Do you have a lot of scrap yarn that you’ve been wanting to use for a project but couldn’t find that perfect crochet stitch for it? Well look no further! The way this stitch blends the rows, it’s hard to see where one color begins and the other ends, so having to change color mid row won’t change the over all look at all! Actually, the more color the better. Then only thing to watch out for is blending two colors that are two close together.

 

I recommend, if you’re like me and have a ton of scrap yarn, just lay out a color pattern of about 8 to 10 colors, then crochet them up, then go back to your stash and lay out another 8 to 10 colors that will make good color changes.

 

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Perfect Scrap Yarn Crochet Stitch – Free Crochet pattern

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For this project you will need:

HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US

YARN: I used old scraps of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

 

 

 

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

 

Repeat what’s in between | for # called for
Repeat what’s in between * for rest of row.

 

 


 

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So once you’ve gotten your first set of scrap yarn laid out, you’re ready to start.

 

 


 

 

MULITPLES ARE 6 PLUS 3

 

 

Row 1

DC in 6th ch from hook., * | Ch 1 and dc in same st | repeat what’s between the |’s 3 more times. 

You should have 4 ch 1 spaces and 5 Dc’s. Skip 6 sts. DC in next *  

repeat what’s between your *’s for the row

To end Row: 3 chs left. DC in last ch.  CH 1 and turn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 2

SC in top of beginning DC. Now working in our 4 ch 1 spaces of our shell.

*sc in 1st ch 1 sp and ch 3,

sc in 2nd ch 1 sp and ch 3,

sc in 3rd ch 1 sp and ch 3,

Then without chaining, move to next shell *

repeat what’s between your *’s for the row

To end Row: sc in the top of your ending ch 3. CH 3 and turn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 3

Last row we made 3 little chain 3 spaces over our shells. 

For this row we’ll be using those little ch 3 spaces to create our new shells.

Skip 1st ch 3 space and move over to the middle ch 3 sp and DC into it. * Then

 | Ch 1 and dc in same st | repeat what’s between the |’s 3 more times. 

You should have 4 ch 1 spaces and 5 Dc’s all worked into your middle ch 3 sp.

Now you’ll skip the next 2 little ch 3 spaces, which brings you to the next middle ch 3 sp. 

DC into it *  repeat what’s between your *’s for the row

 

To end Row: DC in last sc of row. CH 1 and turn.

 

 

 

 

 

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you reach desired size

 

 

 

 

 

Idea’s on how to finish your afghan

I tried a few things to end the row and make it flat, I didn’t like any of them. But I do like the look of a shell row. So I just let my piece end naturally after a row 3.

 

If you want it to match the other side, you could always pivot your piece and work in the bottom stitches, put a row of shells that mirror’s the other side of your afghan. 

 

Only a suggestion. Feel free to do what best fits your design, this is only a stitch pattern, so please use it for whatever you need.

 

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