Oasis Shell by Juliette Bezold
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Oasis Shell

Crochet
June 2017
Lace ?
18 stitches and 15.5 rows = 4 inches
in tss with Tunisian hook, blocked
5.0 mm (H)
3.5 mm (E)
785 - 1570 yards (718 - 1436 m)
30.75 (34.5, 38, 41.5, 45)" bust circumference
US
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

This lightweight summer shell uses the reverse side of Tunisian simple stitch to create a lovely woven bouclé texture on the body. A vintage-inspired standard crochet edging is worked directly onto the body and back in short-rows for minimal finishing.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 30.75 (34.5, 38, 41.5, 45)” bust circumference. Sample shown measures 30.75”, modeled with 1.25” negative ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Forest Hills (51% silk, 49% merino): #02 silver, 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) hanks.

Hook Size H/8 (5 mm), 24” Tunisian cable hook and size E/4 (3.5 mm) standard hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle; 2 locking st markers.

Gauge 15.5 rows and 18 sts = 4” in tss with Tunisian hook, blocked; 1 lace border rep = 2” wide and 4” tall with standard hook, blocked.