O CHRISTMAS TREE Star of Wonder Gemma Owen Design by INTERMEDIATE Crochet this dimensional star and add a touch of wonder to the holiday season. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 3 inches tip to tip MATERIALS • Lizbeth size 10 crochet cotton (122 yds per ball): 1 ball #611 gold • Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Stainless steel pins • Blocking board • Spray starch if desired • Small amount of stuffing GAUGE Rnds 1 and 2 = 3/4 inch Gauge is not critical for this project. from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg fpsc. (6 fpsc, 12 hdc, 24 dc, 18 tr) FINISHING 4" end PATTERN NOTES Block. Line both pieces up; with WS of each facing the other, and working through both layers, Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as double crochet unless otherwise stated. whipstitch in back lps (see il around. Leave a 1-inch opening, lightly stuff the star, then finish sewing the 2 sides tog. lustration) CW Leave ring loose until stitches are made. STAR FRONT/BACK Slip Ring Make 2. Rnd 1 (RS): slip ring Form a ch 2 12 dc in ring, pull beg length to close the ring, in beg dc. (see (does not count Rnd 4: fpsc illustration), as st), Ch 1, around first dc, *hdc in next dc, dc in next dc, (dc, tr, dc) in next dc, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc**, fpsc around next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in beg fpsc. (see Stitch Guide) join (see Pattern (12 dc) (see Pattern Notes), Notes) Rnd 2: Ch 3 dc in same dc as ch-3, 2 dc in each dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 3. (6 fpsc, 12 hdc, 24 Whipstitch Edges Through Back Loops dc, 6 tr) (24 dc) Rnd 5: Ch 1, fpsc around first fpsc, *sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, (dc, 3 tr, dc) in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st**, fpsc around next fpsc, rep Rnd 3: Ch 3, *2 dc in next dc**, dc in next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36 dc) 43 CROCHET-WORLD.COM AUTUMN 2019
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