large seashell


copyright 2007 Susan Whitlock

 

 

LARGE SEA SHELL

Copyright Susan M. Whitlock

 

MATERIALS:

White (001) - or-color of your choice - size 10 - knit-Cro-Sheen. #7 steel crochet hook.

RND 1:

Work in continuous rnds, not joining, but marking each rnd as you work unless otherwise stated. Ch 2, 3 sc and 3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.

RND 2:

1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 hdc.

RND 3:

Repeat 2

RND 4:

2 sc in each st around.

RND 5:

1 sc in each of next 4 sc; ch 3, sc in the 3rdch from the hook (bump), sc in the same sc as the last sc; around. (3 bumps)

RND 6:

1 sc in each of next 2 sc; ch 3, sc in the 3rd ch from the hook (bump), sc in the same sc as the last sc; around. (8 bumps)

RND 7: *

1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next two sc*, cont. from * to *. ((NOTE: The last st of the 1 sc dec will be worked through the st with the marker.))

RND 8:

1 sc in each sc around, then sc in the st with the marker. (15 sc) ((Make sure you have 15 sc at the end of this round.))

RND 9:

2 sc in each sc around. (30 sc)

RND 10:

1 sc in each of next 4 sc; ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook, sc back in same st as last sc (bump) ending with 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. (7 bumps)

RND 11:

*1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to* marker.

RND 12:

1 sc in each sc around.

RND 13:

2 sc in each sc around.

RND 14:

1 sc in each of next 4 sc; ch 3, sc in the 3rd ch from hook, sc back in same st as last sc (bump) ending with 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. (12 bumps)

RND 15: *

1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to *.

RND 16:

1 sc in each sc around.

ROW 17: Note:

You will now be working in rows and don’t need to use the marker. Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc; 1 sc in each sc up to last two sc; 2 sc in each of the last 2 sc.

ROW 18:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc across.

ROW 19:

Repeat row 16.

ROW 20:

Ch 1, turn, *1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to * up to the last 3 sc; 2 sc in each of the last 3 sc.

ROW 21:

Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc; 1 sc in each sc up to the last 2 sc; 2 sc in each of the last 2 sc.

ROW 22:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc up to the last 2 sc; 2 sc in each of the last 2 sc.

ROW 23:

Ch 1, turn, *1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to * until you reach the end of the row.

ROW 24:

Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc; 1 sc in each sc across.

ROW 25:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc across.

ROW 26:

Ch 1, turn, *1 sc in next sc, 1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to* up to the last sc; 1 sc in the last sc.

ROW 27:

Repeat row 22.

ROW 28:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc across.

ROW 29:

Repeat row 27.

ROW 30:

Repeat row 27.

ROW 31:

Repeat row 27.

ROW 32:

Repeat row 27.

ROW 33:

Repeat row 27.

ROW 34:

Ch 1, turn, *1 sc dec over next 2 sc*, cont. from * to * up to marker.

ROW 34:

Ch 1, turn, *1 sc dec*, cont. from * to * up to last sc; 1 sc in last sc.. ((NOTE: You can make the shell longer here if you want to, just add sc dec‘s or sc‘s.)) Break off leaving a very long thread. Use the thread to form and tack the end of the shell in place. Stuff and shape.

 

 

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