This is an easy crochet stitches 101 for chain and shell st combination that beginner can learn in no time. It has photo tutorial in each steps to guide you in your crochet journey.
Dc: Double Crochet
Sc: Single Crochet
Sl st: Slip Stitch
Sk : Skip
Shell Stitch: 5 Double Crochet in specified stitch
Any gauge since we are just crocheting a swatch to practice on how to crochet this Chain and Shell st combination.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sk 2ch, shell st in next ch, sk 2ch, sc in next ch, (sk next 2ch, shell st in next ch, sk 2ch, sc in next ch) across. ( 6 shell st)
Row 2: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk 2dc, sc in next dc, sk 2dc, (shell st in next sc, sk 2dc, sc in next dc, sk next 2dc) across, 3dc in last sc. (5 shell st and 2 half shell st)
Row 3: Ch1, turn, sc in the same st, sk 2dc, shell st in next sc, sk 2dc, (sc in next dc, sk next 2dc, shell st in next sc, sk 2dc) across, sc in last dc.
Row 4: Ch1, turn, sc in the same st, sc in next sts across. (37 sc)
Row 5-6: Repeat Row 4
Row 7: Ch1, turn, sc in the same st, sk 2sc, shell st in next sc, sk 2sc, (sc in next sc, sk next 2sc, shell st in next sc, sk 2sc) across, sc in last sc.
Row 8-9: Repeat Row 2-3
Row 10-12: Repeat Row 4
Row 13-15: Repeat Row 7-9
Row 16-18: Repeat Row 4
Row 19-21: Repeat Row 7-9
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