DESIGN AND PATTERN: Hege Espeland Lygre – www.HELdesign.com
Crochet a little star to put on your Christmas cards or attach it on top of a cute little Christmas tree. Make several together as a garland, hang them on the Christmas tree or use them as table decorations. Your imagination is the only thing stopping you.
- Yarn – Thin cotton
- Crochet Hook – 1,75 mm (or the hook that goes with the yarn you´re using)
STITCHES / ABBREVIATIONS (UK terms)
- ch (chain/slip knot) – Watch video
- sl st (slip stitch) – Watch video
- dc (double crochet) – Watch video (video title shows US terms – sc (single crochet)
- htr (half treble) – Watch video (video title shows US terms – hdc (half double crochet)
- tr (treble) – Watch video (video title shows US terms – dc (double crochet)
- trtr (triple treble) – Watch video (video title shows US terms – tr (treble/triple crochet)
- MR (magic ring) – Watch video
- YO (yarn over)
- st (stitch)
- R (row/round)
R1: Start with 5 sc in MR, fasten with sl st in first ch
R1: 2 sc in each of 5 st = 10 sc
R3: *5 sc, (the following st is crocheted back on the 5 ch you just made), 1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr. Skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st*.
Repeat from * to * 4 times. Fasten with sl st.
R4: *3 sc going up the star tip, 3 sc in the top, 3 sc going down the tip, 1 sl st in sc*.
Repeat from * to * on all the star tips. Fasten with sl st in first st. Cut off yarn.
ASSEMBLING / SEWING
You can choose to keep the star as it is, or you can make it double as shown below. Put two stars together with wrong sides facing each other and sew them together.
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Enjoy your crocheting! 🙂
Would you like to learn how to crochet?
Visit my YouTube channel, there you will find videos of the basic stitches and in time there will also come special stitches, various projects and requests.