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)
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.