Star Four by Elvee Dickinson

Star Four

Crochet
May 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
5.5 mm (I)
8.0 mm (L)
10.0 mm (N/P)
43 - 861 yards (39 - 787 m)
Mini, Small, Medium, Large
US
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Oversize stars decorate four small nesting baskets measuring about 3 to 8 inches across. All are crocheted in worsted-weight yarn -- using one to four strands -- to create the graduated sizes.

The pattern has written instructions, and there is also a chart for the star.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
NOTE: The finished measurements are approximate, influenced by the thickness or thinness of the worsted-weight yarn and hook size.

Width across (diameter):
3¼ (4¾, 6¾, 8) in./
8 (12, 17, 20.5) cm
Height (not including star):
2¼ (3¼, 4½, 5½) in./
6 (8, 11.5, 14) cm

YARN
NOTE: Heavy worsted acrylic yarns with body, such as Red Heart Super Saver, are recommended for these baskets.

Worsted Weight (#4 Medium)

All four baskets and stars:
• 861 yd./787 m

Mini basket and star:
• 43 yd./39 m

Small basket and star:
(2 strands of 66 yd./60 m each)
• Total 132 yd./121 m

Medium basket and star:
(3 strands of 88 yd./81 m each)
• Total 265 yd./242 m

Large basket and star:
(4 strands of 105 yd./96 m each)
• Total 421 yd./385 m

HOOK AND NOTIONS
• Sizes G-6 (I-9, L-11, N/P-15)/4 (5.5, 8, 10) mm) crochet hook or sizes needed to obtain gauge
• Yarn needle