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Shell Stitch Baby Blanket free crochet pattern by Jessie At Home

Shell Stitch Baby Blanket
Crochet Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

This shell stitch blanket is quick and easy to make. Worked in a bulky yarn with a large hook, it can be made in a few days, making it great for a last minute gift! Made in 3 colors, you can carry the yarn along the sides so there aren’t hundreds of ends to weave in, which is always a bonus. So grab you 3 favorite colors of Red Heart Soft Essentials and get to work!

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Size:
32″ x 40″

Yarn:
Red Heart Soft Essentials: Teal 7520, Color A: 2 skeins
Red Heart Soft Essentials: Seafoam 7504, Color B: 2 skeins
Red Heart Soft Essentials: Cream 7103, Color C: 2 skeins

Hook:
US-L/11, 8.0mm

Gauge:
9 sts x 5 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

Other supplies:
yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)

Getting Started:
Starting with row 3, switch color every row working Color A, then B, then C, and repeat.

Pattern:
Row 1: With Color A, ch 86, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch. – 85 sc
Row 2: Turn, sc in first st, * skip 2 sc, 5 dc in next sc, skip 2 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. – 85 sts
Row 3: Turn, ch 3, 2 dc in first sc, 1 sc in 3rd dc of 5 dc group, * 5 dc in next sc, 1 sc in 3rd dc of 5 dc group, repeat from * through last set of 5 dc, 3 dc in last sc.
Row 4: Turn, sc in first dc, * 5 dc in next sc, 1 sc in 3rd dc of 5 dc group, repeat from * working last sc in top of ch 3.
Repeat rows 3&4 to desired length.

Enjoy!

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2 Comments

2 Comments on Shell Stitch Baby Blanket

  1. Ka
    February 24, 2017 at 2:12 pm (7 months ago)

    In the Shell Stitch Baby Blanket, you specify Colors A, B, and C. In the list of materials you show color A and color C are identical – is that what you meant? I am guessing that one of those colors is white or off white. Thank you!

    Reply
    • Jessie
      February 24, 2017 at 2:19 pm (7 months ago)

      Oops! Fixed it!

      Reply

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