Rainbow and Star Crochet Applique'


















Crochet Rainbow & Star

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Star Crochet Rainbow Applique'

Video Tutorial:  Left Hand Star Crochet Rainbow Applique'

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

FSC - Foundation Single Crochet

Materials
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Single Crochet Decrease -
insert the hook through the first stitch,  wrap the yarn over, pull it through, insert the hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull it through, there are 3 loops on the hook, wrap the yarn over and pull through all 3 loops to complete the Single Crochet Decrease.

Foundation Single Crochet - This stitch eliminates the chain. Chain 2, insert the hook through the 2nd chain from the hook, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull it through, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull through 1 loop, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull through both loops to complete the first stitch. The foundation stitches are worked vertically.  Insert your hook below the 2 loops to the left of your work, if you are right handed, to the right if you are left handed. Wrap the yarn over your hook, pull it through, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull through 1 loop, wrap the yarn over your hook, pull through both loops to complete the stitch. 


Star

Chain 4, join with the beginning chain.
Round 1: CH 1, *Work 2 SC through the loop, CH 2, Complete 5 times total from *. join with the beginning  stitch. SL ST to the chain 2 space.
Round 2: CH 1, * Work 2 SC, CH 2, 2 SC in the same CH 2 space, Work a single crochet decrease, insert the hook through the same CH 2 space, wrap the yarn over, pull it through, insert the hook through the next CH 2 space, wrap the yarn over, pull it through, there are 3 loops on the hook, wrap the yarn over and pull through all 3 loops to complete the Single Crochet Decrease. Complete 5 times total from *, join with the beginning stitch. SL ST to the chain 2 space.
Round 3: CH 1, * Work 3 SC, CH 2, 3 SC in the same CH 2 space, Work a SC DEC through the first SC next to the chain and the last stitch on the opposite side, skipping the stitches between. Complete 5 times total from *, join with the beginning stitch. SL ST to the chain 2 space.

Cut off a long length of tail for sewing the star.

Rainbow
Note: You can work increase stitches on any row of the rainbow to give it more of a curve.

Row 1: Work 20 foundation single crochet on the first row. (see description above) Cut the yarn and change color.
Row 2: Attach the new color with a slip stitch. Work 1 SC in each stitch across. Cut the yarn and change color.
Row 3: Attach the new color with a slip stitch. Work 1 SC in each stitch across. Cut the yarn and change color.
Row 4: Attach the new color with a slip stitch. Work 1 SC in a few stitches, work a single crochet increase. Evenly work 4 or 5 single crochet increases. Cut the yarn and change color.
Row 5: Attach the new color with a slip stitch. Work 1 SC in each stitch across. Cut the yarn and change color.
Row 6: Attach the new color with a slip stitch. Work 1 SC in each stitch across. Cut the yarn and change color.



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