Basic Shell Pattern
Note: this is a pattern for creating this sampler square. For more on what you can do with your squares, click here.
Shell Stitch 3
Stitch explanation: Shell- 5 dc in indicated st.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 22 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn. Work 3 dc in 1st sc, *sk next 2 sc, sc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc; rep from * to last 3 sc, sk next 2 sc, sc in last sc.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn. Work 3 dc in 1st sc, *sc in 3rd dc of next shell, shell in next sc; rep from * 3 more times, sc in t-ch.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration
|ch = chain||dc = double crochet|
|sc = single crochet||sk = skip|
|t-ch = turning chain|