Celestine Crochet

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Other

A crocheted version of our dodecahedron in Sox, originally inspired by our Ultra® Alpaca Light version called Celestine.


Size

Approximately 7” across from point to point


Materials

1 Ball Berroco Sox (50 grs), #1424 Huddersfield

Crochet hook, size 3.50 mm (E)

Safety pin for marker

Polyester stuffing

Tapestry needle

Optional: Jingle bell or small rattle

Note 1

There are no gauge requirements for this project

Note 2

Star is made of 12 points. Each point is worked separately, but are joined as you go.


Star

1st Point: Ch 35, join with a sl st to form a ring, being careful not to twist.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 35 sc’s.

Rnds 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, * dec over next 2 sc’s, sc in next 3 sc’s, dec over next 2 sc’s, rep from * 4 times more, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 25 sc’s.

Rnds 5, 6 and 7: Rep Rnd 2.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, * dec over next 2 sc’s, sc in next sc, dec over next 2 sc’s, rep from * 4 times more, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 15 sc’s.

Rnds 9, 10 and 11: Rep Rnd 2.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, * dec over next 2 sc’s, rep from * 6 times more, sc in last sc – 8 sc’s.

Rnd 13: Ch 1, * dec over next 2 sc’s, rep from * 3 times more – 4 sc’s. Fasten off leaving a long end. Thread end into tapestry needle and pull end up tightly. Mark this as first point with safety pin.

2nd Point: With crochet hook, ch 28, join with sl st to foundation ch of first point, sl st in next 7 sts of foundation ch, join with sl st to first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch and sl st around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1 – 35 sc’s. Complete same as 1st point.

3rd Point: With crochet hook, ch 21, join with a sl st to foundation ch of previous point, sl st in next 7 ts of foundation ch, sl st in 7 sts of foundation ch of first point, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist. Complete same as 2nd point.

4th and 5th Points: Work same as 3rd point, rotating 1st point each time. You will be working along the left side of the previous point and the next side of the 1st point each time.

6th Point: With crochet hook, ch 14, work 7 sl sts along foundation ch of 5th point, 7 sl sts along foundation ch of 1st point, then 7 sl sts along foundation ch of next point, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist sts – 35 sc’s. Complete same as 2nd point. You should now have the first point surrounded by a round of 5 points. Points 7 – 11 will form another round of points in a similar fashion.

7th Point: With crochet hook, ch 21, work 7 sl sts along side of previous point and 7 sl sts along side of next point, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist sts – 35 sc’s. Complete same as 2nd point.

8th, 9th 10th and 11th Points: With crochet hook, ch 14, work 7 sl sts along side of previous point and 7 sl sts along sides of next 2 points, join with a sl st to first ch to form a ring, being careful not to twist sts – 35 sc’s. Complete same as 2nd point. Stuff star, adding bell or rattle if desired.

12th Point: With crochet hook, work 7 sl sts along side of each point around opening, join with a sl st to first sl st – 35 sts. Complete same as 2nd point, stuffing last point as you work.