Crochet Pattern: Twinkle the Happy Star Appliqué

By Claire Ortega-Reyes – 6 Comments
This star appliqué sure puts the wink in Twinkle! 😉 She just loves giving everyone cheer. Sure to put an instant smile to anyone who sees this on a bag, shirt, or jeans. You can also put a string to the top and hang it as an ornament. Or sew it to the back of a pin and you get an instant funky brooch!

Skill Level: crochet skill level easy

Finished Size: 3.5″ (8.89cm) tall x 3.5″ (8.89cm) wide

Medium Weight Yarn- Scraps of yellow and black
Crochet Hook US F (3.75 mm)
Yarn Needle
crochet yarn size 4

Gauge: Not important for this project. If using a different weight of yarn, use a hook size smaller than recommended.

Special Stitch:

dc3tog (double crochet 3 together) – (yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook) 3 times, yarn over pull though all 4 loops on hook

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Crochet Pattern: Twinkle the Happy Star Appliqué

Make an adjustable ring.

Round 1: 5 sc into ring, sl st into first sc: 5 sc

Round 2: ch 1, 2 sc in each stitch around, sl st in first sc: 10 sc

Round 3: ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around, sl st in first sc: 15 sc

Round 4: ch 3, dc3tog over the first sc and next two sc, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook, (ch 3, sl st in same stitch as the first sl st) twice, ch 3, sl st in third stitch of dc3tog, sl st in next sc, [ch 3, dc3tog over sc with the sl st before ch 3 and next two sc, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook, (ch 3, sl st in same stitch as the first sl st) twice, ch 3, sl st in third stitch of dc3tog, sl st in next sc] four times: 5 dc3 together to make the 5 points of the star

You should have something like this:

Finish off. Thread black yarn into yarn needle and embroider face as shown in the first picture..

Or, make your own! I found that when I make things with faces, they sort of have their own personality and the face comes out different every time.

You can glue googly eyes, or add a felt little mouth, or even add blush to make it a demure little star. The possibilities are simply endless.

Enjoy your star! If you need help just leave a comment below, and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.

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  1. Brandi says:

    This little guy is too cute. My daughter LOVES Dora the Explorer. If you ever had the pleasure of getting to watch a couple of episodes (note the sarcasm), then you would know that Dora is a star catcher. These would be great to make for any little person who would like to be a star catcher like Dora to keep in their backpack 🙂

  2. Janet says:

    These would make adorable snowflakes too!

  3. Jessica says:

    When I saw these I thought a pocket scarf with stars sewed on the pockets. Thank you:) I’m gonna get started right away oh and I love your blog it’s funny and help full

  4. Liza says:

    OMG! Thank you Brandi for the Dora reference. I’m going to have to crochet a fleet of stars in every color for my daughter now! only 11 more days ’til Christmas — I think I have time! LOL

  5. Judy Cimafranca says:

    I like your star. It can really make someone happy.Thank you for sharing it.

  6. Avie says:

    U’R star is very awesome..I like it.thanks for share the pattern

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