This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make this great textured stitch that you can use for a scarf, afghan or shawl.
Find more crochet stitches here on the category Crochet Stitches.
You can find more things like this under the category SCARVES
Shining Star Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern
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For this project you’ll need:
HOOK: 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US
YARN: 1 skein of worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU
100 grams / 3.5. oz
240 meters / 262 yards
ch = Chain
sl st = Slip Stitch
st = Stitch
sc = Single Crochet
dc = Double Crochet
FPDC = Front Post Double crochet
DCC = Double Crochet Clusters
YO = Yarn Over
* = Repeat what is in between the stars for the rest of the row
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This stitch is done in multiples of 8 + 2
Chain in multiples of 8 then when you reach desired width ch 2
For scarf I chained 26
sc in 1st ch from the hook. * Skip 3 sts, dc 3, ch 3, dc 3 into next ch, skip 3 sts, sc into next st * repeat for row.
We will be working always in the 1st and 3rd dc’s skipping the middle one.
ch 1 and sc into beginning st. Ch 3, and we will be working our 1st DCC using the 1st and 3rd dc of the following dc 3.
YO and grab up the post of the 1st dc, YO and pull through 2 loops, YO and grab the post of the 3rd DC, YO and pull through 2 loops. Then YO and pull through all 3 loops. Ch 3 and Sc into the 2nd ch of the ch 3
Now we’ll be working with the 1st and 3rd dc’s of the next 2 sets of dc’s. See picture below for help.
*ch 3, YO and grab up the post of the 1st dc, YO and pull through 2 loops, YO and grab the post of the 3rd DC, Pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook) repeat this for the next set of dc’s as shown in picture 5 (5 loops on your hook) YO and pull through all 5 loops. Ch 3 and sc into sc as shown in picture 6. * repeat for row. *
To end row, do a half cluster using the last set of dc’s . pull through all 3 loops, dc in last stitch of row.
Ch 4 and dc 3 into first stitch, * sc into sc, in the top of the cluster stitch (picture 9) work dc 3, ch 3, dc 3 all in same stitch (picture 10) sc into sc *repeat for row.
To end your row DC 3, ch 1, dc all in last stitch.
ch 1 and sc into 1st st. * YO and grab up the post of the 1st dc, YO and pull through 2 loops, YO and grab the post of the 3rd DC, Pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook) repeat this for the next set of dc’s as shown in picture 5 (5 loops on your hook) YO and pull through all 5 loops. Ch 3 and sc into sc * repeat for row. Sc in 3rd ch of ending ch 4.
ch 1 and sc into beg st * dc 3, ch 3, dc in next top cluster stitch, sc into next sc. * repeat for row.
You will be repeating rows 2 – 5
As you can see for row 6, this is how we started row 2.
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