The Shell and Picot Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #15

Stitch Description

The Shell and Picot Stitch is a beautiful pattern with a combination of shells (fans) and picot. It’s great for bags, throws, and shawls.

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Bonbons Yarn

Indulge in color with Bonbons, Lion Brand Yarn’ collections of 8 miniature balls of yarn. Each collection includes 8 shades, perfect for any project requiring multiple colors, such as amigurumi, colorwork, embroidery, and embellishments. Bonbons are also great for friendship bracelets and kids’ crafts.

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 5 + 4

  • Prep Row: 5 dc in 6th from hook (shell), *ch 1, skip next 4 ch, 5 dc in next ch (shell); rep from * across to within last 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 1 dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 5 (counts as a dc, ch 2), skip first 3 dc, 1 sc in next dc, *ch 2 [1 dc, 1 picot, 1 dc] in next ch-1 space, ch 2, 1 sc in the third dc of next shell; rep from * across to within last 3 stem ch 2, skip next 2 dc, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 5 dc in next sc, *ch 1, 5 dc in next sc; rep from * across ending with 1 dc in the 3rd ch of turning, turn.
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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