Crochet Mini Star Applique – Free Pattern

Stars are so versatile, and this mini one could be used to decorate hats, scarves, bags, and even make a baby mobile! If you have some crochet experience, these can be worked up in 5 minutes or less. Yippee for easy, fast projects! This pattern comes with a full photo tutorial as well!

Crochet Mini Star - Free Pattern

Materials

  • Worsted weight yarn, I used acrylic, but any will do
  • Hook: H/8, 5 mm

Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch

The Pattern

Finished size is just under 2 inches wide by 2 inches tall, depending on the yarn used.

  • CH 3
  • SL ST to form a ring

Round 1

  • CH 2
  • 9 SC in ring, 10 total

Round 2

  • CH 2
  • In sp next to CH 2, work 1 sc, ch 3, 2 sc
  • *Skip the next sp
  • Work a star point in the next sp – 2 sc, ch 3, 2 sc
  • Repeat from * to make 5 points.
  • Sl st to the 2nd ch of the beginning ch 2.

Voila! C’est fini! And here’s the tutorial. To get a nice printed version, click on the button at the bottom of the post.

Step 1: Chain 3, slip stitch to form a ring, then chain 2 (counts as first single crochet).

Crochet Mini Star Applique - Step 1

Step 2: Work 9 single crochets into the ring for 10 single crochets total, counting that first chain 2. Then, chain 2 to start the first star point.Crochet Mini Star Applique - Step 1

Step 3: In the space just next to the chain 2, work a single crochet. Then, chain 3, which serves as the point tip.

Crochet Mini Star Applique - Step 3

Step 4: Finish the first star point by crocheting another 2 single crochets. Then, skip the space after that and start another point – 2 single crochets, chain 3, 2 single crochets.Crochet Mini Star Applique - Step 4

Step 5: Continue around the circle until you’ve completed 5 points. Then, slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain 2 to finish. You’re done!Crochet Mini Star Applique - Step 5

You can make these mini stars bigger by changing your hook size or changing up the stitch to a half double or double crochet, or a combo of both!

Merry crocheting! And leave a comment if you find an error.

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About Sara McFall

Sara is the owner and founder of My Merry Messy Life, which started in 2011 as a way to chronicle her journey to a natural, chemical-free lifestyle and to share her passions of mothering, real food, homeschooling and crochet. She is a mama to three precious and energetic little boys and wife to a university professor who loves to sing, dance ballet and ballroom, and live simply and naturally.

Comments

  1. What does “sp” stand for? The mobile is so cute!

  2. Michelle Wulf says:

    From the picture of Step 2, it looks like you joined with a sl st at the end of Rnd 1, but there are no instructions listed for joining. 🙂 Love this quick little adorable star! Thank you! 🙂

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