I have both a graph cross stitch pattern and in-depth video tutorial to help you with this technique but it is really quite simple - cross stitch using a tapestry needle over your single crochet stitches! Now I'd like to offer a little written explanation
Explore traditional Straw Stars from Germany. Without any gadgets and just using the traditional method of straw and thread. We even had a go at these with drinking straws, turning them in to simple and pretty Straw Snowflake Ornaments.