Shelled Bookmark

Shelled Bookmark
Free Crochet Pattern
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Are you a book lover and love to crochet? Or maybe you have several book lovers in your family?  Why not crochet some bookmarks for everyone?  This shelled bookmark is fun and easy to crochet and would also make a great starter project for a beginning or young crochet enthusiast.  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.  Unleash your creativity!


Difficulty: Easy


Materials: Size 30 Thread of any color you want, Size 1.3 Crochet hook, and any color of ribbon you choose.


Abbreviations Key:

CH = Chain

SK = Skip

DC = Double Crochet

SP(s) = Space(s)






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 as shown.

Make one for every book you own!


About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight