Star Lite Crochet Baby Afghan Blanket
Star Lite Crochet Afghan
Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial: Star Lite Crochet Afghan
Video Tutorial: Left Hand Star Lite Crochet Baby Afghan Blanket
Skill Level - Intermediate
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
PC - Popcorn
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn - 1020 yards - 932 meters
Popcorn - Each popcorn stitch will consist of 3 double crochet, then join.
NOTE: You can reverse on each round so the points are not leaning. If you reverse, you will need to join the popcorn stitch on the same side you are working and push it to the front so the ridge is all on one side. Leaning Crochet Stitches
Chain 4, Join with the beginning Stitch.
Round 1: CH, *Work 3 DC through the loop, join with the beginning stitch to form the popcorn. CH 2, complete 6 times from *, join with the beginning stitch.
Round 2: CH, *Work 3 DC through the previous PC, join with the beginning stitch to form the popcorn. This next part will be the increase on each point. It will consist of DC, CH1, DC, CH1, DC, CH1, DC in the same chain space. Complete 6 times total from *, join with the beginning stitch.
Round 3: *Work 3 DC through the previous PC, join with the beginning stitch to form the popcorn. Work a DC, CH 1 in the next stitch, Work the increase at the center point, DC, CH1, DC, CH1, DC, CH1, DC, CH 1. Work a DC in the next stitch.
There will be 1 extra stitch on each round so it is important to count to so you do not end up with a lopsided star. I have approximately 25 rounds and will be working a few more, which will make a nice size baby afghan.