Crochet Stitch Patterns -- Shell Stitch Patterns--Iris Shell




Iris Shell crochet stitches


Ch a multiple of 10 sts plus 4.

Rnd 1 (RS): [(Dc, ch 1) twice, dc] in 4th ch from hk (t-ch counts as dc), *sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, sk 3 ch, sh in next ch; rep from * to last 10 ch, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 1 ch, sc in next ch, sk 3 ch, half sh in last ch, turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in 1st dc, ch 3, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, [sc, ch 3, sc] in ch-3 sp, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, 3 dc-cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, [sc, ch 3, sc] in ch-3 sp; rep from * across to last ch-3 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, 2 dc-cl in top of t-ch, turn.

Rnd 3:Ch 3, sc in ch-3 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sh in ch-3 sp, *sk ch-2 sp, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk 3 dc-cl, sc in ch-3 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sh in ch-3 sp; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 1, hdc in last dc, turn.

Rnd 4:Ch 3, sc in ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, 3 dc-cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, [sc, ch 3, sc] in ch-3 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, 3 dc-cl in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * across to last ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk last ch-1 sp, [sc, ch 1, hdc] in last ch-3 sp, turn.

Rnd 5:Ch 3 (counts as dc), [(dc, ch 1) twice, dc] in ch-1 sp, *sk ch-2 sp, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk 3 dc-cl, sc in next ch-3 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sh in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last 3 dc-cl, sk ch-2 sp, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk 3 dc-cl, sc in next ch-3 sp, sk ch-2 sp, half sh in last ch-3 sp, turn.

Rep rows 2–5 to desired length.




   Abbreviations

ch - chain
dc - double crochet
dc2tog - double crochet 2 together
dc-cl - double crochet cluster
ea - each
hdc - half double crochet
rep - repeat(s)
rev sc -reverse single crochet
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sk - skip
sl st - slip stitch
st - stitch
t-ch - turning chain
Shell (sh): - [(Dc, ch 1) 5 times, dc] in st indicated.
Half Shell (half sh): - [(Dc, ch 1) twice, 2 dc] in st indicated.