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Crochet Shell Stitch Baby Blanket
For a step by step photo tutorial for the Shell Stitch, click here
- Approximately 1860 – 1862 yards (1701 – 1703 m) of Category 4 worsted weight yarn in 3 different colors (approximately 621 yds of each color).
- Size J (6mm) Crochet hook*
- Yarn needle* for weaving ends
t-ch – turning chain
- 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
- Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
- Please note that the yarn originally used for this blanket has been discontinued. A great alternative is Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice*
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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