A Star in the Sky Afghan Square – A Photo Tutorial

Yesterday I posted my square for the Mystery Lapghan CAL. Today, I am sharing a full photo tutorial so that you can successfully make my gorgeous A Star in the Sky Afghan Square! Happy Crocheting!

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A Star in the Sky 6″ Afghan Square

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Materials:

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
ch-sp – chain space
dc – double crochet
FPdc – front post double crochet
FPsc – front post single crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
() – indicates stitch count
* – indicates repeat
[] – indicates instructions to be worked into a single st or ch-sp

Gauge:

3.5 stitches and 2.7 rows = 1 inch

Finished Size:

6″ x 6″

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet.
  • This pattern is written for a 6″ x 6″ afghan square.
  • Ch-spaces are included in the stitch count of this pattern.

Other Helpful Tutorials:

Written Instructions can be found here

Photo Tutorial:

With color A, Magic Circle, ch 3
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Round 1:Work 11 dc into magic circle
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Round 1 cont’d: Join in beginning dc with a sl st. Fasten off. 
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Join Color B with a sl st in the same st as join
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Round 2: Ch 3 (count as dc)
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Round 2 cont’d: FPdc around the post of the next stA Star in the Sky 6 Inch Afghan Square: A Photo Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Round 2 cont’d: *dc into the top of the next st, FPdc around the post of the same st** Repeat from * to ** aroundA Star in the Sky 6 Inch Afghan Square: A Photo Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Round 2 cont’d: Work last FPdc around the ch-3
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Round 2 cont’d: Join in top of ch-3 with a sl st. Fasten off.A Star in the Sky 6 Inch Afghan Square: A Photo Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Join Color C with a sl st in the same st as join.
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Round 3: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into each of the next 5 sts
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Round 3 cont’d: ch 3
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Round 3 cont’d: *1 sc into each of the next 6 sts, ch 3** Repeat from * to ** aroundA Star in the Sky 6 Inch Afghan Square: A Photo Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Round 3 cont’d: Join into beginning sc with a sl ststar14

Round 4: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st star15

Round 4 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the next 5 stsstar17

Round 4 cont’d: *[1 sc into ch-3 spstar18

Round 4 cont’d: 2 FPdc around the post of the dc from Round 2star20

Round 4 cont’d: 1 sc] into the ch-3 sp star21

Round 4 cont’d: sc into each of the next 6 sts** Repeat from * to ** around to the last ch-3 sp star22

Round 4 cont’d: [1 sc, 2 FPdc around the post of the dc from Round 2, 1 sc] into the last ch-3 sp, join into beginning sc with a sl st. Fasten off.star23

Join Color A with a sl st in the same st as join.
Round 5: 
Ch 3 (count as dc) star24

Round 5 cont’d: 1 dc into each of the next 7 stsstar25

Round 5 cont’d: *[1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next ststar26

Round 5 cont’d: 1 dc into each of the next 9 sts** Repeat from * to ** around until there are 2 sts leftstar27

Round 5 cont’d: [1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc] into the next ststar29

Round 5 cont’d: 1 dc into the last ststar30

Round 5 cont’d: Join in top of ch-3 with a sl st. Fasten off. star31

Join Color B with a sl st in one of the ch-1 spaces of Round 5. star32

Round 6: Ch 1, *[2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc] into the ch-sp star33

Round 6 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the next 11 sts** Repeat from * to ** around star34

Round 6 cont’d: Join in beginning sc with a sl st. Fasten off. star35

Join Color C with a sl st in one of the ch-2 spaces of Round 6.
Round 7: 
Ch 1, *[1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in the ch-2 sp star36

Round 7 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the next 6 sts star37

Round 7 cont’d: 1 FPdc around the post of each of the next 3 dc from Round 5 star38

Round 7: 1 sc into each of the next 6 sts** Repeat from * to ** around star39

Round 7: Join in beginning sc with a sl st. Fasten off.star40

Join Color A with a sl st in one of the ch-2 spaces of Round 7.
Round 8: Ch 1, *[1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc] in the ch-2 sp star41

Round 8 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the next 7 stsstar42

Round 8 cont’d: 1 FPsc around the post of each of the next 3 stsstar43

Round 8 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the next 7 sts** Repeat from * to ** aroundstar44

Round 8 cont’d: Join in beginning sc with an invisible join. Weave all ends and wet block if necessary.star45

This will give you a 6″ x 6″ square.

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