Free Crochet Pattern: Classic Shell Afghan!

Free Crochet Pattern: Classic Shell Afghan!

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Thanks for visiting my page! Here is a new free pattern from me! My Classic Shell Afghan Pattern is so cute and easy to make!

This blanket is a simple shell stitch in a rainbow coloring. But this blanket would look amazing in any color scheme!

Made from a few easy basic stitches! Also a great choice for a blanket with 'no holes'!


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Here is the free pattern/tutorial:

 

Materials:

Yarn – Any yarn will work – I used Medium/DK weight for my example blanket

Crochet hook – Any hook will work – I used a I hook for my example blanket – 5.5 MM

Scissors

Stitch Markers

 

 

Crochet Stitches Needed:

 

Chain – CH

Stitch – ST

Skip – SK

 

Single Crochet Stitch (SC):

Video tutorial here!

Step by step photo tutorial here!

 

Double Crochet Stitch (DC):

Video tutorial here!

Step by step photo tutorial here!

 

Double Crochet Shell Stitch:

Video tutorial here!

Step by step photo tutorial here!

 

Pattern:

 

To start from the beginning: Make chains in the multiples of 6 + 2

 

Row 1: 1 SC into the 2nd CH from your hook, *skip 2 CHs, make a 5 DC Shell into the next ST, repeat from until the end of your 1st row, you would then work 3 DC into the last ST of your row

 

Row 2: CH 1, 1 SC into 1st ST, *SK 2 STs, 5 DC Shell into next ST, SK 2 STs, 1 SC into next ST, repeat from * until you have 2 STs + some CHs left in this row, make 1 DC into the tops of those CHs to complete

 

Row 3: CH 3, 2 DC into 1st ST, *SK 2 STs, 1 SC into next ST, SK 2 STs, 5 DC Shell into next ST, repeat from * until you only have 3 STs left in this row, SK 2 STs, make 3 DC into the last ST of this row

 

Alternate between Rows 2 & 3 for however long you want your project

 

 

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You can find this free blanket pattern here in my Ravelry shop if you want to download the free PDF!

Let me know what you think of this pattern! Enjoy! 🎉


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Check out this playlist featuring more free blanket patterns here!

And this playlist featuring Shell Stitches here!


Here are some more free blanket patterns to check out:

Retro Paradise Afghan, pattern here!

Classic C2C Blanket, pattern here!

Vivaciously Vibrant Afghan, pattern here!


You can find video tutorials from me here!
More crochet patterns from me here!
& photo tutorials from me here! 💗

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