Pink and White Shells
Copyright March 2014 Barbara Badder
7 oz each of Pink and White Worsted Weight Yarn
Size J aluminum hook
32" wide x 31" long
1/2 shells and 2 sc = 4"
7 rows = 4"
Beginner with some experience
Ch - Chain
Dc - Double Crochet
Sc - Single Crochet
Sl Slip St
Note: Work in ends as you go.
With pink ch 123.
Row 1: 2 dc in fourth ch from hook. ( 3 skipped chs count as first
dc) Skip next 2 chs, sc in the next ch. *Skip next 2 chs, 5 dc in next ch, skip
next 2 chs, sc in next ch. Repeat from across.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc, plus turning ch now and throughout work). Turn. 2
dc in first sc, skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, *skip next 2 dc, 5 dc in next
sc, skip the next 2 dc, sc in next dc, Repeat from *across.
Row 3-6: Repeat Row 2. At end of row 6, end off pink and
Row 7-11: With white, repeat row 2. At end of row 11, end
off white and join pink.
Row 12-16: With pink, repeat row 2. At end of row 16, end
off pink and join white.
Rows 17-61: Repeat
rows 7-16 until there are a total of 6 white stripes and 6 pink stripes. Join pink at end of Row 61.
Row 62-66: Repeat Row 2. At end of Row 66, end off pink.
Join white in any stitch. For sides: Work 1 sc in each rows
ending in sc and 2 sc in each row with 2 dc. For corners work 4 sc in each
corner st. Work 1 sc in each ch of starting ch for bottom and 1 sc in each st
across top. Join with a sl st.