Easy Crochet Star Pattern

This easy crochet star pattern is perfect for using up scrap yarn. Use as an applique, add a hanging loop for a simple ornament or string them together to make a garland.

How Do You Crochet a Star?

This crochet star pattern is worked in a spiral without joining.

We’ll begin by making 6 single crochet in a magic ring and then we’ll increase over the next 4 rounds to create a flat circle.

The final round is when we’ll create the points of our star using a combination of stitches of varying heights.

What Can I Make With Crochet Stars?

Crochet stars are extremely versatile and can be used for lots of fun projects.

  • Add a hanging loop for a sweet and simple ornament.
  • Use as an applique on a hat, bag or baby blanket.
  • String a bunch together or pair with other crochet motifs to create a garland (perfect for birthdays, fourth of July, Christmas, etc).
  • Use as a gift topper for a special handmade touch.

Change up the colours to match any holiday, theme or project and make bigger or smaller stars by using different weight yarns and hook sizes.

Do You Need to Block Crochet Stars?

You can block these crochet stars for a more defined shape and pointier tips. I chose not to but it’s totally up to you.

For easy blocking, pin them to shape on a blocking mat, spray with water and let dry.

Why You’ll Love This Crochet Star Pattern

  • Scrap buster: Great for using up leftover yarn.
  • Versatile: Perfect for ornaments, appliques, garlands and gift toppers.
  • Instant gratification: Can be finished in less than 30 minutes!

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Easy Crochet Star Pattern


  • DK weight yarn in your choice of colour (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Slate Green, Mustard Yellow and Soft Fudge for the stars pictured)
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker, yarn needle, scissors

Abbreviations (US Terms)

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – increase
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • tr – treble crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st/s – stitch/es
  • […] – repeat the instructions in brackets
  • (…) – all stitches are worked in the same space
  • (…) – indicates stitch count at end of round

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Finished Size

The finished star measures approximately 2″ (5cm). Size may vary depending on tension and materials used.


Gauge is not important in this pattern. However, using a different yarn and hook size will change the size of the finished item.


  • Pieces are worked in a continuous spiral starting with a magic ring unless otherwise specified. Mark the first stitch of each round with a removable stitch marker.

Pattern Instructions


R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)

R2: [Inc] x6 (12)

R3: [Sc, inc] x6 (18)

R4: Sc, inc, [2 sc, inc] x5, sc (24)

R5: [3 sc, inc] x6 (30)

R6: [Sc in next st, (hdc, dc) in next st, (tr, ch 1, tr) in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st, sl st in next st] x4, sc in next st, (hdc, dc) in next st, (tr, ch 1, tr) in next st, (dc, hdc) in next st, sc in next st (5 points)

Fasten off invisibly to first sc and weave in ends.

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  1. Thank you for your pattern, I have a ceramic tree i leave out all year and change the bulbs for seasons and holidays, it does not have a hole in top so I am crocheting items for the top, this star will be for the 4th of July.