Open Shell Crochet Stitch

Open Shell crochet can be used for a variety of projects such as shawls, blankets,
home decor etc.

open-shell-stitch

Open Shell Crochet
I have used 2 colors for the sample and a 4.50mm hook.

Stitches Used
ch.   
Chain
sc.     Single Crochet
dc.    Double Crochet
Group.  (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next stitch or space.

Make a chain length loosely in multiples of 4, work 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, * miss 1ch, (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next ch, miss 1ch, 1sc into next ch * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into last ch. Turn.

Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc into base of ch1, * (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next sc, 1sc into centre dc of group * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc into last sc. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until you have the amount of rows you need.

Weave in and trim ends.

Make this adorable baby set in open shell crochet stitch.

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