28 December 2020

Snowflake Monday

I think everyone in my neighborhood must know how much I love snowflakes! Just look at all the glorious inspiration left on my porch, mostly in secret, throughout the last two weeks!

Can you guess which flake I tried to create this week?

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, 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

Let It Snowflake I Instructions

Make magic ring.

Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc in ring, [ch 1, 3 dc in ring] 5 times; 1 hdc in 2nd ch of starting ch 2 to form 6th ch 1 sp of Round. Pull magic circle tight. 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 2: 1 sc over post of hdc directly below, [ch 7, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each of next 2 ch (Branch A made), ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch (Branch B made), ch 8, working back down post 1 sc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch, ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, sk Branch B, sl st in next ch, ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 2 ch, sk Branch A, sl st in each of next 3 ch, sk over next Round 1 3/dc group, 1 sc in next ch 1 sp, ch 12, sl st in 4th ch from hook and in each of next 8 ch, 1 sc in same ch 1 sp] 6 times, omitting last sc of final repeat; 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. That is great that you got snowflakes galore

  2. Received more than a few last night ;) Also, I have a black cat named 'Snowflake' (not named by me) Snowflakes Rock!!!


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