The Woven Shell Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #39

Stitch Description

The Woven Shell Stitch is a unique sculptural stitch pattern that uses crossed stitches in an interesting way to create a thick, squishy fabric. It would work wonderfully for a hat or scarf.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
CGr
Crossed Group – skip 3dc and next st, 3dc into 2nd of next 3dc, 3ch, 3dc into 2n of 3dc just skipped working back over last 3 dc made.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 3

  • Row 1: Skip 3ch (count as 1dc), *skip next 3ch, 3dc into next ch, ch 3, 3dc into 2nd of 3ch just skipped working back over last 3dc made, skip 1 ch, 1dc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (count as 1dc), 3dc into first st, 1sc into next 3ch arch, *1CGr, 1sc into next 3ch arch; rep from * ending 4dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch (count as dc), skip 1 st, 1CGr, *1sc into next 3ch loop, 1 CGr; rep from * ending 1dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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