Frankincense Crochet Hanging Star
Crochet this hanging star using your favorite holiday yarn.
Designed by Beverly Burch.
- Patons® Classic Wool – Harvest (2 Skeins)
- Crochet Hook, Size G
- Paper Cone-Shaped Cups (or Paper Funnels)
- Styrofoam® Ball
- Long Knitting Needle, Size 10
- Rug Hook
- Hanger Wire
- Straight Pins
- Aleene’s® OK To Wash-It® Fabric Glue
- Paint – Coordinating Colors of Choice (Optional)
- Paintbrush (Optional)
Step 1 Pierce hole in center of Styrofoam® ball with long knitting needle.
Step 2 Pull yarn through hole and knot several times on one end to secure. Use a rug hook to pull yarn through ball or cut a wire clothes hanger and making small loop on one end to pull yarn through. This yarn will be used to hang star when complete.
Step 3 Add beads if desired.
Step 4 Wrap Styrofoam® ball with yarn, to cover.
Step 5 Paper cone cups are covered to make points for Star. Optional: Paint the cones with coordinating colors first.
Covers for Paper Cone Cups
Row 1: tr in 4th ch from hook, tr 4 more times, dc 4 times, hdc 3 times, sc 2 times, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: sc 2 times, hdc 3 times, dc 4 times, tr 4 times, ch 3, turn.
Repeat both rows back and forth until it fits around cone. Whipstitch sides together and gather small end to cover point of cone.
Glue cover to cone and let dry. Glue yarn and pin-covered cones to yarn-covered ball.
Ch – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
HDC – Half Double Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
TR – Treble Crochet