Small Star
South Maid #10 thread.
Steel crochet hook size 3.
Approx. 4" across.
For beginning cluster (beg. cl), ch 3, *yo 2 times, insert hook in ring, yo, pull through ring, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook, 2 times; rep. from *, yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.
For cluster (cl), *yo, 2 times, insert hook in ring, yo, pull through ring, (yo, pull through 2 lps on hook) 2 times; rep. from * 2 more times, yo, pull through all 4 lps on hook.
Rnd 1: Ch 7, sl st in first ch to form ring, beg. cl., ch 4, (cl, ch 4) 5 times, join with sl st in top of beg cl. (6 cl, 6 ch sps made).
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining sl st, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch sp, ch 3, *sc in next cl, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch sp, ch 3; rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc.(6 sc, 6 ch sps).
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining sl st, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) 2 times, 2 sc in next ch sp, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 4, (sc in next ch sp, ch 4) 2 times, 2 sc in next ch sp; rep from * around, join. (42 sc, 18 ch sps).
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining sl st, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp, ch 4, 2 sc in next ch sp, sc in next 2 sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp, ch 4, 2 sc in next ch sp, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around, join. (60 sc, 12 ch sps).
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining sl st, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 6, 2 sc in next ch sp, sc in next 4 sts, * sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next ch sp, ch 3, 2 sc in next ch sp, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around, join. ( 78 sc, 6 ch sps).
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining sl st, sc in next 6 sc, (4 sc, ch 4, 4 sc) in next ch sp, sc in next sc, *sc in next 7 sc, (4 sc, ch 4, 4 sc) in next ch sp, sc in next 6 sc; rep from * around, join. Fasten off.