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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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

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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