Crochet Star Pattern

Crochet Star Pattern

This Crochet Star Pattern shows you how to make the crochet star with or without the hanging loop. The crochet star with the hanging loop can be hung on a Christmas tree as a crochet Christmas ornament or used as a decoration. The crochet star without the hanging loop can be used to sew onto pillows, blankets or Christmas stockings.


For Visual Learners crochet along with me in the Crochet Star Video Tutorial.


Materials Required

5.0mm Crochet Hook

Small amount of Medium Worsted Weight Yarn (category 4) – Red Heart Yarn is nice to work with.

Yarn Needle

Craft Scissors

Skill Level


Stitches and Terms

This pattern is using U.S. stitches. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

ttc = triple treble crochet

hk = hook

hdc = half double crochet

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

Basic U.S. Crochet Stitches

Basic U.K. Crochet Stitches

Time to Make

Under 30 minutes

Crochet Star Measurements

3.5 x 3.5 inches/9 x 9 cms


Written Pattern

Ch 5, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: ch 1, (working over yarn tail) 10 sc into the ring, join with a sl st into the 1st sc. (10 sts)

Rnd 2: ch 1, 1 sc into same sp as ch-1, 2 sc in next sc, *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * to the end, sl st into the 1st sc to join. (15 sts)

Rnd 3: This is where you will start to make star tips of the crochet star. You will notice how the tip of the star gets wider with each stitch that you’ll be making into the chain stitches.

*Ch 5, 1 sc into 2nd ch from hk, 1 hdc into 3rd ch from hk, 1 dc into 4th ch from hk, 1 ttc into 5th ch from hk, sk 2 sc on the center of star, sl st into the next sc, rep from * 4 more times. (5 star tips)

Tighten yarn tail in center by pulling on it and weave it in and around the back of the center with a yarn needle.

If you don’t want a hanging loop then finish off here and weave in your other yarn tail with a yarn needle or use it to attach to another crocheted project.

Hanging Loop

ch 15, sl st into same sp as start of ch-15.

Finish off. Weave yarn tails in with a yarn needle.


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All the best,

Paula Daniele


Crocheted Christmas Stockings

Crocheted Christmas StockingsUsing Grace Kaplan’s variations on a simple stocking pattern, you can crochet fabulous Christmas stockings for everyone on your gift list. Different yarn sizes, weights, and textures change the look of the basic single crochet design, giving each stocking its own personality and flair. Added embellishments — appliqués, beads, bells, and bows — offer more options for creating unique stockings that everyone will love.

15 stockings: Baby’s First Stocking, Furry Stocking, Snowy Days, Shaggy Chic, Waste Not Want Not, Poinsettias, Sherpa Stocking, Jeweled Stocking, Baby Rosebuds, Jingle All the Way, Christmas Snowflakes, Merry Christmas Mrs. Claus, Joy to the World, Court Jester, and Carrot Stocking.



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About Paula

I'm the Crochet Designer, Teacher & Video Producer of Crochet Hooks You.

I taught myself how to crochet when I was a young girl and quickly picked up how to crochet the granny square and got hooked. Read More.


  1. Caroline DERNE says:

    Dear Paula,
    Can we have a pattern to do a little fish?
    Thanks and best regards,

    • Paula says:

      Hello Caroline, I will whip one up for you. 🙂

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