Knitted Star Motif by Sarah Knight - Crafts from the Cwtch
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Knitted Star Motif

Knitting
December 2014
Scheepjeswol Lizzy
Lace ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
28 - 31 yards (26 - 28 m)
One size
This pattern is available for free.

This is a simple star motif which can be made in any weight yarn with the appropriate sized needles (go up one or two sizes from the suggested needle size). Use it as a coaster, or as an applique etc…

Made from the centre-out on DPNs or circular needles, the star is then finished by adding five individual points which are worked flat. In order to see the pattern properly, a little blocking is needed as this will open out the increases and decreases.

Materials:

  • 6.5g Scheepjes Lizzy
  • 3.25 mm DPNs / circular needles for knitting in-the-round
  • Pins for blocking
  • Optional: embellish with beads or sequins

Stitches used:

  • Knit and purl
  • Kfb = knit front and back increase
  • K2tog = knit 2 stitches together (right-leaning decrease)
  • Skpsso = slip one stitch, knit one stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knit stitch (left-leaning decrease)