Crochet Star Pillow

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Hi everyone! After my Christmas garlands, I have decided to make a star pillow that my son could use to place at the top of his Nugget Christmas tree! It is dome with bulky yarn and works so quickly! It is great for a last minute

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Crochet Star Pillow

Material:

  •  Yarn calling for 6,5 mm (K) hook in yellow – and a small amount of black and pink for the face
  • Size 6 mm (J) crochet hook
  • Poly-Fil Fiberfill stuffing
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

What did I use?

For the monster: Bulky yarn.
I used Bernat Blanket





Pattern: How to crochet a star pillow?


The pillow is made in 2 parts, the front and the back that are attach together with slip stitches.

The back of the star

With the yellow worsted yarn and the 6 mm hook.

Center part

  • Round 1: start 12 sc in a magic ring. (12)
  • Round 2: [1 inc in all st]. (24)
  • Round 3: [1 inc the next st, 1 sc in the next 2 st] x8. (32)
  • Round 4: [1 sc in the next 3 st, 1 inc the next st] x8. (40)
  • Round 5: [1 inc the next st, 1 sc in the next 3 st] x10. (50)

We will now do the 5 arms of the star.

Arm 1: 

Keep working on the next st:

  • Row 1: (1 sc in the next 10 st). (10)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (8)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 8 st). (8)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (6)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 6 st). (6)
  • Row 6: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 2 dec, 1 st in the next st). (4)
  • Row 7: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 4 st). (4)
  • Row 8: ch1, turn; (2 dec). (2)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn; (1 dec). (1)

Cut the yarn, fasten off.

Arm 2: 

Join in the next stitch of round 8 of the center part.

Starting in the same st where you just joined:

  • Row 1: (1 sc in the next 10 st). (10)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (8)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 8 st). (8)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (6)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 6 st). (6)
  • Row 6: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 2 dec, 1 st in the next st). (4)
  • Row 7: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 4 st). (4)
  • Row 8: ch1, turn; (2 dec). (2)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn; (1 dec). (1)

Cut the yarn, fasten off.

Repeat for the arms 3, 4 and 5.

  • Round 10: Join with the same yellow yarn at the base of a arm and crochet evenly all around. Make 3 st in the st at the point of each arm.

Cut the yarn and fasten off.

Keep the back part for later.





The front of the star

With the yellow worsted yarn and the 6 mm hook.

Center part

  • Round 1: start 5 sc in a magic ring. (5)
  • Round 2: [1 inc in all st]. (10)
  • Round 3: [1 inc the next st, 1 sc in the next st] x5. (15)
  • Round 4: [1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 inc the next st] x5. (20)
  • Round 5: [1 inc the next st, 1 sc in the next 3 st] x5. (25)
  • Round 6: [1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 inc the next st] x5. (30)
  • Round 7: [1 inc the next st, 1 sc in the next 5 st] x5. (35)
  • Round 8: [1 sc in the next 6 st, 1 inc the next st] x5. (40)

We will now do the 5 arms of the star.

Arm 1: 

Keep working on the next st:

  • Row 1: (1 sc in the next 10 st). (10)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (8)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 8 st). (8)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (6)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 6 st). (6)
  • Row 6: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 2 dec, 1 st in the next st). (4)
  • Row 7: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 4 st). (4)
  • Row 8: ch1, turn; (2 dec). (2)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn; (1 dec). (1)

Cut the yarn, fasten off.

Arm 2: 

Join with the same yellow yarn in the next stitch of round 8 of the center part.

Starting in the same st where you just joined:

  • Row 1: (1 sc in the next 10 st). (10)
  • Row 2: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 4 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (8)
  • Row 3: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 8 st). (8)
  • Row 4: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 1 dec, 1 sc in the next 2 st, 1 dec, 1 st in the next st). (6)
  • Row 5: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 6 st). (6)
  • Row 6: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next st, 2 dec, 1 st in the next st). (4)
  • Row 7: ch1, turn; (1 sc in the next 4 st). (4)
  • Row 8: ch1, turn; (2 dec). (2)
  • Row 9: ch1, turn; (1 dec). (1)

Cut the yarn, fasten off.

Repeat for the arms 3, 4 and 5.

  • Round 10: Join with the same yellow yarn at the base of a arm and crochet evenly all around. Make 3 st in the st at the point of each arm.
  • Rounds 11 to 14: 1 sc in each st all around.

You can make more rounds if you want a larger pillow.

Do not cut the yarn, we will join the back in the next step. But before, with your tapestry needle and the black yarn, make the eyes and the mouth. With the pink yarn, make the cheeks as in the pictures below.


Joining the front and the back of the star

With the yellow worsted yarn and the 6 mm hook.

Place the front part over the back part and using your yellow yarn, slip stitch all around. Before the slip stitch the last arm, fill your star with poly-fill. Finish to slip stitch all around.

Cut the yarn, fasten off and sew in the ends.





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