Tuesday, June 28, 2011


Star Towel Holder
Pattern Designed by: Aurora Suominen
Copyright © 2011
G Hook & Type of yarn you prefer to use

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 15DC in 4th ch from hook,  Join (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st. [Ch3, sk 1 st, 2DC in next st] 7 times. Ch3 and join. (16dc & 8 ch3)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same st, SC in next dc. [2SC in ch sp, 1SC in next 2dc] 7 times. 2SC in ch3 sp and join in 1st sc. (32sc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, DC in same st, ch3, 2DC in next st. [SC in next 2 sc, 2DC in next sc, Ch3, 2DC in next sc] 7 times.  SC in next 2 sc and join in top of beginning ch3. (32dc, 8 Ch2, & 16sc)

Rnd 5: Ch1, SC in same st, SC in next st. In next ch sp work 2SC, Ch2, 2SC.  [SC in next 2sts, SS in next 2, SC in next 2, (2SC, ch2, 2SC) in next ch sp] 7 times. 1SC in next 2, 1 SS in next 2 and join in 1st sc.

Rnd 6: Ch1, SC in same st.  SC in next 3sts. [+SC, Ch2, SC in next sp.  SC in next 4sts, SC DEC over next 2 ss.+ SC in next 4 sts.] 7 Xs, Then ++ once and join.  FO


Rnd 1: Ch4, work 15DC in 4th ch from hook,  Join (16dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, DC in same st. [DC in next dc, 2DC in next dc] 7Xs. DC in last st and join. (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same st.  SC in next dc, [2SC in next dc, SC in next 2] 7Xs.  2SC in last st and join in 1st sc. (32sc)

Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 4 of Front.

Rnd 5: Repeat Rnd 5 of Front.

Rnd 6: Repeat rnd 6 of Front.  DO NOT FO IF you are using the same color for your border that you did your back in.  Then follow the directions below.  

Loosely SS into ch sp (tip). Ch1 and turn.  Put front and back wrong sides together, with the front facing you, and working through both pieces, 3SC in the same tip space.  then follow the pattern below:

[SC in next 5 sts, SS in next dec, SC in next 5 sts, (3SC) in next ch sp] 3Xs.

To make towel hanger loop, Ch30 Turn (so that the back is facing you and in the next tip, SS in middle sc of tip. Ch1 turn work again, and SS in each ch across the chain.  SS in top of the SC.  (Where you started the ch30).  Then continue with your border in the follow pattern:

[+SC in next 5 sts, SS in next dec, SC in next 5 sts,+ (3SC) in next ch sp] 4Xs. Then ++ once more.  Join to 1st SC.  FO

Hanger Options:
Hanging tie as seen at the beginning of pattern (Left Picture):
With the front/top facing you, and towel hanger loop at the bottom.  Join yarn with a SS in the SC to the right of the middle Slip stitch.  *Ch 30, then SS down the ch.  SS in the same sc you originally started the ch in*  SS in the next ss, SS in the next SC. (the one to the left of the middle ss).  Then repeat ** once.  SS in next sc, and FO.  Weave in ends.

For the Loop hanger:
With the top/front facing you, and towel hanger at the bottom.  SS in the middle SS, and Ch 20 (You can chain as many as you want, depending on how big you want your loop to be.) Then SS in the same ss you started in.  FO. Weave in ends.

© 2011 Aurora Suominen. All rights reserved. This pattern may not be sold, reprinted  posted/copied, or electronically transmitted to any website without the written consent of the copyright owner. You may link to this pattern if you like, or print a copy of it for your personal use ONLY.


glor said...

My goodness, you have certainly been busy and what a great busy. Love the patterns, thanks for sharing!

Elizabeth said...

What a beautifull patterns...
I like them all, also the potholders!
Thanks for so many inspiration.
Your blog has changed; very beautiful and I take a look very much times..

Greetings, Elizabeth

CrochetBlogger said...

Love the loops that allow for hanging additional items off of it! Very practical.

Anonymous said...

What is 'FO'? You don't have that in your list of abbreviations, and I have never seen it in a pattern in 63 years of crocheting! LOL


Dragonflymomof2 said...

Hi Martha! Sorry about that, FO is Fasten off. I will be changing this around soon. Trying to get a few changes made to my blog as well as getting a PDF sharing program going as well.

Terri said...

I'm excited to include this as one of my projects! I've set a goal of completing one crochet project every week in 2012! Thanks for sharing such a great project! http://crochetingclown.blogspot.com/

Dragonflymomof2 said...

Thank you Terri, I will keep checking your blog.

Norma said...

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Dragonflymomof2 said...

Hello Norma, sure I wouldn't mind.