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The Solid Shell Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #111

How to Crochet the Solid Shell Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

The Solid Shell Stitch creates a shell pattern with very few holes. The Solid Shell Stitch would be great for bags, cowls, and baby blankets!

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 6 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 1 (add 1 for base chain)

  • Row 1: 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2ch, 5dc into next ch, skip 2ch 1 sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1 dc), 2dc into first st, *skip 2dc, 1 sc into next dc, skip 2dc, 5dc into next sc; rep from * ending last rep with 3dc into last sc, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 1 ch, 1sc into first st, *skip 2dc, 5dc into next sc, skip 2dc, 1sc into next dc; rep from * ending last rep with 1 sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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Example of the Solid Shell Stitch
Example of the Solid Shell Stitch

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