Crochet Pattern: Star in a Flower Ornament

By Claire Ortega-Reyes – 10 Comments
Add a handcrafted touch to your holiday decorations this Christmas. Or, spread the joy and make some (or a lot) for your friends! It works up quickly, so you can fill your tree with a rainbow of festive star-centered flowers.

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished size: 2.2” (5.59 cm) wide x 2.7” (6.86 cm) tall, not including strap

Materials:
One ball of size 10 or size 8 crochet thread in main color
One ball of size 10 or size 8 crochet thread contrasting color (Or you can make it in just one color; one ball can make a lot of ornaments)
5 pieces 1-inch plastic rings
1.5 mm crochet hook
crochet yarn size 0

Gauge: Not important.

Need help understanding the abbreviations and symbols? Check out the crochet abbreviation chart!

Crochet Pattern: Star in a Flower Ornament

Flower
Note: ch 3 counts as 1 picot.

Step 1: with main color, working into first ring, (5 sc, ch 3) 5 times, 5 sc: 30 sc, 5 picots
Do not fasten off, continue on to attach next ring.

Step 2: working into next ring, 5 sc, ch 1, sl st into last picot made for previous ring, ch 1, (5 sc, ch 3) 4 times, 5 sc: 30 sc, 5 picots
Do not fasten off, continuing on to next ring.

Repeat step 2 to attach the third and forth ring.

Step 3: working into fifth ring, 5 sc, ch 1, sl st into last picot made in fourth ring, ch 1, (5 sc, ch 3) 3 times, 5 sc, ch 1, sl st into first picot made in first ring, ch 1, 5 sc into ring, sl st into first sc made in first ring: 30 sc, 5 picots

Step 4: 6 sc in fifth ring, 6 sc in forth ring, 6 sc in third ring, 6 sc in second ring, 6 sc in first ring, sl st in thirty-first sc in fifth ring, finish off.

Star
With contrasting color, ch 4, sl st into first ch to make a ring. Ch 3, sl st in space between 6 sc on step 4 of flower, ch 3, sl st into 4-ch ring. (Ch 3, sl st in next space between 6 sc, ch 3, sl st into 4-ch ring ) four times, finish off.

Ornament strap: Ch 60 (or however long you want the strap to be, plus about 10-15 chains). Being careful not to twist the chain, sl st into first chain. Finish off.

Insert one end of the loop through one of the rings, bringing the end through and out of the loop (knot made).

Just leave a comment below to let me know what you think, or if you find some part of the pattern confusing. Enjoy your new holiday ornament!

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10 Comments

  1. I have bought silver and gold thread over in the embroidery floss section, and have crocheted trim with it. Wouldn’t it be pretty to do that with this pattern? Maybe a silver star and gold circles and trim or vice versa. Also feed some crystal e-beads onto your thread before starting to crochet the border, and pop one into each of the little points?

    Thanks for the pattern!

  2. Pavi says:

    This is sooo cute! A fantastic Christmas gift! Thank you Claire for this pattern!

  3. Raquel says:

    This is so cute, maybe i’ll get bigger rings and do it with yarn (because I don’t like to work with thread). this is such a cute idea. Also Metta Nicewarner, that is a really nice idea you have.

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE

  4. Tennyemaye says:

    What a fantastic idea! I love it! I cant wait to try it out! ;-) Thank you!

  5. Claire says:

    Thanks Metta, Pavi, Raquel, Tennyemaye and Jackie! You’re welcome. I think your ideas are great, Metta and Raquel. Wish I can see what you make out of this!

  6. Cary2Crafty says:

    Very pretty! I’ve tried crocheting in rings before to make an Angel, but I didn’t like the finished product. I think this one would be nice. It almost looks like it was tatted. I’ll have to give it a try. Did you know…… the plastic ring on your soda bottle (the one left after you unscrew the top) is 1 inch?

  7. Chris says:

    You could glue a child’s picture in the rings for a keepsake ornament. You may need to make the rings larger-wouldn’t this make a neat gift for a grandparent’s tree with pictures of the grandchildren in the rings? :)

  8. dj says:

    hey how about using the sparkly thread ? hey i had forgotten about the rings on the soda bottles Cary….Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas and to all a bright and pleasant New Year

  9. Claire says:

    Some crafty brainstorming going on! I love your ideas Cary2Crafty, Chris and dj!

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