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Starfish

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Spinrite

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Super Size (Solids: 4 oz; 200 yds / Ombre: 3 oz; 150 yds ) Your choice color: Natural Stripes, Crown Jewels, Moondance or Psychedelic
  • Size U.S. H/8 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 15 sc and 16 rows = 4"

Starfish (make 2)
Ch 2.
1st rnd: 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sc at end of 3rd rnd.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *Ch 9. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each of the next 7 ch. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * 4 times more; ending last rep with 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Miss next sc. Working in rem loops from previous rnd, 1 sc in each of next 7 sts. 3 sc in next st. Working in both loops, 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Miss next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 4 times more, ending last rep with 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). *1 sc in each of next 8 sc. (1 sc. 1 hdc) in next sc. (1 hdc. 1 dc. 1 hdc) in next sc. (1 hdc. 1 sc) in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc.** Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - sc2tog made. Rep from * 3 times more, then from * to ** once. Miss last sc. Join with sl st to top of beg ch 2.
7th rnd: Sl st in each of next 2 sc. Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 9 sts. 2 sc in next hdc. (1 sc. 1 hdc. 1 sc) in next dc. 2 sc in next hdc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sts. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc3tog made. Rep from * 4 times more. Join with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: Sl st in next sc. Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 10 sc. 2 sc in next sc. (1 sc. 1 hdc. 1 sc) in next hdc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 3 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc3tog made. Rep from * 4 times more. Join with sl st to first sc.
9th rnd: Sl st in next sc. Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. Sc3tog. Rep from * 4 times more. Join with sl st to first sc.
10th rnd: Sl st in next sc. Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * 4 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With WS tog, sew around edges, leaving a large enough opening to stuff. Lightly stuff. Sew rem opening closed.

Size: Approx. 11" from point to point

ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx
= Approximately
Ch(s) = Chain(s)
Rem = Remaining
Sc = Single crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
Sl st = Slip stitch
St(s)
= Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
Yoh = Yarn over hook

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