I designed these cute little stars to attach to gifts this Christmas season. They are quick and easy to crochet and add the perfect touch of handmade to wrapping, but I think they would look cute on a tree or hanging in a window. Today I thought I would share with you all how to make them. Here goes:
(note: these are US crochet terms)
you will need:
cotton crochet yarn
size 3.5 or 4mm crochet hook
tapestry needle for weaving in ends
(optional: twine or ribbon for attaching to gifts)
chain 6 and slip stitch into first chain to join in a loop.
chain 2, work 12 half double crochet (hdc) stitches into loop.
slip stitch into the top stitch of your chain 2
chain 8, skip over first hdc stitch, single crochet (sc) into second hdc stitch from hook. repeat this around (6 times).
In first chain 8 space: work 4 sc stitches, chain 2, work 4 sc stitches. Repeat this around in each of the chain 8 spaces you made in the row before.
Slip stitch into the final sc stitch from the row before.
cut yarn and weave in ends.
use twine to attach to the outside of a gift, or thread ribbon through one of the star's points and hang on your Christmas tree.
and that's it! Simple, cute and very seasonal!