Crochet Large Shell Applique

Crochet Large Shell Applique – You can use this large applique on headbands, hats, bags etc. sew a wooden or large coloured button to the centre to add more finish to it.

crochet large shell applique

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large shell applique

This free crochet pattern can also be used as a small mat or make in cotton yarn and use as a coaster, scroll down to the bottom of the page to get the written instructions in UK and USA format.

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Crochet Large Shell Applique UK

Pattern Number CNC323

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Skill Level:  Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
dc.        Double Crochet
tr.         Treble Crochet
rpt.       Repeat

ss.        Slip Stitch
yrh.      Yarn Round Hook

ps.        Puff Stitch
* yrh, insert into stitch and pull through, * rpt from * to * twice more, yrh, pull through 6 loops, yrh and pull though 2 loops. 

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr
6ch counts as first tr and 3ch

Finished size approx:   4.5 Inch Diameter

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-
Small amount of King Cole Baby Glitz DK in colours 1 & 2

3.50mm Clover crochet hook

TENSION – 6tr and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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Made in rounds without turning.

Using colour 1 make a magic circle, (RS) work 3ch, 12tr into circle, pull loose yarn to close circle, ss to top of first tr on beginning of row. Fasten off. (12tr)

2nd Round – Join in colour 2 to first tr, make 2ch, work 1ps (see abbrev) into base of 2ch, make 2ch, * 1ps into next tr, make 2ch, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of first ps on beginning of row. (12, 2ch spaces)

3rd Round – 3ch, work 3tr into next 2ch space, 4tr into each 2ch space to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. (47tr + 3ch)

4th Round – Join in colour 1, make 6ch, 1tr into base of 6ch, * miss 2dc, (1tr, 3ch, 1tr) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, miss last 2dc, ss to 3rd of 6ch on beginning of row. (16, 3ch spaces)

5th Round – * work 5tr into next 3ch space, ss into space between next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, slip stitch last ss to first ss on beginning of row. Fasten off. (16 shell groups)

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

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See more free crochet applique patterns:-
Monkey Face – Small Bow – Star Applique
Dinky Flower – Crochet Car – Choo Choo Motif
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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large shell applique

Crochet Large Shell Applique USA

Pattern Number CNC323

Skill Level:  Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.      Right Side
ch.       Chain
sc.       Single Crochet
dc.       Double Crochet
rpt.      Repeat

sl st.    Slip Stitch
yo.       Yarn Over

ps.       Puff Stitch
* yo, insert in stitch and pull through, * rpt from * to * twice more, yo, pull through 6 loops, yo and pull though 2 loops. 

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc
ch6 counts as first dc and ch3

Finished size approx:   4.5 Inch Diameter

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-
Small amount of King Cole Baby Glitz DK in colors 1 & 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

3.50mm Clover crochet hook

GAUGE – 6dc and 2.5 rows measures approx 1 Inch

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Made in rounds without turning.

Using color 1 make a magic circle, (RS) ch3, 12dc in circle, pull loose yarn to close circle, sl st to top of first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. (12dc)

2nd Round – Join in color 2 to first dc, ch2, work 1ps (see abbrev) in base of ch2, work ch2, * 1ps in next dc, ch2, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of first ps on beginning of row. (12, ch2 spaces)

3rd Round – ch3, work 3dc in next ch2 space, 4dc in each ch2 space to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (47dc + ch3)

4th Round – Join in color 1, ch6, 1dc in base of 6ch, * skip 2sc, (1dc, ch3, 1dc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip last 2sc, sl st to 3rd of 6ch on beginning of row. (16, ch3 spaces)

5th Round – * work 5dc in next ch3 space, sl st in space between next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, slip stitch last sl st to first sl st on beginning of row. Fasten off. (16 shell groups)

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

crochet large shell applique

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