Floating Shells

Chain multiple: 8 + 2

Two colors: color A and color B

Stitch Guide

V-stitch (V-st): In specified ch or sp work (dc, ch 2, dc): V-st made.

Shell: In specified sp work (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc): shell made.

Instructions

Work beg ch with color A.

Row 1: With color A, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch; ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch-3 sp of following row), turn.

Row 2: *Sk 3 sc, V-st in next sc; ch 3, sk 3 sc, dc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * across, ending with dc in last sc; ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in first dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp; *shell in center ch-2 sp of next V-st, sc in ch-3 lp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 lp; rep from * across, ending last rep with (sc, ch 1, sc) in ch-6 turning ch-lp, changing to color B in last st; with color B, ch 4, turn.

Row 4: With color B, dc in ch-1 sp; *ch 3, dc in ch-1 sp of next shell, ch 3, V-st in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across to last shell, ch 3, dc in ch-1 sp of last shell, ch 3, dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in last sc; ch 3, turn.

Row 5: Work 3 dc in ch-1 sp; *sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 sp, shell in ch-2 sp of next V-st; rep from * across, ending last rep with sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp, 4 dc in turning ch-4 sp, changing to color A in last st; with color A, ch 6, turn.

Row 6: With color A, V-st in ch-2 sp; *ch 3, dc in center ch-1 sp of next shell, ch 3, V-st in ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending with ch 3, dc in top of turning ch; ch 1, turn. 

Row 7: Sc in dc, ch 1, sc in ch-3 sp; *shell in center ch-2 sp of next V-st, sc in ch-3 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-3 lp; rep from * across, ending last rep with sc, ch 1, sc in ch-6 turning ch-lp, changing to color B in last st; with color B, ch 4, turn.

Rep rows 4-7 for patt.