Learn Crochet Shell Stitch Edging And Add It To Your List Of Techniques
Learn Crochet Shell Stitch Edging and add it to your list of techniques.
See how easy it is to add a delicate crochet shell edging. Feel like royalty every time you wear your crochet piece with a shell edging!
A crochet shell edging is often referred to as a scallop edging. A real classic that never goes out of fashion. Make a neat edge for the front of sweater, an attractive addition to a baby dress or the ultimate touch for a blanket.
Crochet shell edgings are an easy way to give a crocheted item a pretty finish without looking too busy. Here are a few different versions of this pattern stitch for you to choose from:
Video tutorial on how to crochet the scalloped edge created by Tamara Kelly from Moogly, For Right Handed crocheters:
Alternatively, a video tutorial on how to crochet the scalloped edge created by Tamara Kelly from Moogly, For LEFT Handed crocheters:
Obtain additional written instructions from Moogly. For a direct link please click here: Written Instructions For the Scalloped Edging or Shell Stitch Boarder.
Also check out this easy shell stitch pattern video tutorial created by Donna Wolfe from Naztazia:
This is good for blankets, scarves, shawls, and handbags and easy to remember. Row 2 is repeated throughout the pattern.
Once you learn this stitch pattern (double crochet stitches and single crochets) – the stitch works up quickly.
You can make the shells all in one color. Or change colors every few rows. I like to change colors every row.
This is an almost no-holes stitch pattern if you don’t like patterns with holes in them. A baby’s finger won’t get stuck, or a dog or cat’s claws won’t get caught.
For a delightful baby blanket, with Shell Stitch edging, please click here: Crochet Baby Hexagon Blanket
Your choice of a crochet edge can make or break your design. Sure, you can leave it unfinished, but choosing the right edging stitch can make all the difference.
Featured image from: Tamara Kelly from Moogly- Many thanks!