In this tutorial, I show you how to crochet a starfish.

The Summer is coming and in this period is easy to have marine’s subject idea to crochet!

So, today, I want to share with you this easy tutorial to crochet a starfish! Are you ready? Take your crochet hook and start!

Amigurumi 2D starfish | Crochet tutorial YouTube


Working time: 1 hour

Skill level: 🌸🌸🌸 intermediate



Used yarn and accessories

Filato Fiocco Tre Sfere color corallo / Fiocco Tre Sfere yarn coral color
  • 50 gr Tre Sfere FIOCCO 100% cotton FINE (2) coral color code 7320
  • Crochet hook size 3 mm
  • Needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Stuff
  • Scissor
  • Black and rose embroidery yarn

If you choose the same yarn I used, you’ll finish with a starfish of size 16.5 cm.

Useful information before starting

📗 Abbreviations & meanings (US terms)

  • MR = magic ring
  • CH = chain
  • SC = single crochet
  • SLST = slip stitch
  • INC = Increase, 2 SC in the same stitch
  • DEC = Decrease, 2 SC together
  • REP * = repeat from * to * until the end of the row

You start to crochet a circle and then the 5 point to crochet to row back and return.

You’ll create two stars, and you have to crochet both together and stuffing inside to recreate the 2D effect.

Crochet pattern starfish

Fai un cerchio di 54 MB / crochet a circle of 54 SC

Start to crochet a circle of 54 stitches with single crochet.

ROUNDINSTRUCTIONSTOT
1MR, 6 SC6
26 INC12
3*1 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times18
41 SC, INC *2 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC24
5*3 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times30
62 SC, INC *4 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 2 SC36
7*5 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times42
83 SC, INC *6 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 3 SC48
9* 7 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times54

Crochet pattern star point

Follow the pattern here below to make the start point. At the end of each row, work 1 Turning chain

ROWINSTRUCTIONSTOT🎬
1-510 SC.10×500:59
61 SC, DEC, 4 SC, DEC, 1 SC.802:47
7-81 SC in each stitches around.8×203:25
91 SC, DEC, 2 SC, DEC, 1 SC.603:47
10-111 SC in each stitches around.6×204:11
121 SC, 2 DEC, 1 SC.404:26
13-141 SC in each stitches around.4×204:52
152 DEC.205:07
16-171 SC in each stitches around.205:21
FINEWork 1 SC in each stitches of the side of the star’s point to reach the circle base.1606:05

Repeat the upper pattern to make the 2nd star point.

Before starting the 3rd star’s point, make 2 SC and then follow the upper pattern, 2 SC and follow the pattern again to make the 4th star’s point. In total, you have to work 5 points.


Assembly information

Unisci le stelle con la maglia bassa / unite the stars with SC.

Crochet two stars with the same color or with another, then put both together and make a single crochet union all around.

Embroider the eyes and mouth on one of the worked star, before sewing together, so you can hide the yarn inside.

🎬 VIDEO 08:00


Imbottisci prima le punte e poi il centro della stella / stuff hte point of the sea star and than the center

Leave some stitches at the end of the round to have a hole to insert some stuffing.

Stuff the point and the middle of the stars.

🎬 VIDEO 08:49

You have now completed your 2D crochet starfish!

You can use it as decoration for clothing, bags or household items.

Experiment with different colors and sizes to create an even more unique and personalized effect.

I can’t wait to see your version of my AMIGURUMI! Feel free to tag me (@giuliapinkytime) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #PINKYAMIGURUMITIME!

📌 If you find error in my English instructions, please write me here, I’ll be grateful for your help and collaboration!

firma giulia

Happy Pinky Time, stay curious, and see you in the next tutorial 😘


This pattern is an original pattern by Giulia Mollica of giuliapinkytime.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern, but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use, but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern, but please clearly credit the design to me, Giulia Mollica of giuliapinkytime. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!


By Giulia

My name is Giulia, I love dreaming and creating games for children. When I learned to crochet I rediscovered the "little girl" within me and now amigurumi have become my passion!

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