The Little Shell Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #74

Stitch Description

The Little Shell Stitch is a simple lace pattern that creates rows of little shell motifs. These can be used as an accent row in an afghan or in a sweater or shawl.

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Baby Wool

Soft, warm and breathable, this cozy yarn is the natural choice for baby blankets, layettes, toys and more. With its charming sherbet palette, it’s also ideal for women’s garments and accessories. Best of all, it’s both machine washable and dryable for fabulous, fuss-free fashions that moms and babies will both appreciate.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
p3tog
Purl Three Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 7 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 7 + 2

  • Row 1: Knit all sts.
  • Row 2: Purl all sts.
  • Row 3: K2, *yo, p1, p3tog, p1, yo, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: Purl all sts.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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