NOTE: Almost all of (A) and (B) are used. Break ends closely so that additional skeins are not required.
With larger hook and A, ch 151.
Row 1 (RS) Dc into 3rd ch from hook and each ch across - 150 dc (including t-ch).
Row 2 (WS) Ch 2, turn. Dc in next dc and in each st to end, dc in top of beg ch.
Rows 3-6 Rep Row 2. At end of Row 6, finish last st with B and drop A.
Rows 7-1 2 With B, Rep Row 2. At end of Row 12, finish last st with A and drop B. Continue alternating 6 rows A; 6 rows B until there are 6 stripes, ending with 3rd B stripe.
Begin FIELD FOR STARS in C as follows With A, ch 2. turn. Work 89 dc more (90 sts); finish last st with C and work 1 dc in each of next 59 de, 1 dc in top of t-ch. Continue working 60 sts in C and , alternating the rem 90 sts in A and B stripes as established. When 13 stripes have been completed, fasten off.
STARS (make 32)
Ch 3, slip st to form ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 1, work 5 sc in ring, slip st to beg ch.
Rnd 2 Ch 1, work 3 sc in each sc, slip st to beg ch - 15 sc.
Rnd 3 *Sc in first sc, ch 5, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch, skip 2 sc; rep from * around, end with slip st to first sc. Fasten off.
Position the stars on the field and sew them into place.