Serene Sea Star
Serene Sea Star designed by Joan Rowe, in Knit & Crochet Toys, 2017 or get the individual pattern here.
In the wild, sea stars live in many different saltwater environments. Now they can live on dry land in this squeezable knitted version, complete with a mouth on the back and eyespots at the tip of each arm. Suitable for ages 8 and up.
Skill Level Intermediate
Yarn Weight 1
Finished Size 15″ across.
Yarn Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering Multi (80% superwash fine Highland wool, 20% polyamide (nylon); 357 yd [326 m]/3 ½ oz [100 g]): #26684 Fremont, 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.
Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; polyester fiberfill; 3 chenille sticks about 15″ long; small amount of red yarn for eyespots (optional).
Gauge 28 sts and 32 rows = 4″ in St st.