If you can crochet a shell stitch pattern then it`s definitely time to apply it to your projects. Whether you want a lacy summer top or a shawl this is indeed a stitch to go to. Also, denser fabrics that you can use for blankets and washcloths are among these Beautiful Shell Stitch Ideas. In addition, this is an elegant design that will look adorable on baby cardigans and hats too. Moreover, this stitch looks incredibly stylish whether in single or in multi-colors. Items that include shell stitches will surely become your favorite so get your inspiration and crochet away. Check out these patterns under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!
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Shell Yeah! Tunic Free Crochet Pattern
We all know that Ashlea Konecny is the crocheting queen of the world! This beautiful summer tunic is lacy and airy. With a cupcake colorway, it will definitely shimmer on the beach and during long walks in the local park.
Level: intermediate Author: Ashlea Konecny
The original pattern and the photos are on hearthookhome.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Shifting Shells Washcloths Free Crochet Pattern
This version of our favorite shell stitch looks absolutely beautiful in this reusable washcloth. Colors of the sea will certainly add a special extra touch to your bathroom or kitchen. We love this shell stitch crochet pattern by Kristen Stoltzfus!
Level: beginner/intermediate Author: Kristen Stoltzfus
The original pattern and the photos are on cascadeyarns.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Sunset Shells Top Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet the yoke in the round and customize the length according to your preference. This stunning dress will surely be a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Kathryn Dawn has such a fabulous fashion taste!
Level: beginner Author: Kathryn Dawn
The original pattern and the photos are on cashmeredandelions.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Shell Stitch Baby Blanket Free Crochet Pattern
Take a look at this beautiful shell stitch blanket! It creates a nice texture and the colors of a sandy beach and the sea look simple but also quite elegant. It will surely make a perfect baby shower or baby gift. Amy Ramnarine rocks!
Level: intermediate Author: Amy Ramnarine
The original pattern and the photos are on thestitchinmommy.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Shell Beanie Free Crochet Pattern
Blue is so trendy this season! And the shell stitch? Never goes out of fashion! Create this beautiful texture that will look cheerful at any time of the year. Play with colors here while crocheting for kids or adults.
Level: intermediate Author: Breann Mauldin
The original pattern and the photos are on hookedonhomemadehappiness.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Shell Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Shawls are certainly great, irreplaceable accessories for any season! Especially for this time of the year, right? The awesome team behind Yarnspirations knows that! In summer, try this beautiful lacy shell pattern in your favorite colorwork.
Level: beginner Author: Yarnspirations Design Studio
The original pattern and the photos are on yarnspirations.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Sweet Shell Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern
Sara Kay Hartmann is a genius! This adorable baby cardigan is so easy and fun to crochet. Customize it with cute buttons! Or why don’t you think about making it in stripes instead of a solid color? Sky is the limit here!
Level: beginner Author: Sara Kay Hartmann
The original pattern and the photos are on redheart.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Sheila’s Shells Ripple Blanket Crochet Pattern
Shells and ripples are surely a perfect combination. This paid pattern will offer you guidance on how to create this stunning blanket. So rummage through your stash and get hooking. Julie Yeager will lead the way!
Level: beginner Author: Julie Yeager
The original pattern and the photos are on ravelry.com.
Stacked Shells Crop Top Free Crochet Pattern
Oh, so romantic! This delicate top will certainly make an elegant layer over a summer top or a bikini. It is easy to make and it will look interesting in different colors as well. Dorianna Rivelli evidently nailed this one!
Level: beginner Author: Dorianna Rivelli
The original pattern and the photos are on thelavenderchair.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Shell Headband Free Crochet Pattern
This great beginner project will surely spice up your little princess’s outfit. Match it with a summer dress and crochet a cute pair of booties for your little wonder. You can also make it as a gift! Sara McFall is an awesome designer!
Level: beginner Author: Sara McFall
The original pattern and the photos are on mymerrymessylife.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Big Crochet Shell Stitch Infinity Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Big, chunky, pink, delightful! This shell stitch infinity scarf designed by Mindy Waters is impressive on every possible level! If you want to master this super useful technique, this pattern will certainly help. You will have so much fun with it too!
Level: upper beginner Author: Mindy Waters
The original pattern and the photos are on talesofbutterflies.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Mermaid Top Free Crochet Pattern
Are there any fans of The Little Mermaid among our lovely readers? We have found a real treat for you today! Crocket Crochet’s pattern for a fabulous mermaid top is absolutely one of a kind. Aren’t you already enchanted?
Level: intermediate Author: Crocket Crochet
The video tutorial is on YouTube here. More info and the photos on ravelry.com.
Seashell Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
Summer vibes and begginer-friendly crochet patterns! This is all we need this time of the year, right? You can make this lovely shawl designed by Liz Whitaker from Sugar Mountain Crafts using only basic stitches. The author of this version chose beautiful colors!
Level: beginner Author: Liz Whitaker – Sugar Mountain Crafts
The original pattern is on ravelry.com. Info about this version and the photos on ravelry.com.
Lace Tunic Free Crochet Pattern
Beautiful shells! If you adore wearing lacy designs as much as we do, you certainly need to try this crochet pattern by Brianna Iaropoli. You can wear this wonderful tunic all year round, mixing it with different outfits for different occasions.
Level: upper beginner Author: Brianna Iaropoli
The original pattern and the photos are on lifeandyarn.com. More info on ravelry.com.
Puffed Shells Cowl Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet ‘n’ Create surprises us again! This author is famous for her fabulous taste in handmade fashion for babies. And her extraordinary skills! This time, we can try an awesome pattern for an elegant crochet cowl. Sounds like a dream!
Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet ‘n’ Create
The original pattern and the photos are on crochetncreate.com. More info on ravelry.com.