Friday, July 4, 2008

Crochet Drop Stitch - Shell Stitch



Drop Stitch Shell Stitch
Video Tutorial:


Written by Teresa Richardson

The Multiple i s 8 + 3.

This is a variation from the video. The way the stitch is done is the same as in the video. There are two variations illustrated in the symbol instructions and written at the end of the instructions.

Row 1: 3 DC in 3rd CH from hook (1/2 Shell, *CH 2 Skip 7 CHs, (Shell=3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC), repeat from * across, CH 2, 4 DC in last chain for 1/2 Shell.

Row 2: Ch 3, 3 DC in same st, *CH 2, Shell in the center of next shell, continue from * across. CH 2, 4 DC in the last ST of previous round.

Row 3: Ch 3, 3 DC in same st, *CH 1, Slip Stitch two rows below for the drop stitch, CH 1, Shell in the center of next shell. Continue from * to the end. 4 DC in the last ST of previous round. NOTE: You can include the chain in your dropstitch if you would like a rounded edging.

Row 4: Ch 1, SC in same ST, *CH 7 SC in center of next shell. Continue from * across. CH 7, SC in the center of the last 1/2 shell.

Row 5: CH 3, *7 DC in Chain, 1 DC in previous SC, Continue across from * to the end.

Row 6:
CH 3, DC in ea DC across.


Row 7:
CH 3, 3 DC in same ST. *CH 2, SK 7 DC, Shell in next DC. Continue from * across. CH 2 SK 7 DC and 4 DC in last ST.

Row 8: Ch 3, 3 DC in same st, *CH 2, Shell in the center of next shell, continue from * across. CH 2, 4 DC in the last ST of previous round.

Row 9: Ch 3, 3 DC in same st, *CH 1, Slip Stitch two rows below for the drop stitch, CH 1, Shell in the center of next shell. Continue from * to the end. 4 DC in the last ST of previous round.

Variation 1: Repeat Rows 4-9 for the remainder of the pattern if you are adding the row of double crochet inbetween.

Variation 2: Repeat Rows 7-8 if you are making the shells only.
Edging Recommendations: You can add a row of double crochet around the edge. Remember to add increase stitches in the corner stitch so your piece will not pucker.

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