Star Embellishment

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CrochetKim Free Crochet Pattern | Star Embellishment Applique @crochetkim

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Star Embellishment Applique

designed by Kim Guzman © Feb. 2014

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Technique: Regular Crochet

Boricua Patriotic Infant Tank Top

Although the star embellishment can be made alone, it was originally designed for the Boricua Patriotic Infant Set. Please see the following links for the set.

Boricua Patriotic Tank Top (sizes 9 months through 18 months)

Boricua Patriotic Infant Shorts (sizes 9 months through 18 months)

Star Embellishment


  • Red Heart Luster Sheen (335 yards per 4 ounces): small amount
  • Suggested hook sizes: F (3.75mm)
  • Tapestry needle (for weaving ends)

Yarn Suggestions: Tahki Yarns Cotton Classic Lite

Tahki Yarns Cotton Classic Lite Red

Finished Size

2.5″ measured from point to point


Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc–12 sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sl st to first sc–18 sc.

Rnd 4: *Ch 5, sc in second ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, sk 2 sc made from rnd 3, sl st in next sc, rep from * 5 times more, fasten off–6 points made.

Further Instructions (if making tank top)

With yarn needle, attach Star to tank top as shown in photograph.

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