Learn how to crochet these darling snowflake ornaments! They look much more complicated than they really are. Only 5 rounds. Quite easy and they are a breeze to whip up!
Make them for gifts, attach them to other gifts or simply crochet some up for friends and family. Finish them by starching them and then attach a monofilament (fishing line) hanger to hang from your Christmas tree. Enjoy!
How To Crochet Snowflakes
For these, I recommend using size 10 crochet thread and a size 7 (1.65mm) crochet hook. Sorry if the written instructions are difficult to read or not standardized. I am not a pattern writer.
**Cluster stitch: insert hook into first ch 2 space, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2, insert hook into same ch 2 space, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2, insert hook into next ch 2 space beyond the 3 sc’s, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2, insert hook into same ch 2 space, yo, pull through, yo, pull through 2, yo, pull through all 5 loops on your hook.
**Picot: ch 4. Slip stitch into 1st ch.
Rnd 1: Ch 4. In first ch, dc, ch 2, *2 dc, ch 2*. Repeat from * to * 4 more times. Work 2 more dc. Join to 3rd ch of beginning with a hdc. Should have 6 sets of 2 dc separated by ch 2.
Rnd 2: *Ch 4. Sc in next ch 2 space*. Repeat from * to * 4 more times. Ch 4 and slip stitch into top of previous hdc from round before.
Rnd 3: Slip stitch into ch 4 space. Ch 3 (counts as first dc). *7 dc in ch 4 space. Dc in top of sc of previous row*. Repeat 4 more times. 7 dc in ch 4 space. Dc in top of slip stitch from previous row join. Slip stitch into top of beginning ch 3 to join.
Rnd 4: Ch 5. *Sc in top of 3rd stitch from hook and each of the next 2 stitches, ch 2, dc in 3rd stitch from hook (should be top of the dc in the top of the sc from rnd 2), ch 4, dc in same stitch, ch 2*. Repeat from * to * 4 more times. Ch 2, dc into slip stitch of previous row join, ch 4, dc into same stitch. Slip stitch into 3rd ch from beginning of row.
Rnd 5: Slip stitch into ch 2 space. Ch 3 (counts as first dc). *Cluster stitch, dc into same ch 2 sp. Picot. In ch 4 space (3 dc, picot, 3 dc, 3 picot, slip stitch into first picot’s 1st ch, 3 dc, picot, 3 dc, picot). Dc in ch 2 space.* Repeat from * to * 5 more times, skipping the very last dc (the ch 3 at the beginning of the row counts as this stitch). Slip stitch into top of ch 3 from beginning to join. Fasten off.