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First Frost Snowflake - Free Pattern

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Frost Flakes – First Frost

Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team

Finished Measurements: Diameter: 6”

Materials

 

Premier Yarns® Afternoon Cotton (100% egyptian giza mercerized cotton; 50gm/136 yds) #22-01 White – 1 ball

 

Hook

US size F-5 (3.75mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions

Tapestry needle, spray or powder starch for slight stiffening

 

Gauge

Rnds 1-2 = 3” across

Save time, check your gauge

 

Snowflake

Ch 7, join with sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, work 2 dc in ring, [ch 3, 3 dc in ring] 5 times, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join – 6 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 2: Sl st to ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, ch 2, * (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 2; rep from * 4 more times, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3 to join – 12 ch-2 sps.

Rnd 3: Sl st to ch-2 sp, * [ch 5, sl st in 5th ch from hk] 3 times, sl st in 3rd sl st from hk (base of 1st picot) sl st in ch-2 sp, sl st in next 2 dc, ch 11, sl st in 5th ch from hook, ch 6, sl st in 6th ch from hk, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hk, sl st in 3rd sl st from hook (base of 1st picot), ch 6, sk 2 dc, sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in next ch-2 sp, rep from * 5 more times.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Pin out snowflake so that the points are distinct. Spray with spray starch or wet snowflake in liquid starch to stiffen.

 

Abbreviations

beg                        beginning

ch                           chain

dc                           double crochet

rep                         repeat

rnd                         round

sl st                        slip stitch

sp                           space

 

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