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Free Crochet Summer Rose
Shell Afghan
(Beginner Pattern)
Summer Rose Shell
(Beginners Pattern)

Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 47 oz rose of colour you prefer
Crochet Hook Size J or 6.00 mm

Finished Size Approximately 41” x 63”
Gauge: 3 shells = 6 “

Ch 153 loosely.
Row 1: In 6th ch from hook, work (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc); shell made; * sk next
2 chs, dc in next ch, sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch; rep from * 23 times
more; sk next 2 chs, dc in next ch: 25 shells; ch 3, turn.
Row 2: * Work shell in ch-1 sp of next shell, dc in next dc; rep from * 24
times more, working last dc in 6th ch at top of turning ch-6; ch 3, turn.
Row 3: * Work shell in ch-1 sp of next shell, dc in next dc; rep from * 24
times more, working last dc in top of turning ch-3; ch 3, turn.
Rep row 3 until piece measures 63”.
Finish off and weave in ends.

Fringe:
Following fringe instructions on home page, make triple knot fringe. Cut
30” strands of yarn; use 6 strands for each knot of fringe. Tie knots in
ch-1 sp of each shell and in each dc across each short end of afghan.
Then work double and triple knots per instructions. Trim ends evenly.