EASY FINISHED MEASUREMENT
• Berroco Comfort medium ( worsted) weight nylon/ acrylic yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 210 yds/ 100g per skein):
1 skein # 9774 cobalt • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm crochet hook or size needed
to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle
Motif = 4 inches in diameter Take time to check gauge.
Refer to Stitch Diagram as needed. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
2- double crochet cluster (2- dc cl): Holding back last lp of each dc on hook, 2 dc in indicated st, yo and draw through all 3 lps on hook. Cluster shell (cl shell): (2- dc cl, ch 2, 2- dc cl) in indicated st or sp.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 17 dc in 3rd ch from hook (sk chs count as first dc), join (see Pattern Notes) in first st, do not turn. (18 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 7, sc) in first st, *sc in each of next 2 sts, (sc, ch 7, sc) in next st, rep from * around to last 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts, do not join. (6 ch-7 lps, 24 sc)
Rnd 3: 2- dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next ch-7 lp, ch 2, (2- dc cl, ch 3, cl shell— see Special Stitches) in same ch-7 sp, *sk next 4 sc, (cl shell, ch 3, cl shell) in next ch-7 lp, rep from * around, join in top of first 2- dc cl. Fasten off. C!
Use this star motif in our Pop-Up Poppies throw on page 77 or to create your own showstopping project!