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  • The patter has row numbers for each step so you don’t lose your place
  • instructions for making the starfish
  • a list of abbreviations
  • a materials list and recommended yarns.
  • The pattern is 2 pages and written in English.



Knit a starfish using only three stitches: knit, a kfb increase, and a k2tog decrease. You could also use the star pattern to make a Christmas decoration, or make a big gold star for a clever student.

TECHNIQUES: All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles. You will need to cast on and off, knit, kfb increase, k2tog decrease, and sew pieces together.

FINISHED SIZE: The starfish is approximately 18cm wide (at the widest point).

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Materials you need at home:

  • A pair of straight 3.75mm knitting needles (US 5)
  • Double knitting yarn in yellow (DK or light worsted weight); less than 50g
  • Toy filling
  • Buttons for eyes and black yarn to embroider the mouth