This simple star is a great embellishment for headbands, hats, or just about anything else. With only 2 rounds, it couldn’t be easier! There are 2 versions – a 5 pointed star and a 6 pointed star.

Stars

Abbreviations used:

  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • ldc = linked double crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • bpdc = back post double crochet
  • fphdc = front post half double crochet
  • st(S) = stitch(es)
  • sk = skip

5 pointed star:

  • Rnd 1: Make 5 sc inside a magic ring and pull ring closed.
  • Rnd 2: (Ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, ch 3, sl st in next sc) 5 times. The last sl st should be in the same sc you started in. Fasten off, sew in ends.

6 pointed star:

  • Rnd 1: Make 6 sc inside a magic ring and pull ring closed.
  • Rnd 2: (Ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, ch 2, sl st in next sc) 6 times. The last sl st should be in the same sc you started in. Fasten off, sew in ends.

That’s it! You can use any size yarn and hook to achieve the star size you want. If you’re sewing the star down to something completely, blocking is not necessary. If not though, blocking is helpful to keep the points from curling.

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With a little fabric stiffener like Stiffy, or Aleenes fabric stiffener, these stars make great jewelry or ornaments as well, or tie one to the bow on a gift for a little extra touch! Just follow the directions on the stiffener bottle. I hope you enjoy the pattern. Be sure to follow this blog or check back for more free patterns!

This pattern is featured on Hookin on Hump Day #81 – a link party hosted on Moogly and Petals to Picots. Check out all the other great projects posted there as well!


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