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Crochet Shell Stitch Baby Blanket
For a step by step photo tutorial for the Shell Stitch, click here
t-ch – turning chain
- Approximately 1860 – 1862 yards (1701 – 1703 m) of Category 4 worsted weight yarn in 3 different colors (approximately 621 yds of each color).
- Color A: I used Lion Brand Cotton-Ease in Seaspray (Please note that this yarn has since been discontinued. A great alternative is Vanna’s Choice*)
- Color B: I used Lion Brand Cotton-Ease in Snow
- Color C: I used Lion Brand Cotton-Ease in Stone
- Size J (6mm) Crochet hook*
- Yarn needle* for weaving ends
- This pattern is written in US terms
- All stitches are worked through both loops unless otherwise noted
- The color changes are made on the last yarn over of the last stitch of the row
Mini Shell Edging:
- Join next color into a corner of the blanket, ch 2
- 4 hdc in first st, *sk next st, sc in next st, sk next st, 4 hdc in next st** Repeat from * to ** around entire blanket, sl st into the beginning ch 2.
- Fasten off and weave ends
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