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How to Crochet Sweet Shell Edging

How to Crochet Sweet Shell Edging
How to Crochet Sweet Shell Edging
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Want a softer edging stitch that will add a nice subtle design? Check out this How to Crochet Sweet Shell Edging video tutorial and learn just how easy adding this delicate edging can be. The sweet shell edging gives more of soft and gentle edging style that will not be too out there and noticeable. Instead, you are decorating your new crochet project with an edging that will awe without having to try too hard. Feel like royalty every time you wear your crochet piece with shell edging! 

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How to Crochet Sweet Shell Edging

Sweet Shell Edging Instructions

  1. For this edging, you will need a pattern that is a multiple of 7 plus 1. Start in the corner of you swatch, slip stitch into that stitch. 

  2. Skip two stitches, and work 5 double crochet in the next stitch. 

  3. Skip 2 stitches and slip stitch into the next. 

  4. Repeat steps 2-3 until you get to the end of your row or project. 

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This is an excellent shell edging. It gives a very smooth and even finish to the project. Very simple to do as well. Cant get much easier that DC and slip stitches. Kristi does another fine job demonstrating how to do this stitch in a fun and easy way.

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