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Sea Stars Free Crochet Pattern



Happy Tuesday my friends!


It may be the never ending Michigan cold and rainy days, or the desire of spending time in nature, that lately made me daydreaming of slow and easy beach days.


I'm sure I'm not alone here, and many of you can't wait to get into Summer mood. Am I right? No worries, I got you covered with this easy and quick crochet project!


These beautiful crocheted sea stars would be the perfect decor to give your home a summer vibe or could work great as crib mobile attachments.

Just play with you favorite colors to create something unique for you and your little ones!


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Here's the FREE pattern!


SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in Rust, Beige, Off White colors

OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling

HOOK SIZES: E-2.75 mm; D/3-3.25 mm

DIMENSIONS: 5"x5" / 4"x4"

STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O).

INSTRUCTIONS: work in rounds (join with a sl st and ch1 at the end of each row) otherwise instructed.

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SMALL SEA STAR (rust yarn; 2.75 mm hook; make two)

1) start working with rust yarn, 5 sc in a mr (5)

2) inc around (10)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (15)

4) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (20)

5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (25)

6) start working in rows, 5 sc (5); ch1 and turn

7) sc even (5); ch 1 and turn

8) 2 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (4); ch 1 and turn

9) sc even (4); ch 1 and turn

10) 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (3); ch 1 and turn

11) sc even (3); ch 1 and turn

12) 1 sc, 1 sc dec (2); ch 1 and turn

13) sc even (2); ch 1 and turn

14) 1 sc dec (1); F/O and cut the yarn

Join the yarn with a sl st to st #6 of the rnd #5 (as shown in the picture).

Repeat from rnd # 6 to rnd # 14, 4 times.

Once you have crocheted the second panel, place the two panels one above the other, matching up all sides.

Sew the panels together: join the yarn through the two panels with a sl st, chain 1 and single crochet around the edges. Work 3 sc in the st at the top of each star’s leg. Stuff lightly as you sew the two panels together.

Make little french knots (with off white yarn) on one side of the sea star across the length of each leg (see photos).

BIG SEA STAR (beige and rust yarn; 3.25 mm hook; make two)

1) start working with beige yarn, 5 sc in a mr (5)

2) sc inc around (10)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (15)

4) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (20)

5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (25)

6) 5 sc (5); ch1 and turn

7) sc even (5); ch 1 and turn

8) 2 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (4); ch 1 and turn

9-10) sc even (4); ch 1 and turn

11) 1 sc, 1 sc dec, 1 sc (3); ch 1 and turn

12-13) sc even (3); ch 1 and turn

14) 1 sc, 1 sc dec (2); ch 1 and turn

15) sc even (2); ch 1 and turn

16) 1 sc dec (1); F/O and cut the yarn

Join the yarn with a sl st to st #6 of the rnd #5 (as shown in the picture).

Repeat from rnd # 6 to rnd # 16, 4 times.

Once you have crocheted the second panel, place the two panels one above the other, matching up all sides.

Sew the panels together: join rust yarn through the two panels with a sl st, chain 1 and single crochet around the edges. Work 3 sc in the st at the top of each star’s leg. Stuff lightly as you sew the two panels together.

I can't wait to see your version of my SEA STARS! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like!


Elisa

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