Yarn Christmas Decorations – Crochet Star

how to crochet a star

Written by Gergana of Lissana's Fairy Land

This is the second part of my DIY Chritsmas decoration (check out the yarn ornament post here). It is done in no time and can be hung on the Christmas tree or even put on the top (as I did).
how to crochet a star
Materials

  • Remnants of bulky yarn in different colors
  • Crochet hook 6 mm
  • A marker
  • 5 safety pins or blocking pins

how to crochet a star
Instructions
1. Make a magic loop.
2. Ch 3. Put a marker in the last st. Make 9 hdc in the loop. Sl st in the st with the marker.
how to crochet a star
3. Sc in the same place as the sl st.
4. In the next st – *hdc, dc, ch1, dc, hdc; sc in the next st*. Repeat ** 4 times. In the last st left make once more hdc, dc, ch1, dc, hdc; sl st in the first sc of the round.
how to crochet a star
5. Cut the treath. Tighten the magic loop and weave in the ends.
6. Wet the star and squeeze the excess water carefully. Stretch out on flat surface, fix with pins and let it dry completely.
how to crochet a star
7. Make a bunch in other colors. I used the same colors as for the yarn ornaments so they go pretty well together.
crochet a star
8. Attach a thread to each star and decorate the tree!
crochet star decoration
My go-to natural decor is super quick to make. Come back for more soon!

Vocabulary
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch

December 18, 2015 by UpCraft Club
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