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Shell Columns Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Shell Columns Crochet Lace Stitch. Perfect for a Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Skirt, Scarf, Wrap, Poncho, Lace Tee and more! Now available with a printable Pattern Card. Take a gorgeous lace stitch pattern and make your own DIY crochet project! Part of the CrochetKim Crochet Stitch Library.

Shell Columns CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 10 and then add 14

Difficulty Level: Easy

Notes

In the first row, there are times when you work many stitches into a single chain. This stretches the chain, making it easy to miss the next chain, resulting in mistakes. Use care to watch for that stretched chain.

Special Stitches

Shell (sh): [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in same st or sp indicated.

V-Stitch (v-st): [dc, ch 2, dc] in same st or sp indicated.

Crochet Pattern Instructions

Row 1: Sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, *ch 1, sk 4 ch, sh (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, v-st (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, rep from * to last 10 ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, sh in next ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *ch 1, sh in ch-2 sp of next sh, ch 1, v-st in ch-2 sp of next v-st, rep from * to last sh, ch 1, sh in ch-2 sp of next sh, ch 1, 2 dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Rep row 2 throughout.

Sample

Made in Red Heart Yarns Baby Hugs Light, color Peachie, crochet hook size H-8 (5mm).

Suggested Uses

Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Skirt, Scarf, Wrap, Poncho, Lace Tee

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Shell Columns CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Shell Columns Crochet Stitch Tutorial

CrochetKim.com: Learn the Shell Columns crochet lace stitch
Author: Kim Guzman

Stitch Multiple

  • Chain any multiple of 10 and then add 14

Materials

  • Intended to work with any size yarn or thread. Adjust hook size as necessary for your desired project and preferences.




Instructions

Special Stitches

  • Shell (sh): [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in same st or sp indicated.
  • V-Stitch (v-st): [dc, ch 2, dc] in same st or sp indicated.

Begin

  • Row 1: Sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, *ch 1, sk 4 ch, sh (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, v-st (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, rep from * to last 10 ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, sh in next ch, ch 1, sk 4 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *ch 1, sh in ch-2 sp of next sh, ch 1, v-st in ch-2 sp of next v-st, rep from * to last sh, ch 1, sh in ch-2 sp of next sh, ch 1, 2 dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.
  • Rep row 2 throughout.

Pattern Notes

Difficulty Level: Easy
Sample
Made in Red Heart Yarns Baby Hugs Light, color Peachie, crochet hook size H-8 (5mm).
Suggested Uses
Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Skirt, Scarf, Wrap, Poncho, Lace Tee
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