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150418 Stitchopedia ~ Entrelac Star Coaster pattern with video by Jessie At Home

Star Coaster
Free Knit Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

This star coaster is made using the entrelac method of knitting. No worries if you have not made entrelac before, though! The pattern is written and also includes a video of the full pattern. These neat little stars can also be used to make bunting, or even as appliques. Have fun with them!!

*Please note, it is easy to end up with a little hole in the center of your star. There is a tip in the video on how to avoid this, and a note in the pattern, but the video makes it much clearer. If you do end up with the little hole, just leave a really long tail when you finish your star, weave it down to the center and use it to close the hole.

Ravelry Link

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Size:
4 1/2″

Yarn:
Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton: 100% cotton, 2 oz/57 g/99 yd/90 m per skein
Color A: 106 Blueberry 35g
Color B: 113 Hot Pepper 55g
Color C: 98 Vanilla 35g

Needle:
US 8/5mm ~ long straight needles or 16″ or longer circular needles

Gauge:
18 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch

Stitches and Skills used:
k ~ knit
k2tog ~ knit 2 together
st(s) ~ stitch(es)

Video

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Pattern:

First Point
CO 7 sts
Row 1~14: K all, turn.
Row 15: K all, do not turn.

Second Point
Place a marker
Row 1: Pick up 7 stitches evenly along side of piece and k into each, turn.
*When picking up stitches here and in each section, be sure that the last st picked up is right at the center of the star so that you do not have a hole in the center when you are done. The video explains this really well.
Row 2 ~ 13: K7, turn.
Bind off to marker, do not turn. ~ 1 st on right needle, 7 sts on left needle

Third and Fourth Points
Row 1: Pick up 6 stitches evenly along side of point just made and k into each, turn.
Row 2 ~ 14: K7, turn.
Bind off to marker ~ 1 st on right needle, 7 sts on left needle

Fifth Point
Row 1: Pick up 6 stitches evenly along side of point just made and k into each, slip 1 st from left needle onto right needle, pass last knitted st over slipped st, turn.
Row 2 ~ 14 even: K7, turn.
Row 3 ~ 15 odd: K6, k2tog, turn.
Bind off all sts.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Enjoy!

Craftsy Link

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7 Comments

7 Comments on Star Coaster

  1. Susan Thompson
    May 5, 2015 at 10:42 am (3 years ago)

    Thank you, this pattern is perfect as a teacher appreciation gift for a STAR teacher.

    Reply
  2. Luella Cole
    April 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm (2 years ago)

    When picking up stitches, is there any reason not to pick up all 6 stitches and then knit them?

    Reply
    • Jessie
      April 27, 2016 at 7:46 am (2 years ago)

      You can try and see what it looks like.

      Reply
  3. Missy
    April 28, 2016 at 12:11 pm (2 years ago)

    Why do you list 3 colors of yarn? Isn’t this star just 1 color?

    Reply
  4. Jessie
    April 28, 2016 at 12:12 pm (2 years ago)

    I list 3 colors so you have options, but it’s made with just one.

    Reply

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