Stacked Open Shell Crochet Stitch is another type of the classic Open Shell stitch with slight different arrangement of stitches.
This beginner friendly crochet stitch repeats over 6 stitches and 2 rows. Just like the other shell stitch variations, it is also a universal stitch that fits in many different types of projects.
Stacked Open Shell Crochet Stitch Pattern Video Tutorial
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Stacked Open Shell Crochet Stitch Crochet Chart
This free pattern is written using US crochet terms.
|st (s)||stitch (es)|
Foundation ch: (Multiple of 6) + 1, plus 4 beg ch.
For example, start with (6 x 4) + 1 + 4 = 29 ch for a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (WS):||1dc in 5th ch from hook, * sk next 2 ch, 1dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, (1dc, ch3, 1dc) in next ch; rep from * to last 6 sts, sk next 2 ch, 1dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in last ch, turn.|
|Row 2:||ch3 (counts as 1dc), 2dc in next ch1-sp, * 5dc in next ch3-sp; rep from * to t-ch, 3dc in t-ch, turn.|
|Row 3:||ch4 (counts as 1dc and ch1), 1dc in same st, * sk next 2 dc, 1dc in sp bet 2 3dc & 5dc shells, sk next 2 dc, (1dc, ch3, 1dc) in next dc; rep from * to last 5 sts, sk next 2 dc, 1dc in sp bet 2 3dc & 5dc shells, sk next 2 dc, (1dc, ch1, 1dc) in top of t-ch, turn.|
Repeat Rows 2 & 3 of this free crochet stitch pattern until you have reached the desired length for your work.
Sample Crochet Projects
- Baby cardigans
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