How to Crochet Clam Stitch

How to Crochet Clam Stitch ~ A Crochet Stitch Guide

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Crochet stitches used:

Chain (ch)

Single Crochet (sc)

Double Crochet (dc)

2 Double Crochet together (2-dc tog)

How to crochet 2-dc tog: Yo, insert in stitch, yo, pull yarn through stitch, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, insert in stitch, yo, pull through stitch, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through remaining loops.

Other crochet abbreviations:

Foundation Row (FR)

Skip (sk).

Space (sp)

Yarn over (yo)

Crochet Clam Stitch Instruction

This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation. 

Clam stitch needs a multiple of 10 sts + 2, and add 2 chs for foundation chain. In this example, chain 24.

FR. Ch 24, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each ch to end. Turn.

Row 1. Ch 3, *1 dc in in next 5 dc, sk 2 dc, [2-dc tog, ch 1] x 2 in next dc, 2-dc tog in same dc, sk 2 dc*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 1 dc in ch 3.

Row 2.  Ch 3, *[1 dc in 2-dc tog, 1 dc in 1-ch sp] x 2, 1 dc in 2-dc tog, 1 dc in next 5 dc*, repeat between ** to end, end with 1 dc in ch 3. Turn.

Row 3. Ch 3, *sk 2 dc, [2-dc tog, ch 1] x 2 in next dc, 2-dc tog in same dc, sk 2 dc, 1 dc in next 5 dc*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 1 dc in ch 3. Turn.

Row 4. Ch 3, 1 dc in next 5 dc, [1 dc in 2-dc tog, 1 dc in 1-ch sp] x 2, 1 dc in 2-dc tog*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 1 dc in ch 3.

Repeat row between 1-4.

By | 2017-07-08T22:40:43+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Crochet stitches|0 Comments

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