Red, white and blue stars adorn your mantel with this patriotic star garland. Each star is 4 1/2″ across, and strung together they make a garland just right for the average mantel. Individual stars make great coasters for patriotic holidays too.
Memorial Day Star Crochet Garland
Each star is 4 ½” across
Small amounts red, white and blue worsted-weight yarn
H (5.00mm) hook
Star (make 9 with various combinations of colors)
Rnd 1: Ch 5, join with sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), 14 dc in ring, join with sl st in top of ch 3. (15 dc)
Rnd 2: (Ch 6, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch, skip 2 sts on rnd 1, sl st in next st) 5 times to form star points. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join contrasting color with sc in first st at point going down left slope of any star point, sc in next 4 sts, * skip st in valley between points, sc in next 5 sts, ch 3 at point **, sc in next 5 sts; repeat from * ending last repeat at **, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Holding one strand each red and blue together, join with sc in ch-3 space of any star point, (ch 30, sc in ch-3 sp at point of next star) until all stars are joined. Fasten off.