Made in rounds without turning, using color 1 make a magic circle, with 3.50mm hook
ch3, work 11dc in ring, pull loose yarn to close circle ss to top of ch3 on beginning
of row. Fasten off. (11dc + ch3)
Round 2 - Using color 2 work 1ps (see abbrev) in top of ch3 on previous round, ch2,
* 1ps in next dc, ch2, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of first ps on beginning
of row. (12, ch2 spaces)
Round 3 - ch3, work 3dc in next ch2 space, 4dc in each ch2 space to end, sl st to
top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (47dc + ch3)
Round 4 - Join in color 1, ch6, 1dc in base of 6ch, * skip 2sc, (1dc, ch3, 1dc) in
next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip last 2sc, sl st to 3rd of 6ch on beginning
of row. (16, ch3 spaces)
Round 5 - * work 5dc in next ch3 space, sl st in space between next 2dc, * rpt from
* to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. (16 shell Groups)
Finishing - Weave in any loose ends.
Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for shell motif.