Christmas Star Pattern Crochet

Crochet Patterns

Christmas Star (from January 1999 -- click for larger image)
Skill Level: Beginner
MATERIALS: DMC Celebia #10 (50gm, 282 yds each ball): 1 ball each of white, #699 green and #666 red. Steel crochet hook size 5 U.S. (1.9 continental) (3 U.K.) or size to obtain gauge

 

MEASUREMENTS: 13-1/2 in. (34 cm) in diameter

 

GAUGE: First 2 rnds = 2 in. (5 cm) in diameter.

 

STITCHES USED: Chain st (ch). Slip st (sl st). Single crochet (sc). Treble crochet (tr). Popcorn (pop): * 5 tr in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook into first of last 5 tr made, draw dropped loop through st, ch 1 tightly to secure pop *. Shell: * (2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr) in same space *. Puff st: * 4 tr (half closed and joined tog) in same space *.

 

ABBREVIATIONS: rnd = round; rep = repeat; foll = following; blp(s) = back loop(s);
sl st = slip stitch; tog = together; st(s) = stitch(es); bet = between; beg = beginning

 

NOTE: Always start with ch 4 instead of first tr. End with 1 sl st in first sc or fourth (tr) ch at beg of rnd.

 

DIRECTIONSWith red, ch 5 and close into a ring with 1 sl st in first ch. Rnd 1: (Tr, ch 1) 14 times in ring. Rnd 2: Sl st in first ch-1 space, (pop, ch 3) in each ch-1 space around. Fasten off red. Rnd 3: With right side facing, join green in any ch-3 space, * shell in ch-3 space, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 3 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off green. Rnd 4: With right side facing, join red in any shell space, * (3 tr, ch 3, 3 tr) in shell space, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 5 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off red. Rnd 5: With right side facing, join white in any ch-3 space, ch 1, * sc in ch-3 space, ch 12, puff st in next sc, ch 12 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off white. Rnd 6: With right side facing, join red in any ch-12 loop, (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr, ch 7) in each ch-12 loop around. Fasten off red. Rnd 7: With right side facing, join green in any ch-4 space, ch 1, * sc in ch-4 space, ch 3 (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr) in next ch-7 loop, ch 3 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off green. Rnd 8: With right side facing, join white in any ch-4 space, (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr, ch 6) in each ch-4 space around. Rnd 9: Sl st to first ch-4 space, * (4 tr, ch 3, 4 tr) in ch-4 space, (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr) in next ch-6 loop *, rep from * to * around. Rnd 10: Sl st to first ch-3 space, * (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr) in ch-3 space, ch 5, sc in next ch-4 space, ch 5 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off white. Rnd 11: With right side facing, join red in any ch-4 space, * (4 tr, ch 4, 4 tr) in ch-4 space, ch 6, sc in next sc, ch 6 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off red. Rnd 12: With right side facing, join green in any ch-4 space, * (4 tr, ch 5, 4 tr) in ch-4 space, ch 7, sc in next sc, ch 7 *, rep from * to * around. Fasten off green.

 

(Designed by Glenda Winkleman)

 

Diagram for Christmas Star Doily