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Shell Stitches - How To's and Free Patterns

What is a Shell?


A shell is a number of complete stitches all worked into one same stitch. They can be used to create a certain look in a pattern or can be used for the purpose of increasing.

Shells can be made with half double crochet, double crochet, treble, double treble and so forth. Here are some very basic examples:

2 dc shells 3 dc shells 4 dc shells 5 dc shells
How To's For Types of Shell Stitches
Crazy Shell How To
Cross-Over Shell How To
Diagonal Shell How To
Solid Shell How To
Triton Shell How To
Free Patterns With Shell Stitches
Afghan/Lapghan, Panels
Clusters and Shells Combo
Edging, Easy Narrow Shell
Edging, Open Shell
Edging, Shell Path
Headband, Solid Shell
Hot Pad, Hearts (Shells in Edging)
Sachet Bag, Cross-Over Shells
Shoulder Bag, Shell

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