This shelled bookmark is fun and easy to crochet and would also make a great starter project for a beginner. Make several bookmarks in your favorite colors. Mix and match colors any way you choose to create bookmarks in school colors, sports team colors, or holiday colors.

Crochet Hook: 1.3 mm hook (steel)

Yarn Weight: (0) Lace (33-40 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List


CH = Chain

SK = Skip

DC = Double Crochet

SP(s) = Space(s)


Bookmark Base: Ch 13

Row 1: SK 2 sps, In next sp (3 DC, Ch 2, 3 DC), Sk 4 sps, In next sp (3 DC, Ch 2, 3 DC), SK 4 sps, in next sp (3 DC, Ch 2, 3 DC), CH 3, turn.

Row 2:* SK to CH 2 sp, In Ch 2 sp (3 DC, Ch 2, 3 DC), Rep 2 times from *, Ch 3 turn.

Row 3-21: Rep row 2

Row 22: * SK to ch 2 sp, In Ch 2 sp 6 DC, Rep from * 2 times, Tie off hide string.

Take 25” of ribbon and weave in and out of the bookmark by going up one side of bookmark and back down.


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