This is such a popular stitch pattern for me. I’ve made a shawl and a throw with it. Just gorgeous. Inspired by the solid color throws seen in current home decor magazines, this beautiful lace throw is perfect for any decorating style. This is included in my series, Romantic Lace Throws.
Graceful Shells Throw
designed by Kim Guzman © July 2018
Technique: Regular Crochet
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- Red Heart Super Saver, 100% acrylic, 364 yds per 7 oz, Size 4 aran weight: 4 skeins (or about 1456 yds) in color Cornmeal
- Crochet hook sizes: 6mm [US J-10]
- Yarn Needle (for weaving ends)
46″ x 54″
In stitch pattern, 17 stitches for 8 rows measures 4″
Buy Red Heart Yarns at Annie’s
Shell (sh): [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc] in same stitch or space indicated
If you would like to change the width of this project, the multiple is 10, plus 12. Additional yardage will be necessary.
Crochet Pattern Instructions
Row 1 (RS): Ch 192, sc in second and next ch, *sk 3 ch, sh (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 1, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * to last 9 ch, sk 3 ch, sh in next ch, sk 3 ch, sc in last 2 ch, turn: 19 sh
Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in first sc, *ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp of sh, ch 3, [hdc, ch 1, hdc] in ch-1 sp between 2 sc, rep from * to last sh, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp of sh, ch 3, 2 hdc in last sc, turn.
Row 3: Ch 4, 2 dc in first hdc, *sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, sh in ch-1 sp between 2 hdc, rep from * to last 2 ch-3 sps, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, [2 dc, ch 1, dc] in beg ch-2, turn: 18 sh
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 3, [hdc, ch 1, hdc] in ch-1 sp between 2 sc, ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp of sh, rep from * to last ch-1 sp between 2 sc, ch 3, [hdc, ch 1, hdc] in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in beg ch-4 sp, turn.
Row 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc and in ch-3 sp, *sh in ch-1 sp between 2 hdc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk sc, sc in next ch-3 sp, rep from * to last ch-1 sp between 2 hdc, sh in last ch-1 sp, sc in ch-3 sp, sc in last sc, turn: 19 sh
Rows 6-105: Rep rows 2-5.
Row 106: Rep row 2. Do not fasten off; begin working in the round.
Round 1: With RS facing you, ch 1, 3 sc in corner, sc evenly around, with 3 sc in each corner, sl st to first sc.
Rounds 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, with 3 sc in second sc of each corner. Fasten off.
Weave in ends securely.