How to crochet the shells and lace stitch

By braniac
Shells and Lace Crochet Stitch

Learn to crochet the shells and lace stitch pattern to create your own project with.

The shells and lace crochet stitch has a multiple of 6 + 2 chains. To work shell: 5 double-crochet in stitch indicated.

Row 1:(RS) SC in second ch from hook, * skip next 2 chs, work shell in next ch, skip next 2 chs, sc in next ch; repeat from * across.

Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as first dc plus 2 ch), turn; sc in center dc of next shell, ch 2, dc in next sc, * ch 2, sc in center dc of next shell, ch 2, dc in next sc; repeat from * across.

Row 3: Ch 6 (counts as first dc plus 3 ch); turn, sc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc, * ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, dc in next dc; repeat from * across.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first dc * ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next dc; repeat from * across.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn; sc in first sc, (work Shell in next dc, sc in next sc across).

Repeat rows 2 - 5 for Shells and Lace Pattern