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Large Shell Stitch

Instructions for large shell crochet stitch

The Large Shell Stitch is an attractive crochet stitch that comes under the basic heading of fans and shells and is a very useful stitch to have in your repertoire. Begin with a multiple of 8 sts. plus 5 (add 4 for foundation ch.)

Row 1: 3 DTR in 5th. ch  from hook, * skip 3 ch, 1 DC in next ch, skip 3 ch,7 DTR in next ch, repeat from * to last 4 ch,skip 3 ch,1 DC in last ch, turn.

Row 2: 4 CH, 3 DTR in first dc, * skip 3 dtr,1 DC in next dtr ( the centre dtr of 7), skip 3dtr, 7 DTR in next dc,repeat from * ending with 1 Dc in 4th. of 4 ch, turn.

Repeat row 2 for desired length.

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The Knitting Wool Store Crochet Stitches Large Shell Stitch

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