For week 3 I am sharing with you my free crochet Snowflake pattern. A quick little project which can be made in under 2 minutes! Perfect as Christmas tree decorations or make a collection into a winter Snowflake garland to place over your fireplace.
This is the third free crochet Christmas pattern I have & will be sharing with you as many of us stay at home through the month of November.
My free Crochet Snowflake Leaf pattern is written below with a simple step by step written photo tutorial or if you prefer a video tutorial, I have also made a Youtube video.
- 2 meters of yarn of your choice ( I have used a fingering weight artisan cotton yarn)
- Matching crochet hook to your yarn ( I have used 1.75mm)
- Yarn needle
Gauge: N/A. Use the matching crochet hook suggested for your yarn choice.
Size: Using fingering weight & a 1.75mm crochet hook my Snowflakes are 4cm diameter.
Notes: The snowflakes is made in the round.
How to make Crochet Snowflake
Row 1: Start with a magic circle, chain 1, 6sc into te magic circle, slst into the first sc, close the magic circle. Total: 6sc.
Row 2: Chain 2 (count as the beginning of a puff stitch) continue puff stitch in the same stitch = yarn over, insert hook into stitch, pick up yarn, 3 loops on the hook, yarn over, pull through first 2 loops, 2 loops on the hook, yarn over, insert hook into stitch, pick up yarn, 4 loops on the hook, yarn over, pull through first 2 loops, 3 loops on the hook, yarn over pull through all 3 loops, puff stitch complete, chain 6 (photo 1), sl st into te 3rd from the chain this will create the first picot (photo 2),
chain 3, sl st into the third from the chain creating the second picot (photo 3), chain 3 slst into the third from the chain, sl st into the first picot as shown in photo 4, chain 3,
*puff stitch, chain 6, sl st into te 3rd from the chain this will create the first picot, chain 3, sl st into the third from the chain creating the second picot, chain 3 slst into the third from the chain, sl st into the first picot, chain 3* repeat * 4 more times, sl st into the first puff stitch. Fasten off & weave in your ends.
If you wish make a Snowflake garland, crochet as many Snowflakes as your need, attach the motifs at a picot point to a foundation chain, arrange over your tree, fireplace or your bed.
Congratulations you have made your Crochet Snowflake. I would love to see you crochet creations, please tag me on @moara_crochet on Instagram to share your work.
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