tiny seashells and snail


copyright 2007 Susan Whitlock

 

 

 

TINY SEA SHELL #1

Copyright Susan M. Whitlock

 

MATERIALS:

White (or color of your choice) size 10 Knit-Cro-Sheen, No. 7 steel crochet hook.

RND 1:

Work in continuous rnds, not joining, but marking each rnd as you work. Ch 2, 4 sc and 4 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook.

RND 2:

This will be a "BUMP" rnd. "1 sc, {ch-2; sc in 2nd ch from hook [ch-2 bump]}, 1 sc in the same sc as the last" in each of next 4 sc. "1 hdc, {ch-2; sc in 2nd ch from hook [ch-2 bump]}, 1 hdc in the same hdc as the last" in each of next 4 hdc.

RND 3:

Keeping the bumps to the right side of the work and making sure not to put any stitches into the bumps, work 1 sc in each stitch around. (16 sc)

RND 4:

This will be a "BUMP" rnd. "1 sc in next 2 sc's, ch-3, sc in 3rd ch from hook [ch-3 bump], 1 sc in same sc as last sc. Work these bumps around to marker. (8 bumps)

RND 5:

Keeping the bumps to the right side of the work and making sure not to put any stitches into the bumps, work 1 sc in each stitch around. (24 sc)

RND 6:

Work 1 sc in each sc around to marker. (24 sc)

ROw 7:

NOTE: YOU WILL NOW WORK IN ROWS THROUGH TO 15 THEN YOU WILL WORK IN ONE MORE RND. Ch 1, turn, work 2 sc in the first sc, 1 sc in each sc except the last sc, 2 sc in the last sc. (26 sc)

ROW 8:

Ch 1, turn, work 2 sc in the first sc, then work across in 1 sc, 1 sc dec except the last sc, 2 sc in the last sc.

ROW 9:

Ch 1, turn, work 2 sc in the first sc, 1 sc in each sc across.

ROW 10:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc except the last sc, 2 sc in last sc.

ROW 11:

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

ROW 12:

Ch 1, turn, work 1 sc, 1 sc dec across.

ROW 13:

Repeat 12 except work 2 sc in the last sc.

ROW14:

Repeat 12 except work 1 sc in the last sc.

RND 15:

NOTE: Work in a rnd again. Catch thread through sc on the other side so you can work in a rnd again. Work sc dec's around.

ROW 16:

NOTE: THIS ROW WILL BE WORKED UP THE ONE OPEN SIDE OF THE SHELL; MAKING THE CURLED LIP OF THE SHELL. Work 1 sc - 1 hdc in the first opening; 2 hdc in the next opening; 2 dc in the next opening; 2 tr in the next 4 openings; 2 dc in the next opening; 1 hdc -1 sc in the opening under the bump. Leaving enough thread to weave in the end, break off. Stuff and shape.

 

 

TINY SEA SHELL #2

Copyright Susan M. Whitlock

 

MATERIALS:

One ball white (001) size 10 Knit-Cro-Sheen, No. 7 steel crochet hook.

RND 1:

Work in continuous rnds, not joining, but marking each rnd as you work. Ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

RND 2:

This will be a "BUMP" rnd. "1 sc, {ch-2; sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ch-2 bump]1 sc in the same sc as the last sc}”, around to the marker. (16 sc, 8 bumps).

RND 3:

Keeping the bumps to the right side of the work and making sure not to put any stitches into the bumps, work 1 sc in each sc around to the marker. (16 sc)

RND 4:

"1 sc in each of next 2 sc, ch-2; sc in 2nd ch from hook {bump}, 1 sc in the same sc as the last sc", around to the marker. (24 sc, 8 bumps)

RND 5:

Keeping the bumps to the right side of the work and making sure not to put any stitches into the bumps, work 1 sc in each sc in each sc around to the marker. (24 sc)

RND 6:

1 sc in each sc around to the marker.(24 sc)

ROW 7:

NOTE: YOU WILL NOW WORK IN ROWS THROUGH TO 13, THEN YOU WILL WORK IN RNDS AGAIN. ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of next 24 sc.

ROW 8:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc then 1 sc dec across.

ROW 9:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc across. (16 sc)

ROW 10:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc then 1 sc dec across.

ROW 11:

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

ROW 12:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc then 1 sc dec across.

RND 13:

NOTE: WORK IN RNDS AGAIN. Catch thread through sc on the other side so you can work in rnds now. 1 sc in each sc around.

RND 14:

Work sc dec around. NOTE: You can break off here........or.......continue with the next row.

ROW 15:

NOTE: THIS ROW WILL BE WORKED UP THE ONE OPEN SIDE OF THE SHELL MAKING THE CURLED LIP OF THE SHELL. Working along one open side of shell, 1 sc and 1 hdc in first sp, 2 dc in next sp, 2 tr in each of next 3 sps, 2 dc in next sp, 1 hdc and 1 sc in next sp. Leave enough thread to weave in the end and Break off. Stuff and shape.

 

 

TINY SEA SNAIL

Copyright Susan M. Whitlock

 

MATERIALS:

white (or color of your choice) Knit-Cro-Sheen size 10 crochet thread. No. 7 steel crochet hook.

RND 1:

Leaving about 4 inches of thread, ch 6, join with a sl st to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, join with a sl st to first sc.

RND 2:

Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc, join with a sl st to first sc. (12 sc)

RND 3:

Ch 1, 1 sc in each sc around, do not join.

RND 4:

Ch 1, turn, 1 sc dec in first 2 sc, 1 sc in each sc up to last 2 sc, 1 sc dec in last 2 sc. Break off --- leaving a small amount of thread. Pull the 2 pieces of thread through the first sc dec to form the feelers. Tie and clip so you have 2 little feelers at the head of the snail.

 

1_tiny_seashell_set2.pdf

 

1_tiny_snail.pdf