Popcorn Star

Half & Half

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Round 1: ch5, join with a sl st to 1st ch. Ch3 counts as a dc, 4dc in same loop, ch2, * 5dc, ch2 * 2 times. Join with a sl st to top ch3. 15dc, 3 ch2sp

Round 2: ch3 counts as a dc, dc in next st, 3dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 3dc in ch2 sp, * dc in next 2 sts, 3dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 3dc in ch2 sp * 2 times. Join with a sl st to top of ch3. 30dc

Round 3: ch2 This does NOT count as a stitch., dc2tog, ch4, * dc3tog, ch4 * 9 times. Join with a sl st to top of dc2tog. 1 dc2tog, 9 ddc3tog, 10 ch4 sp

Round 4: sl st to ch4 sp, ch1, 5sc in same sp, 5sc in next ch4 sp around. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 50sc

Round 5: ch1, * 2sc in same as joining, sc in next st, popcorn in next st, sc in next st, 2sc in next st * 10 times. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 60sc, 10 popcorn sts

Round 6: NOTE: There will not be a stitch that you are not working in place of the fpdc. The fpdc is an extra stitch needed.
ch1, sc in same as joining, sc in next 2 sts, ch1, sk popcorn, sc next 3 sts, fpdc around decrease from round 3, sc in next 3 sts * (sc in next 3 sts, ch1, sk popcorn, sc in next 3 sts, fpdc around decrease from round 3), sc in 3 next sts * 8 times then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. Finish Off. 60sc, 10 ch1 sp, 10 fpdc

Round 7: Join with a sl st to any fpdc of round 6, sk 3 sts, shell in ch1 sp, sk 3 sts, * sl st in next st, sk 3 sts, shell in ch1 sp, sk 3 sts * 9 times. Sl st to first sl st. 10 shells, 10 sl sts

Round 8: ch3 counts as a dc, 2dc in same st as joining, working in shell, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc next 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next st, * 3dc in next st (sl st between shells of round 8), dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc next 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next st * 10 times. Join with a sl st to top of ch3 50dc, 20hdc, 3osc

Round 9: ch1, sc in same as joining, sc in each st around. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 100sc

Round 10: ch4 counts as a tr, tr, ch1, 2tr in same as joining. * (tr in next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 12 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, dc in next 2 sts, tr in next st) 2tr, ch1, 2tr in next st * three times then ( ) once more. Join with a sl st to top of ch4. 24tr, 16dc, 24hdc, 48sc

Round 11: ch2 counts as a hdc, hdc in next st, * (3hdc in ch1 sp), hdc next 28sts * three times then ( ) once more, then hdc in next 26sts. Join with a sl st to top of ch2. Finish Off. 124hdc

Language

US Terms US Terms

Skill Level

Easy

Size

9 Inches

Gauge

Will bew added at a later date.

Materials Needed

  • Worsted weight yarn in 1 color - CA
  • 5mm (H) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Stitches Used

  • sl st - slip stitch
  • ch - chain(s)
  • sc - single crochet
  • dc - double crochet
  • fpdc - front post double crochet

Special Stitches Used

  • shell - 7 dc in same stitch or space indicated
  • Popcorn - Work 5 dc in the same stitch, drop loop from hook, insert hook from front to back in the top of the first dc of group, pull dropped loop through stitch.
  • dc2tog - [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook
  • dc3tog - [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 3 times (4 loops on hook), yarn over, draw through all loops on hook