Here's a free pattern for a crochet Christmas star decoration.
This pattern uses US terminology.
Yarn: Light Worsted / DK weight
Hook: G - 6 Hook / 4mm Hook
Picot – ch3, sl in top of last sc worked.
With your colour of choice, ch 4 and join to form a ring
R1 – In the ring work, (ch1, sc, ch2) counts as 1 dc, 2 dc, * ch2, 3dc. Rep * three times, ending with ch 2. Join to top of first dc made. You will have 5 dc groups and 5 ch2 spaces.
R2 - sl in next dc. *Skip next dc, in ch2sp work (3dc, ch2, 3dc). Skip next dc, sl st in next dc. Rep * around.
R3 - Sl into next dc, ch1 and sc in same stitch. Sc in next two dc. *In ch2sp work (2sc, picot, sc), sc in next three dcs, sl st in sl st of previous round. Sc in next three dc.. Rep * three times. (2 sc, picot, sc) in ch2sp, sc in next three dc. Sl st in sl st of previous round.
Weave in ends. To ensure the star keeps its shape wash the star and pin out to shape. Spray with laundry starch and leave until completely dry.
I'd love to see what you make with this pattern, so feel free to email me a photo of your crochet star!!
Copyright 2010 Leonie Morgan. I am happy to share this pattern with crocheters and knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting group use. This pattern is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.