Santa Claus Star Ornament Pattern

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Santa Claus Star Ornament Pattern

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"STAR" PEARL COTTON, Article 90
, Size 5
2-balls Bright Red
1-ball White
1-ball Black
Steel crochet hook No. 7

With Red ch 2, 5 s c in 2nd st from hook. Join all rounds and ch 1 to turn each round.

2nd Round—2 s c in each s c.

3rd Round—* 1 s c in next s c, 2 s c in next s c, repeat from * all around.

4th Round—Working in s c, increase in every 3rd st.

5th Round—Increase in every 4th st. Continue working in same manner until there are 8 sts between increasing points.

11th Round—Increase in every 5th st (60 s c).

Next Row. ARM POINT—1 s c in each of the next 12 s c, ch 1, turn.

2nd Row—Decrease 1 s c at the beginning and end of row (to decrease: * insert hook in next st, pull loop through, repeat from * once, thread over and work off all loops at one time).

3rd and 4th Rows—1 s c in each s c. Repeat the last 3 rows once.

8th Row—Same as 2nd row, cut Red, turn.

9th and 10th Rows—Attach White and work 1 s c in each s c.

11th Row—Same as 2nd row, cut White, turn.

12th and 13th Rows—Attach Black and work 1 s c in each s c.

14th Row—Same as 2nd row.

Next 2 Rows—Work even.

Next Row—Decrease 1 st, cut Black, turn.

LEG POINT—With wrong side of 11th round toward you attach Red in 1st free s c, s c in same space, 1 s c in each of the next 11 s c.

Next 4 Rows—Same as 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th rows of arm point, cut Red, turn.

Next 2 Rows—With White work even.

Next Row—Same as 2nd row of arm point, cut White, turn.

Next 2 Rows—With Black work even.

Next Row—Same as 2nd row of arm point. Repeat the last 3 rows once.

Next 2 Rows—Work even.

Next Row—Decrease 1 st, cut Black. With wrong side of 11th round toward you, attach Red in 1st free s c and work another leg point in same manner. With wrong side of 11th round toward you, attach Red and work another arm point.

HEAD POINT—Attach Red in next free st of 11th round and work 1st 5 rows same as 1st 5 rows of arm point, cut Red, turn.

Next 2 Rows—With White work even.

Next Row—Same as 2nd row of arm point. Work 1 row even.

Next Row—Ch 5, sl st in next s c, * ch 3, sl st in next s c, repeat from * twice, ch 5, sl st in next st, cut White, turn.

Next Row—Attach Red in s c of 9th row and keep loops to front of work, work 1 s c in each s c.

Next Row—Same as 2nd row of arm point. Work 2 rows even. Repeat the last 3 rows once.

Next Row—Decrease 1 st, cut Red.

MUSTACHE—Cut five 1 inch lengths of White. Sew together at center and sew to face and trim.

BEARD—With White ch 9, cut thread. Cut 27-2 inch lengths of White. Pull 3 strands through each st of ch. Fold strands in half and sew in position. Embroider eyes and nose as illustrated. Work another face on opposite side of star.

BELT—With White ch 4, s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 1 to turn all rows.

2nd Row—1 s c in each s c. Repeat the last row 15 times.

18th Row—1 s c in each of the next 2 s c, sl st in next st.

19th Row—Sl st in sl st, 1 s c in each remaining st. Work next 17 rows in s c, cut thread.

BUCKLE—With Black ch 14, join to form a ring and work 1 sl st in each st of ch, join, cut thread leaving a length. Sew thread at opposite side to form a slide for belt. Place buckle on belt. Work another section of belt and buckle in same manner. Place on star having 1 buckle at the front and one at the back.