How to Crochet the Boxed Shell Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #2

Stitch Description

The Boxed Shell Stitch pattern creates a mesh of small boxes, interlaced with an arched shell motif. It is great for shawls, bags, and blankets.

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Materials Used

Martha Stewart Crafts Extra Soft Wool Blend

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): Skip 3ch (count as 1dc), 1dc into next ch, *3ch, skip 3ch, 1dc into each of next 2ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip first st, *5dc into 2nd ch of next 3ch arch; rep from *, ending 1dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip first st, 1dc into next dc, *3ch, skip 3ch, 1dc into each of next 2ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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The Box Shell Stitch


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