The Yarn Snowflake pattern is an easy crochet pattern that uses small amounts of yarn! This is a fun and easy project that uses basic stitches. This is a great gift for teachers, neighbors, or anyone on your gift list. Add them as a package topper or make several of them for a garland, or add them to your tree, there are so many ways to enjoy these! Here we go…
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Skill Level: Easy
Size: Finished size 5 inches wide by 5 inches tall (unblocked).
Red Heart With Love Metallic – Color (A) White (5 yards)
Red Heart WIth Love – Color (B): Hollyberry (2 yards)
Hook: 6.00 mm (US J/10)
Yarn Information: Red Heart With Love
Skein Weight: Solids: 7oz (198 g) Multis: 5oz (141g) Stripes: 5 oz (141 g)
Yardage: Solids: 370yds (338m) Multis: 230yds (211m) Stripes: 223 yards (204 m)
Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Care Instructions: Machine wash warm, gentle cycle. Tumble dry low; do not over dry. Do not bleach. Do not iron. For best results hand wash, lay flat to dry. Dry cleaning: solvent.
Gauge: 3 1/2 Inches across after Round 2.
I crochet on the loose side, so you may need to go up on the hook size if you crochet tightly.
Gauge is not critical to the design.
Abbreviations: In US Terminology
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
ssc – standing single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
Picot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook. See Video and Photo Tutorial: How To Make A Picot.
Standing single crochet – ssc: with slip knot on your hook, insert into stitch, yo, pull through stitch, yo, pull through both loops on hook.
- Worked in rounds.
- Written in US terminology.
- Stitch count at the end of each row indicated inside ( ).
- Round 2- Red Ch 6, sc; White Ch 4, sl st. This makes the Red loops taller than the White loops on purpose.
Additional video to help with alternating the two colors for Round 2 is available. The stitch count is different for this snowflake than in the video, but the concept and stitch placement is the same.
Click here for the video on Chain Loop Tutorial.
Pattern Starts Here
Color A (White) – Ch 4, sl st to beginning ch to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 12 sc in ring, sl st to beginning sc. (12 sc).
Note: Using two Colors A and B for Round 2, untwist the yarn every couple of loops to keep it separated and easier to work with. The current Color on hook is worked in front of the dropped Color.
Round 2 Color A (White) Ch 4, drop loop off hook. Add Color B (Red) in next st with ssc, Ch 6, drop loop off hook, push Ch to back, *Color A (White): pick up loop onto hook, sl st in next st, ch 4, drop loop off hook. Color B (Red): pick up loop onto hook, sc in next st, ch 6, drop loop off hook*, Repeat *-* around to last 2 loops. With last Color A (White), sl st in last open st, sl st in first 2 chs of next white loop, 1 sc in same white ch sp, drop loop off hook, Color B (Red) pick up loop onto hook, sl st to base of beginning red ssc. (3 loops of each Color). End off Color B (Red).
Round 3: Pick up Color A (White) loop onto hook, *ch 4, [1 sc, picot, 1 sc] in red ch loop, ch 4, 1 sc in white ch loop*, repeat *-* around, end with ch 4, sl st to beginning sc. (6 picots, 12 ch 4 loops).
End of Pattern.
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