Shell Frames ~ Special Crochet Stitch

Shell Frames

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

Chain multiple 18 + 9

Special Stitch: Shell – in indicated stitch work (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)

 

Row 1 (right side): Shell in the 6th
chain from the hook, skip the next 2 chains,
dc in next chain,
* skip the next 2 chains,
shell in next chain,
skip the next 2 chains,
dc in the next chain;
repeat from * across. Turn.

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

 

Row 2: Chain 3 (see notes),
* shell in ch-2 space of the next shell,
dc in the next dc,
repeat from * across,
ending last repeat with a dc
in top of the turning chain. Turn.

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

Row 3: Chain 3, * shell in ch-2 space of next shell,
work (dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in ch-2 space of next shell, ch 2) twice,
dc in the next dc,
repeat from * across
to last shell, shell in ch-2 space of
last shell, dc in 3rd chain of turning
chain. Turn.

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

 

Rows 4 through 6: Repeat Row 3.

 

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

 

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

 

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

 

Row 7: Chain 3, shell in ch-2 space of next shell,
*dc in the next dc,
work (shell in next dc, dc in next dc) twice,
shell in ch-2 space of next shell,
repeat from * across,
ending with dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn

 

Shell Frames Tutorial | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #ShellFramesTutorial

Repeat Rows 2 through 7 for pattern.