Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Shell and Picot Stitch Pattern

by M. J. Joachim


Foundation: Make a multiple of 7 chain stitches (+ 1 more chain stitch)

Step 1: Make 1 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook

Step 2: Make shell (1 dc + 1 chain + 1 dc + 1 chain + 1 dc) in 3rd chain from hook

Step 3: Make 1 single crochet in 3rd chain from hook; chain 3, make 1 sc in next stitch (picot made)

Repeat Steps 2 & 3 across row, ending with 1 single crochet in last chain stitch.

Step 4: Chain 7, turn (beginning of next row)

Step 5: Make picot (1 single crochet + chain 3 + 1 single crochet) in center (2nd) double crochet in next shell

Step 6: Chain 3, make 1 double crochet in next picot (chain 3 space), chain 3

Repeat Steps 5 & 6 across row, ending with chain 3 and 1 triple crochet in last sc stitch of row

Step 7: (beginning of new row) Chain 1, make 1 single crochet in 1st stitch

Step 8: Make shell in center (chain 3 space) of next picot

Step 9: Make picot in next double crochet

Repeat Steps 8 & 9 across row, ending with 1 single crochet in 4th chain of turning chain from previous row.

Repeat Steps 4 - 9 for pattern

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M. J.

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