The Petite Shell Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #62

Stitch Description

The Petite Shell Stitch pattern is about as simple of a shell that can be made. It’s consists of columns of little shells that make a textured fabric perfect for washcloths and blankets.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Half Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2

  • Prep Row: [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in 4th ch from hook (shell), * skip next ch, [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in next ch, rep from * to last 2 ch, skip next ch, 1 hdc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), *[1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in next ch-2 sp, rep from * to end, 1 hdc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

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