How to Crochet a STAR Applique – Quick&Easy Free Pattern

Today, I am so happy to share with you this quick and easy pattern for a crochet five-pointed star applique!

Crochet Star Applique - Raffamusa Designs

This crochet star applique works up in literally 2 minutes, and it’s a great way to use up some scrap yarn.

You can use literally any yarn weight with the appropriate hook size to make all the crochet stars you need!

Star applique - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

To get an idea of what size you can expect to get with the yarn you’re going to use, please, scroll further down to the Size section. There, I listed a couple of yarn/hook options and the size of my star appliques.

I think I’ll make a few more of these stars, and then use them to embellish a few filler blocks for a crochet blanket that has been in the works for ages!

But you can use your star appliques to embellish really any project, from headbands, hats, dresses, and home decor projects, or to make garlands, or even little Christmas tree decorations.

Find more crochet appliques here on the blog…

Pin the free pattern of the star applique to your favorite crochet board on Pinterest or add it to your Ravelry queue!

How to crochet a little star applique - Free Crochet Pattern - Raffamusa Designs

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This year, I’m using my crochet Star Applique to make some handmade Christmas cards!

DIY Christmas Cards with Crochet Appliques - Raffamusa Designs

I’ve already prepared a few cards using all sorts of Christmas appliques and in the coming months, I will be sharing the free patterns here on the blog.

But in the meantime, you can already get ahead on your Holiday makes and get all 12 small Christmas Appliques patterns in one compact and printer-friendly bundle!

Take a look at the bundle on Etsy HERE.

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  • A small amount of Yarn of Choice
  • Appropriate Hook Size
  • Tapestry Needle


Yarn WeightHook SizeStar Size
(from point to point)
Sport2.5-mm (1/B US, 12 UK)1.5” (3.7 cm)
DK, Light (3)3.5-mm (4/E US, 9 UK)1.75” (4.5 cm)
Aran, Medium (4)4.5-mm (7 US, 7 UK)2.3” (6 cm)
Crochet Star – Raffamusa Designs


This pattern is too small to accurately determine the gauge.


Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Inc – Increase
MC – Magic Circle
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
Yo – Yarn over


Increase (Inc)
One increase consists of 2 sts made into the same indicated st.

Magic Circle (MC)
Learn how to crochet a magic circle or adjustable ring in this free tutorial.


  • If the pattern says “sc 2”, it means that you have to crochet 1 sc in each of the next two sts.
  • *… – Repeat the instruction from * for the indicated number of times.


Make a MC.

Round 1. Sc 5 in MC. (5 sts)

Do not join round 1. Instead, start working Round 2 directly in the first sc of Round 1 (photos 1 and 2).

Round 2. Sc inc all around. Join the round with a sl st into the first sc (photos 3 and 4). (10 sts)

Round 2 - Raffamusa Designs

Star Points

*Ch 4, sl st in the second ch from your hook, sc 1 in next ch, hdc 1 in the last ch (photo 5). Sk 1 st of round 2, and sl st into the next one (photo 6). Repeat from * 5 times.

Notice that after the last point, the sl st goes into the same st where you joined round 2! (see photo 7)

Points - Raffamusa Designs

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Your crochet star applique is ready!

I hope you liked this pattern and I’d love to see your version of it! Please, share your projects on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #raffamusadesigns

Find more crochet appliques here on the blog!

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