Lace Star Snowflake – Free Crochet Pattern


Create an indoor blizzard with all the crochet snowflakes in our collection. 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.

Lace Star Snowflake Christmas Ornament

FP292
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2010 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 5” 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.

Special Stitches
Beginning Cluster (beg-cl): Ch 3, keeping last lp of each st on hook, 2 dc in st or sp indicated.
Cluster (cl): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 3 dc in st or sp indicated, yo and pull through all 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: Sl st to next ch-3 sp, beg-cl, * ch 5, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, ch 2, cl in same sp, ch 9, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, ch 6, cl in next ch-3 sp; rep from * around; join with sl st to first cl. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
– Starch into a star-shaped 5 inch circle using general starching directions.

All Rights Reserved ©2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

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