The Triangular Shell Stitch Shawl pattern combines one of my favorite stitch combinations, the shell stitch, with a simple stripe pattern to make a beautiful and cozy triangle shawl. This shawl is worked from the top down, decreasing with every row. The Triangular Shell Stitch Shawl is forever free on my blog, but it is also available as a discounted PDF download as part of the Fall Handmade Wardrobe Blog Hop and Pattern Bundle with Fosbas Designs through 11:59 pm Eastern on October 19, 2023, so read on for details!
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Triangular Shell Stitch Shawl
Shell Stitch Shawl Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter
This easy triangle shawl uses a top-down construction without complicated decreases. This shell stitch shawl combines a popular stitch pattern with simple color changes.
- Adult: 64.5” (164 cm) wingspan x 18” (45.5 cm) spine.
- King Cole Baby Pure DK yarn (70% acrylic/30% polyamide (nylon), 3.5 oz/100 g, 256 yd/235 m) – 2 skeins each in 4805 Baby Icicle (CA) and 4804 Baby Pink (CB), or approximately 512 yd (468 m) in CA and 435 yd (398 m) in CB any light weight variegated yarn.
- US Size G-6/4 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Bent-tip yarn needle.
- 18 sts (3 shells) = 4” (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Abbreviations Used in This Pattern
- CA – Color A
- CB – Color B
- ch – chain
- dc – double crochet
- rep – repeat
- sc – single crochet
- sl st – slip stitch
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- yo – yarn over
- * Repeat instructions after asterisk as indicated.
- () Work stitches between parentheses into same stitch or space.
-  – Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.
- You can find tips for crocheting with a long foundation chain in the video below.
- If you can’t see the video tutorial above demonstrating how to work with a long foundation chain, click HERE to watch it on Instagram.
- You can find a helpful video tutorial for changing colors and crocheting over yarn tails below.
- If you can’t see the video above demonstrating how to change colors and crochet over yarn tails, click HERE to watch it on Facebook.
- If you are new to blocking, you can find helpful descriptions and tutorials here.
- With CA, ch 302 (or any multiple of 6 sts, + 2 sts).
- Row 1: Turn, skip 1 ch, sc in next ch and in each ch across. (301 sts)
- Row 2: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st, *skip 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, skip 2 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * across, changing to CB with the last yo of the final sc of the row.
- Row 3: Turn, ch 1 sl st in first 3 sts, sc in next dc, *skip 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, skip 2 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * across to last 3 sts, changing to CB with the last yo of the final sc (see Pattern Notes), skip next 3 sts. Fasten off CA.
- Row 4: Repeat Row 3, changing to CA with the last yo of the final sc, skip next 3 sts. Fasten off CB.
- Repeat Rows 3-4 until only one shell remains, ending after a repeat of either Row. Do not change color and do not fasten off existing color at final Row.
- Crocheting over yarn tails as you work (see Pattern Notes), ch 2, turn to work along angled edge, crocheting into skipped stitches or slip stitches [sc in next 3 sts in side of next row] across to first row, sc in side of next row, turn to work along straight edge, ch 2, sc in each st across underside of foundation chain, ch 2, turn to work along angled edge, sc in side of next row, crocheting into skipped stitches or slip stitches [sc in next 3 sts in side of next row] across to last row, ch 2, turn to work along final row, sc in next sc, sc in next 2 dc, 3 sc in next dc, sc in next 2 dc, join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
- With yarn needle, weave in remaining ends.