Open Shell Crochet Stitch

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

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The materials used for the swatches were Paintbox Simply DK yarn using a 4.50mm Clover crochet hook

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Open Shell Crochet Stitch

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Abbreviations UK
ch.       Chain

dc.       Double Crochet
tr.        Treble Crochet

Group.  (1tr, 1ch, 1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next stitch or space.

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Make a chain length loosely in multiples of 4.

Work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, * miss 1ch, (1tr, 1ch, 1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into next ch * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into last ch. Turn.

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

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

Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

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Open Shell Crochet Stitch

Abbreviations USA
ch.      Chain

sc.      Single Crochet
dc.     Double Crochet

Group.  (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next stitch or space.

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Make a chain length loosely in multiples of 4.

Work 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip 1ch, (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) in next ch, skip 1ch, 1sc in next ch * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn.

Pattern Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * (1dc, ch1, 1dc, ch1, 1dc) into next sc, 1sc in centre dc on 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 off any loose ends of yarn.

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