Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial

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It’s time to learn a new crochet stitch! This week I am going to show you the Woven Shell Stitch. This stitch is gorgeous and great for afghans or dishcloths. For this tutorial, I will show you how to make an 8″x 8″ square. I hope you enjoy the tutorial! Happy Crocheting!

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Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square

Materials:

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Abbreviations:

ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sp – space
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Multiple:

Multiple of 6 +3

Gauge:

4 stitches & 1 row = 1″

Instructions:

Ch 33

Row 1: Sk the first 3 chains (count as 1 dc), sk the next 3 chains, 3 dc into the next ch (You will be skipping a total of 6 chains in the beginning),

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Row 1 cont’d: ch 3,
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Row 1 cont’d: working over the 3 dc cluster just created, work 3 dc into the 2nd ch of the ch-3 that you just skipped,
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Row 1 cont’d: sk the next ch, 1 dc into the next ch,
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Row 1 cont’d: *sk the next 3 sts, 3 dc into the next ch, (working over the 3-dc cluster) 3 dc into 2nd ch of skipped ch-3, sk next st, 1 dc into the next st; Repeat from * across, turn.Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2: Ch 3Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2 cont’d: 3 dc into the first st,
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Row 2 cont’d: 1 sc into the ch-3 space from the previous row,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2 cont’d: sk the next 3-dc cluster from previous row, sk the next dc, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster from previous row,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2 cont’d: ch 3,
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Row 2 cont’d: 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster that you just skipped,
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Row 2 cont’d: 1 sc into the next ch-3 sp,
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Row 2 cont’d: *sk the 3-dc cluster from previous row, sk the next dc, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster that you just skipped, 1 sc into the next ch-3 sp; Repeat from * across, 4 dc into the t-ch, turn.
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Row 3: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc)
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Row 3 cont’d: sk the first st, sk the 3-dc cluster from previous row, sk the next st, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the next 3-dc cluster,
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Row 3 cont’d: ch 3,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 3 cont’d: 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster that you just skipped,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 3 cont’d: *1 sc into the next ch-3 sp,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 3 cont’d: sk the 3-dc cluster from previous row, sk the next dc, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster from previous row, ch 3, 3 dc into the 2nd st of the 3-dc cluster that you just skipped, 1 sc into the next ch-3 space; Repeat from * across, 1 dc into the t-ch, turn.Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Woven Shell Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Rows 4-9: Repeat rows 2-3
Row 10: Repeat Row 2 to complete your 8×8 square.

To even out the top of the square, dc into the top of the dcs from previous row and sc in the ch-3 spaces. Continue around with a sc border to make a neater square.

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