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Crochet Shell Stitch Ideas

You can never get enough inspiration for versatile decorative stitches that are, above all, simple and elegant. We undoubtedly need basic stitches in our crochet repertoire, just like we need basic clothes in our wardrobes. As shown below, we have prepared two proposals with a maritime vibe to them. Nevertheless, the clothes and decorations you create as result will look amazing not only during a walk in the port! Need more inspiration? Take a walk to our Facebook and Pinterest and follow us from there!

Lilac Shells

  • Designed by Carmen Heffernan

The crochet shell stitch is a perfect basis for many projects. For example, you can create this gorgeous lacy scarf to enforce your stylish classic looks. Open this free crochet scarf pattern, and you’ll see that its design consists only of a 1-row repeat. So, make it!

free crochet shell stitch scarf pattern

PHOTOS by Carmen Heffernan /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Puffed Shells Cowl

  • Designed by Crochet ‘n’ Create

If you have some experience in crocheting with the shell stitch, try to make this elegant puffed shells cowl. You will learn to make such a texture and create a beautiful accessory for the mid-season. It looks gorgeous with a brooch and be nice with a classic coat.

free crochet shell stitch cowl pattern

PHOTOS by Crochet ‘n’ Create /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Crochet shell stitch

  • Designed by My Picot

This elegant stitch is going to look great both in multicolor and in your favorite single shade. Well then, do you prefer pastels or maybe something more vibrant? No matter which way you go, your clothes and decorations are going to make you think about a nice day on the beach.

Crochet shell stitch

PHOTOS by My Picot /

Find the original free pattern on

Crochet wavy shell stitch

  • Designed by My Picot

A bit more tight, shaped like the ocean waves, still making us think of a breezy summer day. This stitch is definitely as pretty as the previous one, and also as easy to make. We bet you can’t wait to see all the wavy blankets, shawls and afghans you make!


PHOTOS by My Picot /

Find the original free pattern on

If it is interesting to you, you might also like the Beautiful Shells Blanket Ideas.


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