Star Snowflake – Free Crochet Pattern

Just as there are an infinite number of real snowflakes, the possibilities for crochet snowflakes are also endless. If you have never tried crocheting with crochet cotton thread before, a snowflake pattern like this is a good place to start.  You will get instant gratification when you create your first thread craft project.

Use your snowflakes for ornaments, package decorations or as gifts for family and friends.


Star Snowflake Christmas Ornament

FP291
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2010 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 3” across
Materials: Size 10 Crochet Cotton: White (W) – 15 yards.
Crochet Hook: Steel 7 (1.65 mm)

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

General Starching Directions
Cut a piece of cardboard larger than the article to be stiffened. Cover the cardboard with clear plastic wrap.
Lay the article on the plastic, stretch out and pin into the correct shape.
Generously spray with heavy spray starch. Allow to dry completely.
This method allows for washing and re-starching whenever necessary.

SNOWFLAKE
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with White, ch 8, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 23 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc.
DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.
Rnd 2: Ch 8, * skip next 2 dc, sc in next dc, ch 7; rep from * around, end; sl st in first ch of beg ch-8.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (4 sc, ch 3, 4 sc) in ea lp around; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 12 (counts as first dc and ch 9), * dc in next sc, ch 9; rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, (6 sc, ch 3, 6 sc) in ea lp around; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 6: Ch 16 (counts as first dc and ch 13), * dc in next sc, ch 13; rep from * around; join.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, (10 sc, ch 3, 10 sc) in ea lp around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
– Starch into a star-shaped 3-inch circle using general starching directions.

All Rights Reserved ©2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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