Shell with 3 Double Crochet
Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial: Shell with 3 Double Crochet
Baby Afghan estimate: Chain 105. This will give you a 34 inch estimate for width with a size i/5.5mm hook.
Shell: For this pattern stitch, the shell will consist of 3 double crochet.
Multiple: 3 - This means that it takes 3 chains to make 1 shell of the pattern stitch.
DC - Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SH - Shell
* - repeat from (How many times you repeat will depend on how many chains you are working with)
Row 1: Work 3 double crochet in the 6th chain from the hook. *Skip 2 chains, work 3 double crochet in the next chain. Repeat from * for the width of the project. Work 1 double crochet in the last chain for the edge.
Row 2: Chain 3, turn. This first chain 3 will count as your first double crochet. *Work 3 DC(double crochet) in the 2nd DC of the next shell. Repeat from * for the width. End with a double crochet in the last stitch of the edge.
Repeat row 2 for the remainder of the length.