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Crochet star stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

8-Star stitch – 8-Str.st

4-Star stitch – 4-Str.st

Double treble – Treble – d.tr / tr

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 9 + 2

Row 1: Skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, 4ch, work 8-Str.st into the 8 foundation chs: *yarn over hook, insert hook into the next ch and draw up a loop about 1 cm long; rep from * 7 more times,

yarn over and draw through 16 loops,

yarn over and draw through 2 loops.

Make 4ch. Work * 1dc/sc in next ch, 4ch, 8-Str.st, 4ch; rep from *, 1dc/sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 10 ch, * 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 9ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 3: Make 4ch, skip 1 row and work 4-Str.st into 4chs: yarn over hook, insert hook into 1st ch and draw up a loop, repeat preceded step 3 times more (insert the hook into 2nd, 3rd and 4th ch), yarn over and draw through 8 loops, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. Make 4ch and * 1dc/sc in top of Str.st below,

4ch, skip 1row and work 8-Str.st into 4ch + 4ch (see picture below), 4ch; rep from *,

1dc/sc in top of Str.st below, 4ch, skip 1row and work 4-Str.st into 4ch, 1d.tr/tr in dc/sc, turn.

Row 4: Make 5ch, * 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 9ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 4ch, 1dc/sc in top of 4-Str.st, turn.

Row 5: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in dc/sc, * 4ch, skip 1row and work 8-Str.st into 4ch + 4ch, 4ch, 1dc/sc in top of Str.st below; rep from *. Work last dc/sc in d.tr/tr below, and then turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.

Color combination with pink & green

Colors & rows: 1 – dark green, 2 & 3 – green, 4 & 5 – light green, 6 & 7 –white, 8 & 9 – light pink, 10 & 11 – pink, 12 & 13 – white, 14 & 15 – light green.

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