The Shell Wave Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #7

Stitch Description

The shell wave stitch creates a dense but feminine pattern. With this stitch’s organic curves and solid feel, it would work great on a hat, top, or bag.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 14 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 14 + 2

  • 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.

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