Lace Shell Scarf Pattern
Updated PDF 10/2/13
PDF LINK DOWNLOAD(corrected 10/23/13)
with Photo Tutorial
For VIDEO Click HERE (new as of 10/22/13)
(I fixed hook size error in pdf on 10/23/13. It should be an I hook, not a K hook. Also, some people are seeing a chain 26 instead of a chain 22. Chain 22 is the correct amount.) Some sites may have linked to the PDF url without my knowledge and I'm unable to fix that.)
This is a very elegant lacy shell scarf which is very very easy to make. Easy enough for a beginner. After row 4 you won't even need the instructions which I love.
The only stitch you are doing is a Half Triple Crochet (HTR). You do a HTR Shell and a Single HTR. As you go throughout the pattern all you do is build a Shell stitch in the Shell from the previous row and do aSingle HTR's on top of the other single HTR's from the previous row.
The PDF includes a Photo Tutorial AND a Written Pattern with repeats in case you want to increase the size or use for a different item all together. Fully Customizable! Below is just the Written Pattern
Yards of Yarn: 474 feet - 158 yards (for every extra row add 9 feet)
Hook Size: K
Finished Size: 6 inches wide x 51 inches long
Yarn: Caron 1 pound, Sky Blue
Gauge: 3.67 sts per inch / 1 row per inch
Knowledge of Turning Chain helpful.
HTR (Half Triple Crochet)
Wrap yarn around hook 2 times , then insert hook into stitch, YO and pull through, YO pull through 2 loops, YO and pull through all 3 remaining loops.
HTR Shell= [2 Htr, chain 2, 2 Htr] all in same stitch
* = Repeat instructions between the astericks
TCH = Turning Chain
Chain: 22, add or subtract in multiples of 6
(ch4 counts as 1st Htr here and throughout)
Row 1: Do 1 Htr in 5th chain from the hook, do 1 Htr in each stitch across the row. (you made 18 Htr's -19 total)
Row 2: Ch 4, turn. Do 1 Shell in the 4th st (include the ch4 as the first), Skip 2 sts, *Do 1Htr in the next st, skip 2 sts, 1 Shell in the next stitch, skip 2 sts* repeat from * to * end w/ 1Htr in the TCH* (3 Shells and 4 Single Htr's made)
Row 3: Chain 4, *Do 1 Shell in the center of the Shell from the previous row, then do 1htr in the top of the previous rows single HTR*
Repeat the instructions between * and you will do the final “1Htr” in the turning chain.
(including the beginning ch4, you made 3 Shells and 4 Single Htr's.)
Repeat row 3 until you reach the desired length. Cut yarn and weave in all ends.
Again, for the Photo Tutorial please download the PDF HERE.