The Scalloped Shell Edging :: Knitting Stitch #219

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the scalloped shell edging. The scalloped shell edging would be great for edging any project!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Garter St
Garter Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Note: Cast on the required number of sts using the thumb method.
  • Row 1: (right side): K1, yo, *k5, slip successively the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th, sts just worked over the 1st and off needle, yo; rep from* to last st, k1.
  • Row 2: P1, *[p1, yo, k1, tbl] into next st, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: K2, k1 tbl, *k3, k1 tbl; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Work 3 rows in Garter st. These 6 rows from the edging.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Scalloped Shell Edge (Reversible)

Example of the Scalloped Shell Edge Reversible (Click for larger image)


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