Crochet Granny Star

Crochet Granny Stars

With the 4th of July coming up, I thought that I would make a patriotic pattern! When I hear the word patriotic, I think about red, white, and blue, and stars. So, I came up with this cute, quick, and easy Granny Star pattern. It’s great for a bunting or banner or even just as a decoration at your Independence Day party. The star takes about 5-10 minutes to work up (depending how fast you crochet) Tomorrow, I will share how to turn them into granny squares. 🙂  Enjoy and Happy Crocheting!

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Crochet Granny Star

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ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch

Finished Size:

This star measures approximately 2″ from point to point.


  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • For a slightly larger (or smaller) star, you can go up or down a hook size.


Magic Circle
Round 1: Ch 3. 2 dc into MC, ch 2. *3 dc, ch 2* Repeat * 3 more times. Join in beginning ch 3.
Round 2: Ch 1. Sc into each of the next 2 dc’s from the previous round. [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] all in the next ch 2 space.
Round 2, cont’d: *sk first dc, sc in the next 2 dc’s from previous round. [3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc] all in ch 2 space.* Repeat * 3 more times. Join in beg. sc.

Fasten off and weave all ends.

Crochet Granny Star

I hope you have enjoyed this quick and easy pattern and will come back tomorrow to see how I turn this into a granny square!


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  1. Hi! I have made several of the stars–great pattern to follow! Your stars look so flat. I am only able to achieve that if I leave the hole in the middle. Mine are curling on the points. Any thoughts? thanks again!

    1. Hi Kris! It might be a tension issue. It could be that the chains are too tight as opposed to the rest of the stitches. You could try blocking it also to get it to lay flat. Hope that helps!

  2. This is the greatest star pattern I have found thus far! I love it. I use it all the time! Thanks for the pattern!

  3. Loved your blog! Your instructions are quite easy to follow. What a blessing! Hopped here from Happiness Is Homemade and decided to follow on Bloglovin’ Keep on stitching! Marie

  4. Hi Amy thank you for sharing the star pattern. I was thinking of turning it into a granny square and then read more about how you’d show us how to turn it into a granny square. Can’t wait to see that. Thank you again.

  5. Love the stars. Mine work up a little larger. I made with a size F hook and they were still a little larger, is okay just don’t know why and I would like a few 2″ from star tip to star tip.

  6. I love these stars! I was wondering about the instructions for the magic circle or is it a plastic ring?

  7. What a nice, uniform star! Mine tend to be a bit wobbly. With worsted weight yarn, how big are they? Perhaps you could include a photo with a quarter, or a ruler, so we can see the scale.
    Thanks for the pattern!

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