The Ateco #861 French Star Decorating tip is a #1 Stainless Steel tip. This tip makes more grooves but they are shallower than the Standard Star and is made for making cake borders, stars, rosettes & creating designs, it's tip has an opening of .19" or 3/16". These tips are designed for the Cake Decorator and the Pastry Chef to be able to create beautiful cakes & pastries. This piping tube is also part of a set of Ateco French Star Pastry Tip Set #870. It can be used without a coupler but it also fits the Ateco medium coupler set.
Piping tips are best cleaned by soaking them in hot soapy water and using a Tip Brush
to thoroughly clean the interior, rinse & air dry.