HOOK A STITCH: POST & SHELLS STITCH

The Post & Shells stitch is such a beautiful and unique stitch! It combines both lacy shell stitches and post stitches to add a bit of texture! This stitch would be perfect for a blanket!
Yarn
DMC Natura Medium (444)

Make it
Abbreviations

st(s) – stitch(es)
rep – repeat
beg – beginning
sk – skip
tch – turning chain
ch – chain stitch
sc – single crochet
dc –  double crochet
FPdc – front post double crochet
BPdc – back post double crochet
Sh –  shell [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc]

Foundation
Chain a multiple of 6 + 3 sts

Pattern
Row 1 (WS): Sh in 6th from hook , *sk next 2 ch, 1 dc in next ch, skip next 2 ch, sh in next ch, rep from * across, to last 3 chs, sk next 2 chs, dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), *sh in next ch-1 space, sk next 2 dc of sh, FPdc in next dc; rep from * across, ending with dc in the top of tch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, *sh in next ch-1 space, sk next 2 dc of sh, BPdc in next dc; rep from * across with dc in the top of tch, turn.
Repeat Rows 1+ 2 for pattern.
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