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Crochet Kippah

Star of David Kippah

 Materials: one ball of J&P Coats Knit-Cro Sheen size 10 100% Mercerized cotton. The sample is color 182 True Blue. A size 2 steel crochet hook. One 150 yd ball is more than enough for one kippah.

Gauge: Rounds 1-2 make a 1 1/2-inch circle.

Special sts: Star Mesh Pattern (from Lion Brand Website)

ch a multiple of 4 sts + 3)

Row 1 Yo twice, insert hook in 5th ch from hook and draw up lp, *yo and draw through 2 lps (3 lps on hook and first leg of CrTr), yo, skip 1 ch, insert hook in next ch and draw up a lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] 4 times (1 lp on hook and 2nd leg of CrTr), ch 1, yo, insert hook in middle of CrTr where legs meet and draw up lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] twice—CrTr completed, ch 1, skip 1 ch, yo twice, insert hook in next ch and draw up lp; rep from *, end CrTr in last 3 ch. Turn.
Row 2 Ch 4, skip first st and ch-1 sp, *CrTr over 2nd leg of CrTr and first leg of next CrTr of previous row, ch 1; rep from *, end CrTr over 2nd leg of CrTr and top of ch-4 t-ch of previous row. Turn.

Rep row 2.

I adapted this pattern for working in the round so follow instructions as written in the pattern below.

Starting at center, ch 5. sl st in 1st ch to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc). make 15 more dc in ring. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. 2 dc in each dc around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (32 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (48 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (64 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (80 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (76 dc)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next 5 dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (92 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining. (Dc in next 6 dc. 2 dc in next dc.) around. Sl st in top of turning ch. (108 dc)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining. Sc in each dc around. sl st in 1st sc.

Begin star Pattern:

Rnd 10: Ch 5, sk 1st sc, Yo twice, insert hook in next sc and draw up lp, *yo and draw through 2 lps (3

lps on hook and first leg of CrTr), yo, skip 1 sc, insert hook in next sc and draw up a lp, [yo and draw through

2 lps on hook] 4 times (1 lp on hook and 2nd leg of CrTr), ch 1, yo, insert hook in middle of CrTr where legs

meet and draw up lp, [yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] twice—CrTr completed, ch 1, skip 1 ch, yo twice,

insert hook in next ch and draw up lp; rep from *. End with sk 1 sc, Yo twice, insert hook in next sc and

draw up lp, *yo and draw through 2 lps, insert hook in 2nd ch of beg ch-5, yo and draw through ch and next

lp, (yo and draw through 2 lps) twice more. ch 1, sl st in 4th of the beg ch-5.


Rnd 11: Ch 5, turn. (Wrong side)Skip first st and ch-1 sp, *CrTr over 2nd leg of CrTr and first leg of next CrTr of previous row, ch 1; rep from *. End same as rnd 10.

Rnd 12: Repeat Round 11(right side).

Rnd 13: Do not turn. Working with right side facing, ch 1, sc in each leg of Cr Tr and ch around. sl st in 1st sc.

Rnd14: Ch 3, dc in each sc around.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining. Sc in each dc around. sl st in 1st sc.

End off .

Draw up tail under round one to draw center hole closed. Weave in the ends to hide tails.