Shell Baby Afghan

(From Marlin Ferrell)

 

Sport Weight Yarn - 14 Oz. - Size G (4.00 mm) Hook

 

Chain 129 Loosely

 

Rowl

(right side): dc in fourth ch from hook

(3 skipped chs count as first dc)

and in each ch across: 127 dc

 

Rows 2-4

 

ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout)

turn, dc in next dc and in each across

 

Row5

To work Shell, 5 dc in next dc

ch 3, turn: dc in next 6 dc, ch 1,

skip next 2 dc, work Shell, ch 1,

* skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1,

skip next 2 dc, work Shell, ch 1

repeat from * across to last 9 dc,

skip next 2 dc, dc in last 7 dc,

19 Shells and 38 ch-1 sps.

 

Row6

 

ch 3, turn: dc in next 6 dc, ch 1,

skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1,

* skip next 2 dc, work Shell, ch 1,

skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1:

repeat from * across to last 9 dc,

skip next 2 dc, dc in last 7 dc:

18 Shells and 38 ch-1 sps


Row7

 

ch 3, turn: dc in next 6 dc, ch 1,

work Shell, ch 1,

* skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1,

skip next 2 dc, work Shell, ch 1:

repeat from * across to last 7 dc,

dc in last 7 dc:

19 Shells and 38 ch-l sps.

 

Repeat Rows 6 & 7 until Afghan measures about 43 from

 

beginning ch, ending by working Row 7; do not finish off.

 

Next Row

 

ch 3, turn; dc in next 6 dc,

dc in next ch -1 sp and in next dc,

(skip next dc, dc in next dc) twice,

dc in next ch- 1 sp,

*dc in next dc, dc in next ch-1 sp and in next dc,

(skip next dc, dc in next dc) twice,

dc in next ch-1 sp;

repeat from * across to last 7 dc,

dc in last 7 dc: 127 dc

 

Last 3 Rows

 

ch 3; turn; dc in next dc and in each dc across.

Finish off.