Here you can find out how to crochet a crochet star. This is a really easy pattern, and perfect for beginners.
These crochet stars can be used as tree ornaments (decorations), a star applique, or even crochet star bunting!
How to make simple crochet star?
To make a simple star you’ll need to know how to:
- Make a magic ring
- Single Crochet
- Half Double Crochet
- Slip Stitch
- How to sew in ends
- Block them if needed
I’d call these a beginners project, they are really simple, just a little bit more advanced than a granny square as they use a magic ring to start.
5-point crochet star
When I see a star, I don’t know about you, but I think they should have 5 points, I think that was how I learnt to draw them in school!
So these stars have 5 points, which means repeating the same thing 5 times, it’s as easy as that!
Yarn for a crochet star
This is really a personal choice. I’ve made my stars using stash yarn in worsted weight and an I / 5.5mm hook.
Each star takes 2.15 metres/ 2.4 yards of yarn, using a worsted weight yarn and a 5.5mm/ I crochet hook.
How long does it take to crochet a star?
These are a really really quick make. Each star takes only a couple of minutes to crochet.
My beginners video for how to crochet a star slowly takes 6 minutes, which includes the making of the magic ring and sewing in the ends!
How big is the simple crochet star?
Each star measures about 6 cm x 6 cm (2 1/3 inches), when made with a worsted weight yarn a 5.5mm crochet hook.
Easy Crochet Star pattern – USA Terms
Abbreviations – USA Terms
SC Single crochet
HDC Half Double crochet
SS Slip Stitch
st (s) stitch (es)
Rnd 1: With your yarn, working into a magic ring, 10SC, Slip Stitch to join. [10sts]
Rnd 2: *Ch3, in the second chain from the hook, SC, HDC in the 3rd Ch from the hook, skip a st on the ring, SS to the next st * Repeat from * 5 times (5 points). Fasten off, leaving a long end for sewing.
Abbreviations – UK Terms
DC Double crochet
HTr Half treble crochet
SS Slip Stitch
st (s) stitch (es)
Easy Crochet Star pattern – UK Terms
Rnd 1: With your yarn, working into a magic ring, 10DC, Slip Stitch to join. [10sts]
Rnd 2: *Ch3, in the second chain from the hook, DC, HTr in the 3rd Ch from the hook, skip a st on the ring, SS to the next st * Repeat from * 5 times (5 points). Fasten off, leaving a long end for sewing.
Video – How to Crochet a Star – Easy Pattern
This is a really simple pattern, and I know some people are visual learners rather than loads of words.
So I made a video.
Learn how to crochet a star for beginners here.
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