Lacy Shells Top (Adult) Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Caron Cakes (Worsted Weight Yarn)

I 5.50mm Crochet Hook (J 6.00mm Crochet Hook, K 6.50mm Crochet Hook)

Yarn Needle

 

Sizing:

Small(Medium, Large)

 

Difficulty:

Experienced

 

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

Notes:

  • Turning chain does NOT count as your first stitch (unless otherwise specified). So, when working flat, be sure to work your first stitch in the very frist stitch. And when working in the round, be sure to work your first stitch in the same stitch as join.
  • Size I 5.50mm Crochet Hook for Small, J 6.00mm Crochet Hook for Medium, K 6.50mm Crochet Hook for size Large.

Instructions:

Chain 90. Join with a SS to the first chain made without twisting your chain. If you have trouble doing this check out this FOOL  PROOF TRICK.

Round 1: Chain 1. Sc in each chain around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (90)

Round 2: Chain 1. *Sc. Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * in each stitch around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (90 Chain 3 spaces)

Round 3: SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first Sc of the round will be worked in same place as ss). Chain 3. Sc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space. 7Dc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next chain 3 space.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 4:  SS into the chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space. (first Sc will be worked in the same space). [Dc. Chain 1.] in the next 6 Dc. Dc in the next dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 5: SS across into the 2nd chain 1 space. Chain 1. *[Sc in the next chain 1 space. (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.] Repeat from [ to ] a total of 4 times. Skip the next Dc and Chain 1 space. Dc3tog over the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next chain 1 space and Dc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 6: SS into the next Chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 7 – 10: Repeat Round 3 – 6.

Round 11: Repeat Round 3.

Round 12: SS into the next chain. Chain 1. (*Sc in the next chain 3 space. (first Sc will be worked in the same space). [Dc. Chain 1.] in the next 6 Dc. Dc in the next dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 5 times. Sc in the next chain 3 space. Chain 13. Skip the next 4 7Dc shells.) Repeat from ( to ). Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 13: SS across into the 2nd chain 1 space. Chain 1. {*[Sc in the next chain 1 space. (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.] Repeat from [ to ] a total of 4 times. Skip the next Dc and Chain 1 space. Dc3tog over the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next chain 1 space and Dc.* Repeat from * to * a total of 4 times. [Sc in the next chain 1 space. Chain 3.] Repeat from [ to ] a total of 4 times. Skip the next Dc and Chain 1 space. Dc3tog over the next Dc, Sc and chain stitch. Chain 3. Skip the next 2 chains. [Sc in the next chain. Chain 3. Skip the next chain space.] x’s 3. Sc in the next chain space. Chain 3. Skip the next 2 chains. Dc3tog over the next chain, sc and Dc. Chain 3. Skip the next Chain 1 and Dc stitch.} Repeat from { to } around.

Round 14: SS into the next Chain 3 space. Chain 1. *Sc in the next chain 3 space (first sc will be worked in the same space). Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 15 – 18: Round 3 – 6 until desired length. Finish off.

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