The Eastern Star Motif :: Crochet Stitch #150

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the eastern star motif. This motif creates a fun star pattern. The eastern star motif would be great for afghans, blankets and pillows!

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Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Wooly Worsted Merino Yarn

Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted Washable is 100% merino superwash yarn, spun in Italy and full of luxury at a great price. With 95 yards per skein you can work up your favorite projects with one or all of our seven colors of yarn.

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Laurel Hill Crochet Hook

Crafted in a dense, hard wood, these hooks from Laurel Hill are a pleasure to own and use. Palmwood has a strong, dark grain - and these hooks are made with a large, comfortable-to-use flat surface for the thumb of your working hand. Palmwood is very dense so it can be finely polished- you feel no wood grain, just a fine smooth crochet surface.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
Half Double Crochet
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

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  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Make 6ch, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: 1ch, [1sc into ring, 3ch] 12 times, sl st to 1st sc.
  • Round 2: Sl st into each of next 2ch, 1ch, 1sc into same 3ch arch, [3ch, 1sc into next 3ch arch] 11 times, 1ch, 1hdc into top of 1st sc.
  • Round 3: *6ch, 1sc into next 3ch arch**, 3ch, 1sc into next 3ch arch; rep from * 4 more times and from * to ** again, 1ch, 1dc into hdc which closed previous round.
  • Round 4: *[5dc, 2ch, 5dc] into next 6ch arch, 1sc into next 3ch arch; rep from * 5 more times ending last rep in dc which closed previous round, sl st into next st. Fasten off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Eastern Star Motif. (Reversible)

Example of the Eastern Star Motif. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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