This simple crochet tutorial will help you to learn how to crochet the lace crochet pattern with shell.
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What do you need to crochet this project?
- Crochet hook size 2.5 mm
- Yarndage: 1.76 Oz (50g) / 185 Yrds (169m)
- Yarn weight: Fingering (14 wpi) / Super Fine
- Fiber type: 100% mercerized cotton
- Yarn Brand: Yarn Art Begonia
Lace crochet pattern with shell
Diagram of this crochet pattern
How to crochet this pattern
Simple step by step instruction
Foundation chain: multiples of 4+7.
Row 1: 3 ch, dc in 5 ch from the hook, 3 ch, 2 dc in dc, skip ch, *3 dc tog in 3 ch, 3 ch, 2 dc in dc, skip ch, rep from * to the end, 2 dc tog in 2 ch, turn.
Row 2: 3 ch, 1 dc in dc, 1 ch, *3 dc shell in dc, 1 ch, rep from * to the end, 2 dc shell in dc, turn.
Row 3: 3 ch, skip dc, dc in dc, 3 ch, 2 dc in dc, *3 dc tog in 3 dc, 3 ch, 2 dc in dc, rep from * to the end, 2 dc tog in dc + ch, turn.
Row 4: 3 ch, 1 dc in dc, 1 ch, *3 dc shell in dc, 1 ch, rep from * to the end, 2 dc shell in dc, turn.
Repeat row 3-4 until you have reached your desired length.
Stitch abbreviations used in this crochet
- ch – chain
- sc – single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- 2 dc shell – 2 double crochet shell
- 3 dc shell – 3 double crochet shell
- 2 dc tog – 2 double crochet closed together
- 3 dc tog – 3 double crochet closed together
If you still have questions regarding what those symbols mean or how to read them, please take a look at our epic guide of Crochet symbols and abbreviations.
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