How to crochet Shell stitch

Its absolutely ideal for crochet summer hat or for crochet scarf, I really like this crochet stitch pattern.

Shell stitch

 crochet stitches pattern
Multiple of 6 stitches plus 1, then add 1 more for base starting chain
Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 1 sc in next ch **, repeat * to ** to end of row. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 2 dc in same st as ch-3 just made, * skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc (which is the center st of the 5-dc shell), skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc **, repeat * to ** to end of row, ending the last repeat with 3 dc in last sc, skip turning chain. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first st, * skip 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 dc, 1 sc in next dc **, repeat from * to ** to end of row, ending last repeat with 1 sc in top of the ch-3 turning chain.

Repeat rows: Repeat rows 2 and 3 consecutively, until desired length is reached.
 crochet stitches pattern
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
st = stitch

Free crochet stitch pattern.


saye pika said...

thanks for d pattern..:)

Arctida said...

Very pretty pattern! Thank you for sharing :)

MaRa said...

Gracias, es perfecto para mi. Thank you very much. ;)