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Crochet Shell Stitch and Coral

Crochet Shell Stitch and Coral

It's another beautiful crochet stitch pattern: the shells and the coral. Crocheters often use this pattern for their works. For sample make chain stitches a multiple of 10, plus 2 chains.

1 row: the first double crochet in 2nd chain from hook, then make the double crochet stitches in each chain of initial row;

2 row: 1 turning chain, * 5 chains, skip 4 loops, 1 single crochet *;

3 row: 3 turning chains, 2 chains, * 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 4 double crochet in single crochet of previous row, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 5 chains, *, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 4 double crochet in single crochet of previous row, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 2 chains, 1 double crochet in top chain of turning chains of previous row;

4 row: 1 chain, * 5 chains, 1 single crochet in space between 2nd and 3rd of four double crochet of previous row, 5 chains, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row *, 5 chains, 1 single crochet in space between 2nd and 3rd of four double crochet of previous row, 5 chains, 1 single crochet in last chain on turning chains of previous row;

5 row: [3 turning chains, 2 double crochet] in first of three turning chains, * 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 5 chains, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 4 double crochet in single crochet of previous row *, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 5 chains, 1 single crochet in space under five chains of previous row, 3 double crochet in top chain of turning chains of previous row;

6 row: crochet same as 4th row.

Then the pattern repeat from 3rd row.

Crochet chart

Crochet chart of Crochet Shell Stitch and Coral
Pattern Chart Symbols

Chain stitch (ch).

Single crochet (sc).

Double crochet (dc).

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