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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Free Crochet Rattle Pattern

Updated: Jun 12

Create a Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star with this free crochet rattle pattern, an adorable amigurumi project perfect for babies. This easy rattle tutorial gives step-by-step instructions on how to crochet a rattle for a baby girl or boy. Ideal as a toy, this free rattle crochet pattern provides tutorial tips and ideas for crafting an amigurumi star shape. You can view this free crochet baby rattle pattern online today and start making a delightful handmade gift for your little one. You can also upgrade to a premium PDF download.


Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Free Crochet Rattle Pattern

About the Free Crochet Rattle Pattern


I was recently asked to make a star baby rattle for a friend's first grandbaby and I couldn't resist sharing the free crochet pattern with you! This sweet little amigurumi star measures 6.5" across and works up fairly quickly with minimal supplies. The easy baby toy is perfect for boys and girls, adding a rattle insert is a great idea for babies to have some added fun with their handmade star rattle. The free crochet rattle pattern will help you learn how to craft a cute star shaped rattle in no time!


 

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: Free Crochet Rattle Pattern


Crochet Pattern information


Materials:

60 yards Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton (shown in Buttercup)

3.75mm F Hook

Needle for weaving in ends

Scissors

Poly-fil

Embroidery floss for eyes

Rattle Insert (I purchased mine on Amazon)


Abbreviations (US Terminology):

Ch: Chain

SC: Single Crochet

SLST: Slip Stitch (work the SLST into the back loop of the first SC of the round. Then, work the first SC into both loops of the same stitch. This will hide your SLST)

SK: Skip stitch

F/O: Finish Off


Free Crochet Rattle Pattern


This rattle is worked in 2 panels, and then attached together and edged.


Front and Back Star Panels:

Make 2

Round 1: Work 5 SC into a magic circle, pull tight, SLST to join, ch1 (5)

Round 2: 2SC into each stitch around, SLST, ch1, (10)

Round 3: *2SC, SC* repeat around, SLST, ch1 (15)

Round 4: *SC 2, 2SC* repeat around, SLST, ch1, (20)

Round 5: *2SC, SC 3* repeat around, SLST, ch1 (25)

Round 6: *SC 4, 2SC* repeat around, SLST, ch1, (30)

Round 7: *2SC, SC 5* repeat around, SLST, ch1 (35)

Round 8: *SC 6, 2SC* repeat around, SLST, ch1 (40)


Star Points:

Row 1: SC 8, ch1, turn. (8)

Row 2: SC 8, ch1, turn. (8)

Row 3: SK 1, SC 7, ch1, turn. (7)

Row 4: SK 1, SC 6, ch1, turn. (6)

Row 5: SK 1, SC 5, ch1, turn. (5)

Row 6: SK 1, SC 4, ch1, turn. (4)

Row 7: SK 1, SC 3, ch1, turn. (3)

Row 8: SK 1, SC 2, ch1, turn. (2)

Row 9: SK 1, SC 1, ch1, turn to work down the side of the point. (1)


First star point of the Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Free Crochet Rattle Pattern

SC 7 down side of the point, SLST into the same stitch as the last stitch of Row 1

Repeat instructions four more times, (5 points total)


Progress photo from Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Free Crochet Rattle Pattern

SLST into the same stitch as the first SC of Row 1, SC 7 up the side of the point, 3SC into the top of the point, SC 7 down the side of the point, SLST into the base of the point. Repeat four more times. F/O for first panel. Do not finish off second panel.


Assembling Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Free Crochet Rattle Pattern

Embroider eyes onto second panel with embroidery floss, Line up both panels and SC all the way around, filling with Poly-fil as you go, place rattle insert into the center of the star. F/O and weave in ends.



 

Want more Free Crochet Rattle Patterns?


For more baby rattle patterns, check out my Little Lion Baby Rattle and my You Are My Sunshine Baby Rattle


 

Stay in touch

Carol Hladik

I hope you have enjoyed making this baby rattle and that it brought a smile to your face! I would love to see your finished rattles. Please tag me on Instagram @carol_hladik_designs using hashtag #littlestarbabyrattle and on Facebook at Carol's Creations for You.


Happy Crocheting!

~ Carol











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