Stacked Shells Crop Top Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

DK Weight Yarn (Weight 3)

G 4.50mm Crochet Hook (H 5.00mm Crochet Hook, I 5.50mm Crochet Hook)

Yarn Needle

Gauge:

9 stitches = 2 inches

 

Difficulty:

Easy

 

Size(s):

Extra Small(Small/Medium, Medium/Large)

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.

Instructions:

Chain 126  Join with a SS without twisting your chains. If you have trouble doing this, check out this FOOL PROOF TRICK for joining a series of chains in the round.

Round 1: Chain 1. Sc in each chain around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (126 sc)

Round 2: Chain 1. *Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. ( 126 Sc + 42 chain 3 spaces)

Round 3: SS into the next Sc. Chain 1. *Sc. skip the next Sc. 5Dc in the next chain 3 space. Skip the next Sc.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (42 Dc shells + 42 Sc)

Round 4: SS into the next 2 Dc. Chain 1 *Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next 3 stitches. Chain 3.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made. (126 Sc + 42 chain 3 spaces)

Round 5 – 15: Repeat Round 3 – 4.

Round 16: SS into the next 2 Dc. Chain 1. *Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 9 Skip the next 9 Dc shells. Skip the next 2 stitches. (Sc in the next 3 stitches. Chain 3. Skip the next 3 stitches.) x’s 11.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 17: SS into the next Sc. Chain 1. *Sc in the next stitch. Skip the next stitch and chain. 5Dc in the next chain. Skip the next 2 chains. Sc in the next chain. Skip the next 2 chains. 5Dc in the next chain. Skip the next chain and Sc. (Sc in the next stitch. 5Dc in the next chain 3 space.) x’s 11.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Sc made.

Round 18: Repeat Round 4.

Round 19 – Desired length: Repeat Rounds 3 – 4.

Finish off. Weave in ends.

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