Seashell Lamps by Susan Lowman

Seashell Lamps

June 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
3.75 mm (F)
274 - 548 yards (251 - 501 m)
see notes below
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We covered three Ikea lamps with a little crochet love—in stitch patterns inspired by the sea. Try them in kids’ rooms, too!

SMC Catania, 1.75oz/50g balls, each approx 137yd/125m (cotton)

  • 3 balls #253 Jade
  • 4 balls #172 Silver
  • 2 balls #219 Lt. Green


  • Pendant lamp with shade (Melodi, Manljus, and Minut from Ikea)
  • Clear nylon sew-on snaps, .25”/6mm diameter
  • Six-strand embroidery floss to match yarn colors (DMC #959, #928, #3348)
  • Sewing needle
  • Yarn needle

Shell Lampshade (To fit Melodi Lamp)
Bottom circumference Approx 11.5”/29cm
Height Approx 11.5”/29cm

Cable Lampshade (To fit Manljus Lamp)
Bottom circumference Approx 26”/66cm
Height Approx 7”/18cm

Bobble Lampshade (To fit Minut Lamp)
Center circumference Approx 32”/81.5cm
Height Approx 12.5”/32cm