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Star Embellishment Applique
designed by Kim Guzman © Feb. 2014
Technique: Regular Crochet
Although the star embellishment can be made alone, it was originally designed for the Boricua Patriotic Infant Set. Please see the following links for the set.
Boricua Patriotic Tank Top (sizes 9 months through 18 months)
Boricua Patriotic Infant Shorts (sizes 9 months through 18 months)
- Red Heart Luster Sheen (335 yards per 4 ounces): small amount
- Suggested hook sizes: F (3.75mm)
- Tapestry needle (for weaving ends)
Yarn Suggestions: Tahki Yarns Cotton Classic Lite
2.5″ measured from point to point
Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc–12 sc.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc–18 sc.
Rnd 4: *Ch 5, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, sk 2 sc made from rnd 3, sl st in next sc, rep from * 5 times more, fasten off–6 points made.
Further Instructions (if making tank top)
With yarn needle, attach Star to tank top as shown in photograph.