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Stitchfinder: Crochet Sea Creature: Blue Starfish

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Blue Starfish

Yarn: Worsted weight yarn [Featured: Wool-Ease]
Extras: Yarn needle

Method

Leg (make 5)
1st round: 8ch, ss in first ch to join.
2nd-4th rounds: Sc in each st. (8 sts)
5th round: Dec in next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 6 sts. (7 sts)
6-7th rounds: Sc in every stitch. (7 sts)
8th round: Sc in each of next 5sc. Dec in next 2 sts. (6 sts)
9th round: Sc in each st. (6 sts)
10th round: [Dec over next 3 sts] 2 times. (2 sts)
Fasten off.

Making up
Sew legs together by threading yarn through each leg between 1st and 2nd round, perpendicular to axis of the leg. Pull yarn tight and sew up any uneven areas

Directions reproduced with permission, from 75 Seashells, Fish, Coral & Colorful Marine Life to Knit & Crochet. Courtesy of St. Martin’s Press, 2012.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES

ch = chain dec = decrease
sc = single crochet ss = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

 
 
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