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Vintage Crochet Shell Stitch

Vintage Crochet Shell Stitch
Vintage Crochet Shell Stitch
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Do you love the look of the shell stitch in your crochet patterns? This Vintage Crochet Shell Stitch has the stunning aspect of the shell stitch, but with a twist. This crochet video shows you just how easy it is to recreate this stunning shell pattern using the treble stitch. Plus, this is a super easy crochet pattern to master and recreate because it is very repetitive in the steps you need to take to complete it. This is a great shell stitch pattern for all different kinds of scarves, blankets, or garments! 

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Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook

Vintage Crochet Shell Pattern

How to Crochet a Vintage Shell Pattern

  1. Chain a multiple of 6. 

  2. In the 4th chain from the hook, work four treble crocehts. 

  3. To work a treble crochet: yarn over twice, insert your hook into the stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through two three times. 

  4. Skip 5 stitches. 

  5. Work a single crochet into the stitch. 

  6. Chain 2. (This is the height of your treble crochet).

  7. Work three treble crochets in the same stitch. 

  8. At the end work a single crochet in the final stitch. 

  9. Change your color of yarn if desired. For your second row find that chain 2 space from your previous row. 

  10. Work in that chain two space and do a single crochet. Chain 2. 

  11. Work four treble crochets in that same stitch. 

  12. Repeat these steps until you have reached your desired size. 

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Not only is this vintage shell stitch gorgeous but the colors used here are perfect!!

I just read the get to know her article about the designer Chris Hammond. I was very impressed with all of her degrees and had to further check out some of her work and I chose this vintage shell stitch. The video makes working the stitch very easy for me as I am a visual learner.

This looks awesome! I've worked with shell stitch before, but I haven't tried switching between colors. I definitely want to try this soon.

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