On Fridays, I share a link blast on G+, Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released last year.
Today, I’m sharing a roundup of 15 free crochet patterns featuring shell stitches. I love shell stitches, and even included links to my favorite crochet shell stitch books below! All photos are copyright the respective designers and are used with permission.
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This pattern uses a self-striping yarn so the colorwork is a breeze, and includes styling suggestions with links to tutorials. Gradient Shells Scarf (photo 5), free crochet pattern by @ucrafter (that’s me!):
Gradient Shells Scarf, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.
Add some shells to your decor with this lampshade cover. Shell Stitch Lampshade Cover, free crochet pattern by via Knit and Crochet Now! TV:
These make a great fall accessory and a wonderful stashbuster! Shell Stitch Fingerless Gloves (photo 4), free crochet pattern by :
These shells work up quickly in bulky yarn! Shells are Swell Beanie, free crochet pattern by Katherine Eng via :
This breezy pattern for a sleeveless tank is available in 4 adult sizes and would look great under a blazer for the fall. Breezy Shell Top (photo 2), free crochet pattern by :
This lacy skirt would look great over leggings for the fall. Lacy Shell Skirt, free crochet pattern by Cathy Campbell via :
This adorable headband pattern is available in child size. Shell Headband (photo 3), free crochet pattern by :
This pattern looks lovely as a figure 8 wrap or an infinity scarf. Vintage Shell Wrap, free crochet pattern by :
These two color wrist warmers are perfect for early fall weather. Butterfly Shell Stitch Wrist Warmers (photo 6), free crochet pattern by :
This cozy cowl works up quickly in super bulky weight yarn and includes a photo tutorial. Round Shell Stitch Cowl, free crochet pattern by :
I always think of shells as the quintessential stitch for baby gifts. Stand out from the blankets at your next baby shower with this pattern for newborn through 3 months! Sunshine and Shells Baby Cocoon and Hat Set (photo 1), free crochet pattern by :
This lovely purse includes a fabric strap. Easy Peasy Sandy Shells Purse, free crochet pattern by Amber Schaaf:
This hat pattern is available in 6 sizes from newborn through adult and includes two great variations! Valentine Love & Olympic Spirit (photos 7 and 9), free crochet pattern by :
This quick and easy pattern includes instructions for medium or bulky weight yarn. Shell and Button Ear Warmer (photo 8), free crochet pattern by :
This adjustable triangle shawl pattern includes yarn requirements for 5 sizes. Shell and Lace Shawl, free crochet pattern by :
This weekend, digital downloads of both books are on sale for 50% off on
LeisureArts.com! You can also buy (print only) and 154 Crochet Wave Patterns (print and Kindle version) on 280 Crochet Shell Patterns Amazon.com.