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.
You will need:
- Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran or alternative Aran weight yarn in colours of your choice.
- 4mm crochet hook
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.
Christmas garlands galore!
Feeling crafty? Find even more inspiration in our DIY Christmas garlands roundup.
Free crochet star pattern
You Will Need
- Crochet hook
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.
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.
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!
Deck the halls with crochet patterns
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.