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4 DC Shell Stitch Photo Example

To make a 4 dc shell: Work four double crochet stitches all in one place.

Instructions for the easy 4 DC Shell pattern shown above:
(Abbreviations: dc = double crochet, st = stitch, sts = stitches)

Work a foundation row in stitch of your choice (such as single crochet or double crochet).

Pattern Row: Chain 3 (counts as first double crochet), 1 dc in same st, * skip 2 sts, 4 dc in next st; repeat from * across, ending with 2 dc in last st.

Scarf Pattern Using This Shell Pattern Row

[2 dc shells] [3 dc shells] [5 dc shells]

How To's For Various Types of Shell Stitches

Free Patterns With Shell Stitches

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