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Pattern: See diagram M.1. Shell pattern (= M.1) is worked in stripes with 2 rows in the same color.
Crochet tip: Replace first tr on round with 4 ch and first sc with 1 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in first tr/sc from beg of round.
Crochet 40 ch with crochet hook size 4.5 mm [US 7] and gray and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. See Crochet tip!
Round 1: 1 sc in each ch, but skip every 5th ch = 32 sc.
Now crochet following rounds with 1 st in each st as follows:
1 round with tr, 1 round with sc, 1 round with tr, 1 round with sc and 1 round with tr.
Change to light gray and work 1 round with sc.
Work next round as follows: 1 ch, 1 sc in the first sc, * skip 3 sc, 9 tr in next sc (= 1 shell), skip 3 sc, 1 sc in next sc*, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, but the last time finish with 1 sl st in instead of 1 sc = 4 shells on round.
Continue in M.1 in stripes as follows: 2 rounds beige/brown, 2 rounds light beige/brown, 2 rounds gray, 2 rounds light gray and 2 rounds beige/brown = 6 rounds with shell pattern. Cut the thread and fasten. Wrist warmer measures approx 18 cm [7”].
sc in ch-loop from previous round and in 5th tr from shell 2 rounds below – See Fig 1.
Shell: Crochet 9 tr in the same ch
this round is explained in the pattern, beg on row 2.
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