Free 7 Point Star Throw from RedHeart.com

7 point star

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7 Point Star Throw Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     LW2032
Designed By:     Ann Regis

Skill Level: Intermediate

Required Supplies:

RED HEART® Super Saver®
4 skeins 946 Peruvian Print A, 2 skeins 656 Real Teal B, 1 skein each 624 Tea Leaf C and 256 Carrot D
Crochet Hooks: 6.5mm [US K-10.5] and 6mm [US J-10]
Yarn needle.

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: 12 sts = 4″; 7 rows = 4″ in dc with larger hook. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Throw measures 62” diameter.

Special Abbreviations
inc (increase) = 2 dc in next dc.
dec3 (decrease) = Yo and draw up a loop in next dc, yo and draw through 2 loops, skip next dc, yo and draw up a loop in next dc, yo and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTE: Join and cut colors as required, always joining new color in a ch-2 space. When possible, carry yarns loosely
along wrong side of work, twisting every other row to avoid long strands.

THROW
With larger hook and C, ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc), 15 dc in ring; join with a slip st in top of ch-3 – 16 dc.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, inc in each dc around; join – 32 dc.
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, [inc, dc in next dc] 15 times, inc in last dc; join – 49 dc.
Round 4: Join A in same st as joining, ch 3, dc in next dc,[inc, dc in next 3 dc, inc, dc in next 2 dc] 6 times, inc, dc in next 3 dc, inc; join – 63 dc.
Round 5: With C, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, dec3, dc in next 3 dc, [ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, dec3, dc in next 3 dc] 6 times, ch 2; join.
Round 6: Join A in any ch-2 space; ch 3, * [inc] twice, dec3 (skipping dec3 of previous round), [inc] twice **, (dc,
ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space; ch 1, hdc in top of ch-3 to join and form last space – row ended.
Round 7: Ch 3, * [inc] twice, dc in next 2 dc, dec3 (skipping dec3 of previous round), dc in next 2 dc, [inc] twice **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Round 8: Ch 3, * [inc] twice, dc in next 4 dc, dec3, dc in next 4 dc, [inc] twice **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space;
repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Round 9: With C, ch 3, * inc, dc in next 7 dc, dec3, dc in next 7 dc, inc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat
from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Round 10: With A, ch 3, * inc, dc in next 8 dc, dec3, dc in next 8 dc, inc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat
from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Round 11: With D, ch 3, * inc, dc in next 9 dc, dec3, dc in next 9 dc, inc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in ch-2 space; repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Repeat Round 11 (working 1 more dc before and after center dec3) in colors as follows:
Rounds 12-13: A (working 1 dc in next 10 dc on Round 12, then in next 11 dc on Round 13).
Round 14: D.
Rounds 15-16: A.
Round 17: D.
Round 18: A.
Round 19: C.
Round 20: A.
Round 21: C.
Round 22: A.
Round 23: C.
Round 24: A.
Round 25: C.

There will be 26 dc before and after center dec3. Cut yarn.

Round 26: Join A in any ch-2 space; ch 3, * [inc, dc in next 6 dc, dec3, dc in next 6 dc, inc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in
next dc] twice, inc, dc in next 6 dc, dec3, dc in next 6 dc, inc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space; repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row – two ch-2 spaces have been added between each of the original
ch-2 spaces.
Round 27: Ch 3, * inc, dc in next 7 dc, dec3, dc in next 7 dc, inc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space; repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Round 28: With C, ch 3, * inc, dc in next 8 dc, dec3, dc in next 8 dc, inc **, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next ch-2 space;
repeat from * to last space, end at **; dc in last space, end row.
Repeat Round 28 in colors as follows, working 1 more dc before and after dec3:
Rounds 29-30: A.
Round 31: D.
Round 32: A.
Round 33: D.
Round 34: A.
Rounds 35-38: B.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Finishing
With right side facing and smaller hook, join C in any ch-2 space; ch 1, slip st evenly (being careful not to pull too
tightly) around entire piece, working into each dc and ch-2 space; join. Fasten off.

With tapestry needle and D, work a running st along edge as follows: * bring yarn up through a stitch from wrong side
to right side, then down through the next stitch, skip next 2 sts; repeat from * around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
A, B, etc. = color A, B, etc;
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
dec = decrease;
hdc = half double crochet;
inc = increase;
mm = millimeters;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
yo = yarn over;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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