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Lacy Shell Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern


This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make this simple but elegant Lacy Shell Crochet Stitch that would go beautifully on a shawl, vest or lacy scarf.



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Lacy Shell Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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For this project you’ll need:

YARN: Can be used with any size yarn, smaller size looks the best. Use the correct size

HOOK: What the yarn size recommends

For the sizes I used in my project \ in photo’s is a 4.00 mm or G hook. And yarn I used is size 2 Fine.




ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

dec = decrease

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

sc = Single Crochet

dc = Double Crochet

TRC = Triple crochet

sk 3 sts = Skip 3 stitches

Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.









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This stitch is done in multiples of 8 + 2



To Start:

Ch in multiples of 8 then when you reach desired size ch 2 and begin row 2.




Row 1

sc in 2nd ch from hook and in all sts.




Row 2

ch 1 and sc into 1st st. * sk 3 sts and DC 3, ch 1, DC 3 in next stitch, sk 3 sts, sc in next st. * repeat. After the last dc 3, ch 1 dc 3 of row, sk 3 sts and sc into last st.



Lacy Shell 1




Row 3

ch 6 * sc, ch 3, sc in the ch st that’s in center of the shell, ch 3, TRC into sc from last row, CH 3 *repeat for row, TRC into last st.



Lacy Shell 2


Lacy Shell 3




Row 4 (First row of Repeat)

ch 3 and DC 3 into 1st TRC, then * SC into the center ch 3 that’s between the shells, DC 3, ch 1, DC 3 in TRC from last row * repeat for row. To end row, after the last sc in ch 3 space, DC 4 in 3rd ch.



Lacy Shell 4


Lacy Shell 5


Lacy Shell 6




Row 5

ch 1 and sc in first DC, * ch 3 and TRC in center of ch 3, Ch 3 and sc into center of ch 3 between shells * repeat for row. After last ch 3 of row, sc into top of ch 3.



Lacy Shell 7


Lacy Shell 8




Row 6

ch 1 and sc into sc * DC 3, ch 1, DC 3 in the TRC from last row, sc in center of ch 3 * repeat for row. Sc in last sc of row.



Lacy Shell 9




Row 7 (Last Row of Repeat)

ch 6, sc, ch 3, sc between shell, ch 3 and TRC in sc, ch 3 * repeat for row. Sc in last sc of row to end.



Lacy Shell 10


Repeat Rows 4 – 7 until you reach desired size.


To end scarf: After a TRC and sc row

ch 1 & sc in 1st sc * sc 2 in ch 3 space, sc 2 in the sc, ch 3, sc space, ch 2 in ch 3 space, ch 2 in TRC * repeat for row to flatten it out.



Lacy Shell 15

Lacy Shell 16




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