Winter Bliss SnowflakeDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This fast and easy snowflake is just another flake to add to your flurry of snowflake patterns. Enjoy!
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Size 10 crochet cotton in white. Southmaid was used in the example
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends
3oz Paper cup
Fabric Stiffener of Choice
Rust proof pins
Plastic wrap covered foam board
Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 8sc = 1"
Finished Size: 3" diam
Skill Level: Beginner
RND 1: Ch6. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch5. Dc in ring, ch2, 11 times. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.
RND 2: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch6, dc in same sp. Ch3. Sk next ch2 sp. *Dc, ch3, dc in next sp. Ch3. Sk next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch6.
RND 3: Slst into the first ch3 sp. Ch5, dc, ch5, dc, ch2, dc in same sp. Ch3. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. *Dc, ch2, dc, ch5, dc, ch2, dc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.
RND 4: Ch5. Sk next dc. (Dc, ch5, slst in 5th ch from hook, 3 times in next ch5 sp. Dc in same sp.) Ch2. Sk next dc. Dc in next dc. Ch3. *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk next dc. Rep bet () once. Ch2. Sk next dc. Dc in next dc. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5. Fasten off & weave ends into back of work.
STEP 1: Pour about 1-2 tbsp of stiffener into paper cup. Dip snowflake into fabric stiffener.
STEP 2:Lay out snowflake onto wrapped foam board and stretch & pin into desired shape. Allow to dry overnight. You might need to dab off excess glue with a paper towel. You can sprinkle irridescent glitter on the snowflake while it is very wet.
STEP 3: When completely dry, remove from foam board and attach an ornament hanger to one of the center points.
Design written on Wednesday, December 06, 2006. Copyright ©2006 By Julie A. Bolduc p103043JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.