12 December 2016

Snowflake Monday

Lexi Walker has grown up so much since the first time I saw her...

You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Thanks, and enjoy!

Finished Size: 4 inches from point to point
Materials: Size 10 crochet thread, size 7 crochet hook, 1.25-inch 2-holed heart button, empty pizza box, wax paper or plastic wrap, cellophane tape, water soluble school glue or desired stiffener, water, glitter, small container for glue/water mixture, paintbrush, stick pins that won't be used later for sewing, clear thread or fishing line

Noel Snowflake Instructions

Round 1: 1 sc in button hole, ch 9,[1 sc in same buttonhole, ch 9] 2 times, 1 sc in next buttonhole, [ch 9, 1 sc in same buttonhole] 3 times; ch 9, sl st in starting sc.
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Round 2: * 5 sc in next ch 9 sp, ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 3 ch, ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 5 ch, ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 3 ch, working back down branch, sl st in next 2 ch (tri-picot branch made), 5 sc in same ch 9 sp; repeat from * around 5 times; sl st in starting sc; bind off. Weave in ends.

Finish: Tape wax paper or plastic wrap to top of empty pizza box. Pin snowflake to box on top of wax paper or plastic wrap.

If using glue, mix a few drops of water with a teaspoon of glue in small washable container. Paint snowflake with glue mixture or desired stiffener. Sprinkle lightly with glitter. Wash paintbrush and container thoroughly. Allow snowflake to dry at least 24 hours. Remove pins. Gently peel snowflake from wax paper or plastic wrap. Attach 10-inch clear thread to one spoke, weaving in end. Wrap fishing line around tree branch (or tape to ceiling or any overhead surface) and watch snowflake twirl freely whenever you walk by! Snowflake also may be taped to window or tied to doorknob or cabinet handle.

1 comment :

  1. Can't go wrong with a sparkly heart. She sure can sing indeed.


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