Dreamy Crochet Star Motif – Free Pattern

Hello friends! Today I’m sharing another free crochet pattern for you. The Dreamy Crochet Star is a sweet, little motif that works up in about 15 minutes. Use it for bunting, as an applique or attach some ribbon to turn it into an ornament.

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Notes:
– This pattern is written in US terms
– A quick blocking may be required to establish a point on your star, however a little pinch should work well to form the points.
– A basic tutorial on how to create the front post double crochet stitch is included.

Materials Needed:
– One colour of Bernat Handicrafter cotton yarn
– 4mm hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors

Stitches:
CH – chain
SS – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
FPDC – front post double crochet

Special Stitch Tutorial:
Front Post Double Crochet – Yarn over. Insert your hook behind the post of next stitch and back out the other side of the post (towards you). Yarn over and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook. Yarn over, pull through last 2 remaining hooks.

Pattern:
To begin, ch 3 and ss into beginning ch to form a loop OR create a magic circle.

Round 1:
ch 2 (this will count as your beginning dc) and place 1 dc into circle. Ch 2.
2 dc into circle. Ch 2
2 dc into circle. Ch 2
2 dc into circle. Ch 2
2 dc into circle. Ch 2
SS into the top of your beginning ch 2

You should have 5 (2dc clusters) and 5 (ch 2 spaces)

Round 2:
Ch 1. Create 1 fpdc around the beginning ch 2 from round 1. Create 1 fpdc around the next dc. Place 3 sc into the next ch 2 space.

Place 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 dc stitches. Place 3 sc into the next ch 2 space.

Place 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 dc stitches. Place 3 sc into the next ch 2 space.

Place 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 dc stitches. Place 3 sc into the next ch 2 space.

Place 1 fpdc around each of the next 2 dc stitches. Place 3 sc into the next ch 2 space.

Ss into the top of the first fpdc of the round.

Round 3:
Continuing above the dc from your previous round, ch 4. Ss into the top of the next dc. Place 1 sc into each of the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the top of the next dc. Ch 4. Ss into the top of the next dc. Place 1 sc into each of the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the top of the next dc. Ch 4. Ss into the top of the next dc. Place 1 sc into each of the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the top of the next dc. Ch 4. Ss into the top of the next dc. Place 1 sc into each of the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the top of the next dc. Ch 4. Ss into the top of the next dc. Place 1 sc into each of the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the base of your beginning ch 4

Round 4:
Beginning this round into the ch 4 space: Create 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
Place 1 sc into the next 3 stitches.

Into the next ch 4 space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
Place 1 sc into the next 3 stitches.

Into the next ch 4 space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
Place 1 sc into the next 3 stitches.

Into the next ch 4 space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
Place 1 sc into the next 3 stitches.

Into the next ch 4 space: 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
Place 1 sc into the next 3 stitches.

Ss into the first sc of the round. Fasten off and weave in your ends.

I love these little stars because they are so fast to make and look super cute with a ribbon attached to hang. I like to include them on gift bags or simply make a set of four for some Christmas ornaments. They are a lovely handmade gift idea!

I hope you enjoyed this pattern! If you are looking for more fun and simple crochet projects, please check out the “Free Patterns” section of my blog. You can also find me on Ravelry for free .pdf versions for easy printing.

Happy crocheting!

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