Star Stitch

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To make a star stitch:

Make a chain. Insert hook in 1st stitch of chain. Draw a loop through each of the 1st 5 stitches of chain, throw yarn over hook and draw it through all the stitches on hook, closing the cluster by chaining 1. * Draw a loop through the eye formed by chaining 1, another through the back part of last upright stitch of the star just made, then through the same stitch of chain in which the 5th stitch of previous star was taken, then through each of the next 2 stitches. Wrap and take off 6 loops. Close as before. * Break off at end of row.

2nd Row - Draw yarn through outer edge of the 1st star made, chain 3. Draw a loop through each of the 2 chains just made, then through stitch in which yarn was joined, and through the 2 stitches of the 1st star. Wrap, take off the 6 loops on hook. Chain 1. * Draw a loop through the eye formed by chaining 1, another through the back part of the last upright stitch of star just made, another in same stitch in which last upright stitch of last star was made, then through each of the next 2 stitches of next star in previous row. Wrap, take off 6 loops, chain 1. * Break off at end of row.

 

Source: Woolco Knitting & Crocheting Manual

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This video will show you how to crochet a star stitch.

 

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Star Stitch. Make a foundation chain.

Row 1. Skip 1 ch. and draw up a loop in each of next 5 sts., Y.O., and draw through 6 loops on hook, ch. 1, * draw a loop through the eye formed by the ch. just made, draw a loop through back of last loop of star just made, draw a loop through same ch. where last loop of previous star was made, draw a loop through each of next 2 ch. sts., Y.O. and draw through the 6 loops on hook. ch. 1. Repeat from * to end of row. Break off the yarn.

Row 2. Ch. 1, sl. st. in 1st st. of previous row, ch. 3, skip 1 st., and draw a loop through each of the next 2 ch., draw a loop through 1st st. in row, draw a loop through each of next 2 sts., picking up the back of st. only, Y.O. and draw through all sts. on hook. * Draw a loop through the eye formed by the ch. just made, draw a loop through back of last loop of star just made, draw a loop through same ch. where last loop of previous star was made, draw a loop through each of next 2 sts., picking up back of sts. only, Y.O., and draw through the 6 loops on hook, ch. 1. Repeat from * to end.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.

 

Source: Complete Guide to Modern Knitting and Crocheting