Baby Doll Green Shell Afghan - Free Crochet Pattern

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BABY DOLL GREEN SHELL AFGHAN

#FP259

Easy Skill

 

Size: About 9 inches by 12 inches.

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn: Green (G) - 2 oz, White (W) - ½ oz

Yarn Needle;

Crochet Hook:Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:3 Shells = 2 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches

 

 

Abbreviations 

beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over

Special Stitches

Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in specified st or sp.

 

AFGHAN

Row 1:(Right Side) Starting at bottom, with Green, ch 60, Shell in  7th ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc and ch 3), * skip next 3 ch, Shell in next ch; rep from * across, ending with skip 2 ch, dc in last ch. (11 Shells)

Rows 2-3:Ch 3, turn, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc.

At the end of Row 3, finish off Green and weave in ends.

Row 4:With right side facing, join W with sl st to first dc, ch 3, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Row 5:With right side facing, join G with sl st to first dc, ch 3, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Rows 6-8:Rep Pattern Rows 4-5 once, and Pattern Row 4 once more.

Row 9:With right side facing, join G with sl st to first dc, ch 3, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc.

Rows 10-21:Ch 3, turn, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc.

At the end of Row 21, finish off Green and weave in ends.

Rows 22-27:Rep Rows 4-9.

Rows 28-30:Ch 3, turn, Shell in each Shell across, ending with dc in last dc. DO NOT FINISH OFF.

 

Afghan Border

Rnd 1:With G, ch 3, DO NOT TURN, ** working in sides of rows, (3 sc over next dc, 2 sc over next dc) across **, working in unused lps of starting ch, ch 3, (Shell in ch opposite Shell of Row 1) across, ending with skip next 2 ch, dc in last ch; rep from ** to ** once; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

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