Bright Star Ornament
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Bright Star Ornament

Make these stars in colors that go with your holiday décor and use whenever you need a little color.

Designed by Coats & Clark

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • J&P Coats┬« Royale┬« "Classic Crochet Thread ", Size 10: 1 Ball each 422 Golden Yellow, 494 Victory Red, and 484 Myrtle Green
  • Steel Crochet Hook: 1.4mm [US 8]
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Buttons
  • Hanging Hook
  • Small Amount of Fiber Fill
 

Project Instructions

Star measures 2½ inches across.
 

STAR (Make 2 of each color)
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: 5 Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join rounds. Place a contrasting color thread between first and last sts to note the beginning and end of the rnd and move up each rnd.
Rnd 2: 2 Sc in each sc around – 10 sc.
Rnd 3: * 2 Sc in next sc – inc made; sc in next sc; repeat from * around – 15 sc.
Rnd 4: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc] 5 times – 20 sc.
Rnd 5: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc] 5 times – 25 sc.
Rnd 6: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc] 5 times – 30 sc.
Rnd 7: [Inc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc] 5 times; slip st in next sc – 35 sc. Remove contrast thread.
 

First Point
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in next 8 sc; TURN.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 4: Ch 1; draw up a loop in each of first 2 sc, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook – dec made; sc in each sc across; turn – 7 sts.
Rows 5-9: Ch 1, dec, sc in each sc across; turn – 2 sts at end of Row 9.
Row 10: Ch 1, dec – 1 st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
 

2nd Point
Row 1: With right side facing, attach thread in same sc where the last sc of Row 1 of previous point was made; ch 1, sc in same place, sc in next 7 sc; turn – 8 sc.
Rows 2-10: Repeat Rows 2-10 of First Point.
 

3rd and 4th Points
Work same as 2nd Point.
 

5th Point
Row 1: With right side facing, attach thread in same sc where the last sc of Row 1 of previous point was made; ch 1, sc in same place, sc in next 6 sc, sc in same sc as first sc of Row 1 of First Point; turn – 8 sc.
Rows 2-10: Repeat Rows 2-10 of First Point.
 

FINISHING
With wrong sides together and tapestry needle, sew 2 matching stars together on 4 points; stuff lightly; sew last point closed. Sew a button on each side of ornament. Insert hook and hang.
 

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain
dec = decrease
inc = increase
mm = millimeters
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
yo = yarn over
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
[] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
 

MATERIALS
J&P Coats® Royale® "Classic Crochet Thread ", Size 10: 1 Ball each 422 Golden Yellow, 494 Victory Red, and 484 Myrtle Green
Steel Crochet Hook: 1.4mm [US 8]
Tapestry Needle
Buttons
Hanging Hook
Small Smount of Fiber Fill
 

J&P COATS® Royale® "Classic Crochet Thread ", Size 10, Art. 162 available in white and natural – 400yd (368m) and solid colors – 350yd (322m) or shaded colors – 300yd (276m) balls

Tips

These stars are great to use as gift tie-ons or on wreaths and garlands.