Americana Star Table Runner Free Crochet Pattern
Pattern Number: LW4758
Designed By: Cristin Berrafato
RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each of 319 Cherry Red A, 385 Royal B, and 316 Soft White C
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [I-9 US]
Create a star-spangled table with a runner of crocheted stars. It will give your table setting style and can be easily washed and reused for all the patriotic holidays.
Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: 12 sts and 14 rows = 4” (10 cm) in single crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished Size: Each Star = 12” in diameter.
Runner = 12” (30.5 cm) wide x 60” (152.5 cm) long.
Single crochet 2 together (sc2tog): [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all three loops.
standing sc: Place slip knot on hook, insert hook in designated st, yo, draw yarn through st, yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook.
STAR (make 3 with A and 2 with B)
Round 1 (right side): Work 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join – 10 sc. Place marker in first st of round and move marker up as work progresses.
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around – 20 sc.
Round 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around – 30 sc.
Round 4: * Sc in next two stitches, two sc in the next; repeat from* 10 times – 40 sc.
Round 5: Sc in each sc around.
Round 6: *Sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around – 50 sc.
Round 7: Sc in each sc around.
Round 8: *Sc in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around – 60 sc.
Round 9: Sc in each each sc around.
Round 10: *Sc in each of next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around – 70 sc.
Round 11: Sc in each sc around.
Work now progresses in rows.
Row 1: Sc in each of next 12 sts, turn, leaving remaining sts unworked – 12 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog over first 2 sts, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sc2tog over last 2 sts, turn – 10 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 4–9: Repeat Rows 2-3 (3 times) – 4 sc at end of last row.
Row 10: Ch 1, [sc2tog over next 2 sts] twice, turn – 2 sts.
Row 11: Ch 1, sc2tog over next 2 sts – 1 st.
Row 1: With right side facing, skip next 2 sts after last point, join same color with standing sc in next sc, sc in each of next 11 sc, turn, leaving remaining sts unworked – 12 sc.
Row 2-11: Work same as Rows 2-11 of Point #1.
Round 1: With right side facing, join C with standing sc at side of any point, *sc evenly across to top of point, 3 sc in point, sc evenly across other side of point, sc in next 2 sc in Round 11 of Center; repeat from * around, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off C.
Weave in ends. Using photograph as a guide, sew stars together at the points with C.
A, B, C = color A, B, C;
ch = chain;
sc = single crochet;
st(s) = stitch(es);
() = work directions in parentheses into same st;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.