Shell Stitch Tutorial

Updated November 21, 2017

Get to know the most classic crochet stitch with the Shell Stitch Tutorial. The shell stitch can be used for many different purposes when making a crochet blanket as the only stitch in the afghan in a solid color or stripes, alternated with another stitch, or as the edging or border of the blanket. It's basically up to you to decide how you want to use this versatile crochet stitch. You'll need a hook and some yarn before you watch the video and then you'll be able to follow along and then practice your new skill.


Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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This shell stitch makes a very pretty stitch and I would love to make a blanket out of it. Never used this stitch yet but looks so very pretty for a baby blanket or even a blanket for a teen or adult. I am going to add this to my to do list. This would be great to work on while waiting at a doctors office,traveling or waiting to pick up kids or grand kids from school while sitting in car line. I like the video and will watch again before I work on blanket. This blanket will even make a great gift. Anyone working on one? What color?


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