Star Crochet Pattern

This quick & easy crochet star pattern is the perfect for the holidays! Use as an appliqué and sew onto blankets, sweaters, or bags, add a hanging loop and use as a tree ornament, or string a bunch together to make a garland! You can make these crochet stars in a variety colors to match any holiday, theme, or project!

Photo shows 7 crochet stars laying on a white surface. Star crochet pattern by The Turtle Trunk.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy crochet pattern for the holidays, this star is it! You can use it for so many different things like as an appliqué, gift topper, tree ornament, or garland! The possibilities or endless! You can also make them in a variety of colors to match any holiday, theme, or project!

This pattern is also included with my American Flag Blanket but I wanted to create a dedicated post for it since it can be used for so many more things than just the blanket!

Continue reading to hear my inspiration for this pattern and to learn more about the yarn I used, then scroll down for the written pattern!


If you’d like more holiday crochet patterns then check out these: Country Cottage Stocking, Gift Topper & Tree Ornaments, Picot Tree Ornament, and Christmas Cheer Tree Skirt.

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Pinterest pin shows 2 photos. Top photo is a hand holding a red, crochet star. Bottom photo shows a variety of crochet stars laying on a white surface.

Follow along with the video tutorial on YouTube!


As I stated above, this crochet star pattern was originally designed and included with my American Flag Blanket pattern! Although it was made to be used as an appliqué, I realized it could actually be used for so much more! I created this dedicated post and pattern to showcase this star and make it easier for everyone to find it!

Photo shows a crochet American Flag Blanket hanging on a fence outside. Crochet pattern is the American Flag Blanket by The Turtle Trunk.

This 4″ crochet star has endless potential! No matter the holiday or theme, you can change the colors to match any project! Since we’re coming up to the holidays, here’s a few ways to use it this season! You can use this star crochet pattern to make gift toppers, tree ornaments, or a garland!


You can use any medium (4) weight yarn for this star! I used Red Heart Super Saver for mine as it’s what I had in my stash. Some other yarns I think would work great are Lion Brand Yarn Color Theory, Lion Brand Yarn Wool Ease, Lion Brand Yarn Basic Stitch, I Love This Yarn, Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek, and Big Twist Value.

I also used a 6.00mm (J) hook to create a 4″ star but you could use a smaller hook to create a smaller star too! If when you’re done your star it’s a little wonky, feel free to block it to make the points more pronounced and your edges straight!



Finished Size



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  • The number in (parentheses) at the end of each row represents the total number of stitches that are to be that row.
  • The center of the star is worked in the round. Do not join at the end of the round. Work the 1st stitch of Row 1 into the 1st stitch of the previous round.
  • The points of the star are worked in rows. At the end of each row, CH 1 or 2 & turn. The CH does not count as a ST.



ST(s) – Stitch(es)
SL ST – Slip Stitch
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
SC2TOG – Single Crochet Two Together

Photo shows a hand holding a red crochet star. Star crochet pattern by The Turtle Trunk.

Star Pattern

Magic Circle, CH 1

Round 1: 10 SC inside the circle. (10)

Row 1: SC in the 1st 2 STs. CH 1 & turn. (2)

Row 2: SC2TOG. CH 1 & turn. (1)

Row 3: SC. CH 1 & turn. (1)

Row 4: SL ST. CH 2 & turn. (1) Photo A

Now working down the side of the point, SL ST in each row down. (4) Photo B

Repeat Rows 1-4 for a total of 5 points. Photo C

After finishing the last point, SC around the star to clean up the edges. Work 3 SC up the side of each point, [SC, CH 2, SC] at the top (where the CH 2 is from Row 4), and work 3 SC down the side. Photo D. Repeat for all 5 points. SL ST to the 1st SC of the border, tie off yarn, and weave in ends. Photo E

And you’re all done! I hope you enjoyed this star crochet pattern! I’d love to see your finished Turtle Trunk creation so be sure to tag me, @theturtletrunk on Instagram so I can see your photos!

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