stitch 4

For a swatch make chain stitches a multiple of 21, plus 6 chains for the symmetry of the pattern, plus 2 turning chains.

1 row: * 1 double crochet in 3rd chain from hook, then 5 double crochet in each chain, 4 chains, skip 3 chains, 1 single crochet, 4 chains, skip 3 chains, 2 double crochet in same chain, 4 chains, skip 3 chains, 1 single crochet, 4 chains *, 6 double crochet in each chain;

2 row: 2 turning chains, 6 double crochet in each stitch of previous row, * 2 chains, 1 single crochet in space under four chains of previous row, 4 chains, 1 single crochet in space under next four chains of previous row, 2 chains,2 double crochet in space between two double crochet of previous row, 2 chains,1 single crochet in space under four chains of previous row, 4 chains, 1 single crochet in space under next four chains of previous row, 2 chains, 6 double crochet in each double crochet of previous row *;

3 row: 2 turning chains, * 6 double crochet in each stitch of previous row, 1 chains, 5 double crochet in space under four chains between two single crochet of previous row, 1 chain, 2 double crochet in space between two double crochet of previous row, 1 chain, 5 double crochet in space under four chains between two single crochet of previous row, 1 chain *, 6 double crochet in each double crochet of previous row;

4 row: 2 turning chains, 6 double crochet in each double crochet of previous row, * 4 chains, 1 single crochet in central stitche of seven double crochet of previous row, 4 chains, 2 double crochet in space between two double crochet of previous row, 4 chains, 1 single crochet in central stitche of seven double crochet of previous row, 4 chains, then 6 double crochet in each double crochet of previous row.

This pattern repeats from 2nd row.

Crochet chart

Crochet chart Crochet Shell Stitch 4
Pattern Chart Symbols

Chain stitch (ch).

Single crochet (sc).

Double crochet (dc).

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