How To Crochet Shell Stitch Baby Blanket – Hand crocheted baby blankets may look complicated, but in truth they can be quite simple. The key is to use a simple, familiar stitches say, single crochet the whole blanket patterns. When you have simplified the blanket patterns to this point, you just have to deal with minimum stitch count or pattern control. A simple, 3-foot-square blanket will crochet up in a very short time, and can fancy up with any shell border.
To crochet shell stitch baby blanket you will need 5 skeins of cotton yarn, worsted weight, Size J bamboo hook, Measuring tape, Scissor, fabric needle, Chain yarn with the crochet hook, until the chain measures 3 feet long. Only crochet in each chain of the first row. Chain one, turn and single crochet in each single crochet for the second and each subsequent series until the general measures 3 feet long.
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To start any shell stitch baby blanket edge chains three. Single crochet three times every three stitches, working along the edge of the blanket until you reach a corner, single crochet seven times in the corner. Repeat around the blanket edge. Cut the yarn, leaving a 6-inch tail. Pull the yarn through the last loop to secure. Thread yarn end in the tapestry needle and weave end through the finished blanket. Do the same for the starting end of the yarn. This secures the first and last stitch, and hides yarn tails. Cut and discard any remaining tail yarn, close to the finished fabric.