How to Crochet the Sun Star Motif Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #146

Stitch Description

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

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Half Double Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Make 16ch, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Make 16ch, sl st into 1st ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: 2ch (count as 1hdc), work 35hdc into ring and over padding threads, sl st into 2nd of 2ch at beg of round.
  • Round 2: 1ch, work 1sc into same st as last sl st, [5ch, skip 2hdc, 1sc into next hdc] 11 times, 5ch; sl st into 1st sc. Fasten off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Sun Star Motif

Example of the Sun Star Motif (Click for Larger)


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