How to Crochet the Shell Wave Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the shell wave stitch.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 14 + 2

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Double Crochet – dc

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, *skip next 3 ch, 7 dc in next ch (shell), skip next 3 ch, 1 sc in each of the next 7 ch, rep from * across, ending with 1 sc in each of last 4 ch, turn
Row 2: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first sc, 1 sc in each st across, turn
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 3 dc in first sc, *skip next 3 sc, 1 skin each of thenext 7 sts, skip next 3 sc, 7 dc in next sc, rep from * across ending last rep with 4 dc in top of turn ch, turn
Row 4: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first sc, 1 sc in each st across, 1 sc in top of turning ch, turn
Row 5: Ch1 (counts as first sc) skip first sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 dc, *skip next 3 sc, 7 dc in next sc, skip next 3 sc, 1 sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep 1 sc in each of the next 3 dc, 1 sc in top of turning ch, turn

Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Shell Wave Stitch (click for larger)
Example of the Shell Wave Stitch

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