The Star Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #92

How to Crochet the Star Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


The Star Stitch creates a thick fabric with very little drape. It would be a great choice for more structured items like coats, baskets, purses and hats.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Beginner

Row Count

2

Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions


Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: Pick up a loop in 2nd ch and in each of next 4 ch (6 loops on hook), yo and through all loops on hook, ch 1 (this forms eye of star), *pick up a loop in the eye of last star, pick up a loop through the back of last loop of previous star, pick up a loop through same ch as last loop of previous star, pick up a loop in each of next 2 ch (6 loops on hook), yo and through all 6 loops, ch 1, rep from * across, ending with 1 hdc in last ch (same ch as last loop of last star st), turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in hdc, 1 sc in eye of next star st, 2 sc in eye of each star st across, ending with 1 sc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 3: Ch 2, pick up loop in front strand of 2nd ch from hook, then pick up a loop in the back strand of same ch, pick up loop in each of next 3 sc, yo and through all 6 loops, ch 1, *pick up a loop in eye of last star, pick up loop in back of last loop of star, pick up loop in same sc as last loop of star, pick up a loop in each of next 2 sc, yo and through all 6 loops, ch 1, rep from * across, ending with hdc in last sc (same sc as last loop of last star st).
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos


Example of the Star Stitch
Example of the Star Stitch

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


4 thoughts on “The Star Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #92

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  2. Liza says:

    I just used this stitch in a skirt and it is lovely, very delicate… but I would like to comment that it is not reversible, unless I get it wrong!

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