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Easy Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial

By: Kristi Simpson for allfreecrochet.com

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Easy Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Easy Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial
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This Easy Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial is easy to learn and master with the help of this in-depth crochet video. Whether you are a visual learner or learn best by reading instructions, this crochet project is great for you. Plus, you can incorporate, or practice, this stitch in so many different future projects you might be working on. The star stitch really adds some fun texture, and if you switch colors you can add a lot to a simple crochet piece! 

Easy

Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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  • Yarn | Featured in this Video: Red Hear with Love
  • Crochet hook

Easy Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial

How to Crochet the Star Stitch

Note: The star stitch is based off an even amount of stitches.

  1. Chain odd amount, hdc in first chain and in each across.

  2. First stitch: Ch 3, turn; insert hook into the 2nd ch from the hook and pull up a loop. Then do the same in the 3rd chain and then the base stitch, insert hook into the next stitch, pull up a loop.  This leaves you with 5 loops on the hook.  Do not pull loops tight, keep loose. 

  3. Yarn over and pull through all 5 loops. Ch 1 to finish off the stitch. First Star made.

  4. Each star to end of round: * Insert the hook into the ch 1 just made, and pull up a loop. Insert the hook into the same stitch that the last star stitch was in, yarn over and pull back a loop. Keep all loops on hook. Insert hook into the next st, yarn over and pull back loop. Insert hook into next stitch and pull up loop. This leaves you with 5 loops on hook, do not pull tight. Yarn over, pull through all loops, ch 1 to finish the stitch. 

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What a great tutorial for the Easy Star Stitch! Thank you, I love learning new stitches and this one is so nice and easy to do, thanks to the video. I read the how to and had to watch the video to get it right. This stitch would make a beautiful scarf or even booties or a baby blanket. Oh my mind is racing with the ideas of how to use this new stitch. Thank you so much for this free tutorial for the Easy Star Stitch.

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