Simple Crochet Star

A simple crochet star applique to accent your projects.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 4″ wide

Great for a holiday, patriotic-themed or baby shower projects, our crochet star is a quick and easy way to embellish your project that needs a finishing touch.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to add a finishing touch to your patriotic or star-themed project, you’re in the right place. These crochet stars can be sewn directly to any project for a little extra cuteness.

With this project you’ll crochet a basic pentagon and learn how to add the star points in just two rounds, a concept that cab be used to create other shapes.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as a video tutorial and written instructions to walk you through the entire process.

  • Approx 6 yds; Any medium weight yarn (Pictured: Bernat Satin; admiral, crimson and heather gray mist)
  • 5 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors


  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • Tc Treble Crochet
Finished Size

4″ wide

Gauge

Use finished size to measure gauge.

Additional Notes: Available in a single size only. You can increase or decrease the size slightly by using thicker yarn and/or larger hook for a bigger star or using a thinner yarn and/or smaller hook for a smaller star.

Chain 3 at beginning of first round counts as a double crochet.

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Round 1: Ch 4 and join with a slst to first ch to form a ring. Ch 3. 2 dc in center of ring. [Ch 2. 3 dc in center of ring] 4 times. Ch 2 and join with Slst to the 3rd ch. (15 sts)

Round 2: [Ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tc in next 2 ch. Slst in next ch-2 sp] 5 times.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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