Free crochet pattern
Shell Edged Chair Back
UK - Aus etc. Format
WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
dc. Double Crochet
htr. Half Treble
sl st. Slip Stitch
DNT. Do Not Turn
5tr Group. 5tr into same stitch.
Working left to right work dc backwards
2ch counts as first htr
3ch counts as first tr
Size: Approx 23.5” x 16”
150 grams of Double Knitting Yarn in Main Colour
50 grams of Double knitting in Contrast Colour
5.00mm & 4.50mm crochet hooks
TENSION - 8htr and 6 rows of htr measures approx 2 x 2 Inch
With main colour yarn & 5.00mm hook make 68ch, change to 4.50mm hook, (WS) 1htr in
3rd ch from hook, 1htr in each ch to end. Turn. (66htr + 2ch)
Next Row - 2ch, 1htr into each htr to end. Turn. Rpt last row until 59 rows have been
worked in all or work measures approx 18.5 inches from beginning. Turn. (66htr + 2ch)
Pattern Row 1 - Working on RS and with contrast colour yarn, make 1ch, 1dc into base
of 1ch, * miss 1htr 5tr group (see abbrev above) into next htr, miss 1htr, 1dc into next htr,
* rpt from * to * to end. Turn.
Pattern Row 2 - 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, * miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr on 5tr group, miss 2tr, 5tr group into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, work 3tr into last dc. Turn. Fasten off.
Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 in the Following colour sequence:
Once each in main colour yarn
Once each in contrast colour yarn. Fasten off
Once each in main colour yarn. Fasten off.
Once each in contrast colour yarn. Fasten off.
Join in main colour yarn and work Pattern Row 1 once. Turn.
Next Row - 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, * miss 2tr, 1dc into centre tr on 5tr group, miss 2tr, work 1tr, (1tr, 3ch, ss to top of last tr made) 3 times, 1tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, work 3tr into last dc. Turn. Fasten off.
Chair Back Edging - Using main colour yarn, 4.50mm hook and starting with WS facing
on a long side of cover, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, working into row ends down side
of chair back, work 107dc evenly along to corner, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, 107dc evenly along and into row ends up second side of
chair back. DNT.
Next Row - Work one row of crab stitch (see abbrev above) around all three sides of chair back. Fasten off
Finishing - Sew in and tie off any loose ends. Fasten off.
Hope you enjoy this Chair Back Free Crochet Pattern.
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