Ingot Shell

Jun 27, 2014
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This shell made of shell stitch has the look of intarsia, but is made using a tangle-free technique; each section is worked separately and joined to the previous section as you go. Learn more about this technique in Lily Chin's Join As You Go Crochet DVD (interweavestore.com). 

Designer Lily Chin

Finished Size To fit XS (S, M, L, XL) or 34 (36-37, 38-40, 42, 44)" bust circumference with finished measurement of 37¼ (40, 422/3, 451/3, 502/3)" at bust and 23 (23, 23¼, 23¼, 23½)" long without collar. This is a standard fitting garment. Sample shown measures 34", modeled with ½" negative ease.

Yarn Classic Elite Yarns Cerro (85% pima cotton, 15% alpaca;150 yd [138 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]); # 7150 golden honey (A), 2 skeins, # 7188 coral (B), 2 (3, 3, 3, 3) skeins, #7154 orchid (C), 3 skeins and #7147 denim (D), 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) skeins.

Hook Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions St markers (m).

Gauge 3 shell rep or 18 sts and 10 shell rows = 4" in sh patt st after steam blocking.

Ingot Shell
Ingot Shell side
 
Ingot Shell front

Ingot Shell shoulder


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