crochet star

How to Crochet a Star

A few weeks ago I found this on Pinterest:

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Cute, right? Unfortunately the link didn’t lead to the pattern. I decided to try to make my own pattern! Here is what I did:

I used a J hook and Red Heart yarn. I think the Pinterest picture looks a little better than mine because the yarn appears to be better quality than what I used.

Chain 7 and make a ring. (This was a little small. You could maybe go chain 10)

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Crochet 5 puff stitches in the ring.

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In the top of each puff stitch: Double crochet 3, chain 1, double crochet 3. Chain 1 in between each set of 6 double crochets.

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The third row is when it becomes a star. This row is similar to the second row. In each set of 6 double crochets from the second row, crochet another 6 double crochets in the chain. For these 6 double crochets, chain 3 instead of 1. You will double crochet 3, chain 3, double crochet 3.

The next step is a little tricky. Next you single crochet into the chain that separates the 6 double crochets in the second row. Go straight into a double crochet for the next set of 6.

Repeat to complete 5 points of the star.

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There you have it! It only took me about 15 minutes.

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I’m currently using mine as a coaster, but they can also be easily be turned into an ornament!

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