19 October 2020

Snowflake Monday

Today's snowflake is in honor and support of Nancy in her battle. You got this, Girlfriend! Stay strong! Our prayers are with you!

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: 3.5 inches from point to point Materials: Size 10 crochet thread, size 7 crochet hook, 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

A Snowflake for Nancy Instructions

Make magic ring.

Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc in ring, [ch 3, 3 dc in ring] 5 times; ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 3 tip of Round. Don't pull magic ring too tight.

Round 2: Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc and ch 3), [1 fpdc around next Round 1 dc, sk next dc, 1 fpdc around next dc, ch 3, 1 dc in next ch 3 tip, ch 5, 1 dc in same tip, ch 3] 6 times, omitting last dc and last ch 3 of final repeat; sl st in 2nd ch of starting ch 5. If you're not reading this pattern on Snowcatcher, you're not reading the designer's blog. Please go here to see the original.

Round 3: Ch 5 (counts as 1 dc and ch 3), 1 fpdc around Round 2 starting ch 2 that counts as dc, [1 fpdc around each of next 2 Round 2 dc, ch 3, 1 fpdc around next Round 2, dc, ch 3, 1 fpdc around same Round 2 dc, 1 dc in next ch 5 tip, ch 5, 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook (picot tip made), ch 2, 1 dc in same ch 5 tip*, 1 fpdc around next Round 2 dc, ch 3, 1 fpdc around same dc] 6 times, ending here * on final repeat; sl st in 2nd ch of starting ch 5; 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 the snowflake twirl freely whenever you walk by! Snowflake also may be taped to window or tied to doorknob or cabinet handle.


  1. Best wishes to Nancy! A lovely flake as always.

  2. Pass along healing thoughts to Nancy... inspiring snowflake!

  3. Good wishes to Nancy. Nice snowflake as usual. :-) Regula


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