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Shell Stitch Top Knitting Pattern

Shell Stitch Top

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Sian Brown

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 4 / 3.5mm, US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight, Double-pointed, Circular

  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Garter , Lace

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What you need to know

Layer up with our gorgeous sleeveless top

We get very excited when we get to try out a new stitch pattern and love the shell effect on Sian Brown's fabulous vest. It’s worked by wrapping the yarn around the needle several times to create elongated stitches, then increasing and decreasing to create the gathers. Don’t worry if you’ve never tried it before, you’ll be able to practise while knitting your tension square. Take a look at our Knitwise panel for extra guidance on the neck shaping.

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Basic Shaping, Garter , Lace

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