Crochet Fantasy: Free Project--Christmas Star Doily

Home
Contents
Free Project
Shopping Center
Back Issue Catalog
Sites to See
Submission Guidelines
Crochet Basics
Subscribe Now
Retail Offers
Advertising Info
Errata
Magazine Credits
Contact Us
Readers' Showcase
Project Archive
Message Board
Guestbook

Christmas Star (From January 1998)

Christmas Star (from January 1999)
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.
DIRECTIONS
With 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



Click to carry Crochet Fantasy in YOUR store

Comments or Suggestions? Contact the Editorial Staff Contact the Editorial Staff