Crochet a Star Pattern for a Fairy Wand

Is there anything more whimsical and wondrous than the thought of your very own fairy wand?  These crochet toy DIY fairy wands are easy to make and can be made with leftover fabric and dollar store supplies. They take about an hour to make each DIY fairy wand and are so pretty and fun for little girls.  Using scrap fabric you can make one for a dollar, or less.  These fairy wants are so pretty they could be used for a special flower girl, or make a few for a fairy birthday party.

A collection of six different crocheted stars in both pink and white.  The crochet stars are being use to make DIY Fairy wands.

These wands are perfect as little gifts, I made several of them for my granddaughters and their friends.  The girls love them and I find them much safer than the solid wood ones I have seen at craft fairs.  I know of one of two rambunctious girls who would cause a bruise or two with the wooden ones.

These DIY crochets fairy wants are done in soft pink and white, with gold accents.  My favorite colors are pink and white, and with a little bit of sparkle but they would be fun and pretty in any bright colored supplies you have.

How to Make a DIY Fairy Wand

These fairy wants can be made with Dollar store supplies, or leftover bits of fabric, buttons, and ribbon. Recently Dollar Tree has been selling small samples of fabric, crochet yarn, and ribbons, making these a fun and inexpensive craft idea for Spring.

A pink crochet star about three inches across.  The is part of a DIY fairy wand craft.

How to Make a DIY Fairy Wand

Fairy Wand Supplies

  • Wooden dowel (dollar store)
  • Gold spray paint (optional)
  • Crochet cotton (Size 3)
  • Crochet Hook (Size D)
  • Bits of leftover fabric
  • Fabric stiffener
  • Button, needle, and thread
  • Hot glue

Paint the Dowel

I found a package of 12 small dowels at the dollar store for a dollar. They can be left as they are or you can paint them. Spray the dowel with gold metallic paint and set aside to dry.

Easy Crochet Star Pattern

Start by crocheting the star using crochet cotton. I had size 3 cotton but if you have another size on hand please use it instead, the star will be a little bit different in size, it won’t affect the pattern.

1st round:  Chain 5 and make an slst into the 1st chain to form a loop.

2nd round:  Chain 3 and make 2tr’s into loop, 1 ch, (3tr into loop, 1ch) 4 times, slst to top of starting chain.

3rd round:  slst into next tr, *(2tr, 1dtr, 3ch, 1dtr, 2tr) into next ch sp, slst into the middle tr of next group of 3*, repeat from * to * 5 times.

Back Loop:  Slip stitch in back of star.  Chain 12, sl st in back of star, ch2, sl st to star, turn, dc to end of row, sl st to star forming a loop. Tie off.

Stiffen the star using a fabric stiffener and let dry as per the manufacturer’s instructions.

Make the Fairy Wand Fabric Flowers

With a few different odds and ends of scrap fabric, you can make an endless variety of these wands. If you don’t have any fabric available check out the dollar store for tulle, it works really well.

Two white crochet stars with fabric flowers on top and button centers.

To make these flowers cut 10  circles about 1.5 inches wide. Place two cotton circles to form the base.  Cover with 8 tulle circles.

Place the button in the middle and sew through all 10 layers and the button.  Tie a knot in the back, and reinforce with hot glue.  Fluff the tulle, set aside.

Place the dowel through the star’s loop.

Tie a ribbon above and below the loop.  Sew the ribbon, crochet loop, and second ribbon together.

Sew the flower to the crocheted star.  Make sure you sew some of the stitches through to the ribbon.

Reinforce everything with hot glue.

The crocheted star is stiff, but not hard or heavy.  If your little one “makes a wish” with it, on someone’s head,  the star will fold instead of bruising.

May all your wishes come true.

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  1. These are so delicate and pretty Leanna. Love all your fairy stuff BTW. I’m a fellow fairy believer and love seeing your magikal creations.

  2. LeannaForsythe says:

    I hope you do make them. They don’t take a long time to put together. Thank you for commenting.


  3. These are so pretty! I might have to make these wands for my two youngest daughters. They would love them. Thank you for sharing!

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