Starry Firmament
June 23, 2019
July 9, 2019

Starry Firmament

Project info
14" x 14"
Hooks & yarn
1.25 mm
DMC Cordonnet Spécial 20
0.1 balls = 17.4 yards (15.9 meters), 2 grams

This is an upcycled 14” x 14” common metal gridwall panel, like the kind used to create modular shelving in college dorms. Or, to build a show booth at yarn conferences wink .

This one has been painted in glossy navy blue then sprayed with fine multicolored glitter. Why though?

  • Because these grid panels are really pretty versatile and
  • I have stacks of them
  • Some are even starting to rust a little and I don’t want to just throw them away
  • I’m inspired by current trends using them for wall organizers--like cork boards for photos etc but with little clips
  • And especially the trend for displaying heart air plants heart !!

So this is a cosmic condominium for astral air plants.

The crocheted stars are different mainly because they’re swatches. All but one are made in a strip fashion rather than starting in a ring.
I love that they look sort of as if Edward Gorey sketched them.

July 14, 2019

Working on a blog post now where I’ll write how I crocheted some of the stars.

July 15, 2019

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About this pattern
Personal pattern (not in Ravelry)
About this yarn
by DMC
Thread, size 20
100% Cotton
174 yards / 20 grams

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  • Project created: July 14, 2019
  • Finished: July 14, 2019
  • Updated: August 16, 2019