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Free crochet star garland pattern

Use Ruby McGrath's crochet star pattern to make a glorious crochet Christmas garland to decorate your home with.

crochet star garland pattern

Stitch up a string of shooting stars for your craft room with this fun crochet star pattern.

Whether you’re making this sweet crochet star pattern to make a crochet Christmas garland, using it for New Year DIY party decorations or simply some sparkly desk decor, we guarantee you’ll be getting compliments on them left, right and centre!

If you’re relatively new to crochet, you might want to take a look at our how to crochet a star tutorial first which includes a handy video tutorial.

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You will need:

Abbreviations (UK):

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This crochet star pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.

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You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Crochet hook
  • Scissors

Total time:

Step 1

Round 1: Chain (ch) 4, work 14 treble crochet (tr) stitches into first ch (furthest from the hook), slip stitch (ss) into top of original 4-ch. (15 sts)

crochet star garland pattern step 1

Step 2

Round 2: Ch5, ss in second ch from hook, double crochet (dc) in next ch, half treble crochet (htr) in next ch, treble crochet (tr) in next ch, skip next 2 stitches (on round 1), ss into next tr.

crochet star garland pattern step 2

Step 3

Repeat step 2 four times (5 points). Fasten off and weave in ends.

Cut three 10cm pieces of contrasting yarn, align and fold in half. Insert the loop end in between two star points and draw the other end through the loop to tie.

crochet star garland pattern step 3

Step 4

Make a crochet Christmas garland from your stars

Using Aran yarn in a colour of your choice, ch20, ss into first ch (furthest from the hook) to create a loop for hanging.

Ch20, *ss into top of first star, ch15. Repeat from * seven times, until all stars are attached.

Ch40, ss into twentieth ch from hook for other loop.

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That’s your crochet Christmas garland sorted

Your crochet Christmas garland is complete! You can of course get creative with this crochet star pattern – add a loop on a single crochet star to use it as a stand-alone decoration, or try glueing one onto the front of a handmade Christmas card.

And who says stars are only for Christmas? Try making a star crochet garland in bright colours to use all year round!

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Once you’ve made this crochet star garland, why not check out the rest of our free crochet Christmas decorations for even more festive fun with Gathered. 

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