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Home : Patterns : Speed Hook Shell
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Speed Hook Shell

Lion Brand® Microspun - Romance® (old)
Pattern #: 60513
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Bust
34 (38, 42, 46, 50) in. [86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) cm]
Finished Length
24 (24, 24, 26, 26) in. [61 (61, 61, 66, 66) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Microspun

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Color (B)
Romance® (old)

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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions
Microspun
Royal Blue Turquoise Ebony
Romance® (old)
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Microspun (Article #910). 100% Micro-Fiber Acrylic; package size: 2.50oz/70.00 gr. (168yds/154m) pull skeins
*Romance® (old) (Article #440). 85% Acrylic, 15% mohair; package size: 8.00oz/224.00 gr. (480yds/440m) pull skeins

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•  910-144 Microspun Yarn: Lilac
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$ 5.29 (1,1,1,2) 
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Note: (A)
•  440-143 Romance Yarn: Lavender
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$ 4.99  
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size S-35 'Speed Hook' (19 mm)   $ 6.99  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Speed Hook Shell

Lion Brand® Microspun - Romance® (old)

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

GAUGE
4 single crochet = 4 in. [10 cm] with 1 strand of A and B held together. Due to the nature of the fabric when working with a Speed Hook, gauge may vary throughout.

EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.


FRONT AND BACK
With 1 strand each of A and B held together, chain 18 (20, 22, 24, 26).
Row 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and every chain across – 17 (19, 21, 23, 25) single crochet.
Row 2:
Chain 1, turn, single crochet in each single crochet across– 17 (19, 21, 23, 25) single crochet.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures 24 (24, 24, 26, 26) in. [61 (61, 61, 66, 66) cm] from beginning. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew 5 (6, 7, 7, 8) stitches together at each shoulder, leaving 7 (7, 7, 9, 9) stitches open at neck. Sew side seams, leaving 8 (8, 8, 9, 9) in. [20.5 (20.5, 20.5, 23, 23) cm] open for armholes. Weave in ends.


 


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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Speed Hook Shell Reviewed by Varnado Emonieiesha on 2010-04-13 *****
Please note this is two pieces!! I used 4 skeins in total! This is very easy to make and I am a tight crocheter but it still came out great.....and yes I would make this again!!!! Yay for the speedhook!!!


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