Free crochet elegant shell stitch pattern

Skill Level: Beginners.

Yarn : DK.

Hook: 3mm

Video tutorial :

Chain a multiple of 8 + 3.

Foundation Row : Dc in the fourth ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn.

Row 1: Ch 5, skip the first 2 dc, *sc in the next dc, ch 5, skip the next 3 dc; repeat from the * across, ending with sc in the next dc, ch 2, skip the next dc, dc in the top of the turning-ch-3, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in the first dc, *[3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] in the next ch-5 sp, sc in the next ch-5 sp; repeat from the * across, ending with [3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc] in the next ch-5 sp, sc under the turning-ch-5, turn.





Row 3: Ch 1, skip next 3 dc, *sc in the next ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc in the next sc, ch 3; repeat from the * across, ending with sc in the next ch-1 sp, ch 3, dc in the last sc, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, skip the first dc, *3 dc in the next ch-3 sp, dc in the next st; repeat from the * across, ending with 3 dc under the turning-ch-6, dc in the third ch of the turning-ch. Ch 4, turn.

Repeat Rows 1-4 for the pattern.