Lacy Shell Stitch Scarf by Marie Segares

Lacy Shell Stitch Scarf

March 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches = 4 inches
in See Pattern Notes
5.0 mm (H)
346 - 417 yards (316 - 381 m)
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This beginner-friendly scarf pattern uses a lacy variation on the classic shell stitch. Create beautiful stripes while alternating rows in 3 colors. Decorative edges cover most yarn tails. This pattern is part of the 2022 Scarf of the Month Crochet Along with Oombawka Design Crochet and The Stitchin’ Mommy.

This pattern is available for FREE on my blog HERE.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet
Crocheting flat in rows
Changing colors, crocheting into a long foundation chain, crocheting into chain spaces, crocheting over yarn tails, crocheting in the side of rows (includes video tutorials for these tips and techniques)

Skill Level

Finished Size
Adult: 5.75” (14.5 cm) wide x 53.75” (136.5 cm) long.

King Cole Luxury Merino DK yarn (100% superwash Merino wool, 1.75 oz/50 g, 153 yd/140 m) – 2 skeins in 3391 Charcoal (CA) and 1 skein each in 3390 Turquoise (CB) and 3389 Aqua (CC), or approximately 166 yd (152 m) in CA, 136 yd (124.5 m) in CB, and 115 yd (105 m) in light weight yarn.

US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch marker.

Yarn needle.

19 sts (including ch-1 sp) in pattern for Rows 3-4 = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not required for this pattern.