Starry Snowflake - Free Crochet Pattern

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STARRY SNOWFLAKE

CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

Easy Skill

 

Size:About 4" across

 

Materials:Size 10 Crochet Cotton: White (W) - 15 yards.

 

Crochet Hook:Steel 7 (1.65 mm)

 

 

Abbreviations

beg - beginning
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over

JOINING WITH SC

When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

 

Special Stitches

Cluster (cl):Keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 5 tr in st or sp indicated, yo and pull through all loops on hook.

 

General Starching Directions

Cut a piece of cardboard larger than the article to be stiffened. Cover the cardboard with clear plastic wrap. Lay the article on the plastic, stretch out and pin into the correct shape. Generously spray with heavy spray starch. Allow to dry completely. This method allows for washing and re-starching whenever necessary.

 

SNOWFLAKE

Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting at center, with White, ch 1 (center ch), ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), (dc in center ch, ch 2) 7 times; join with sl st to first dc. (8 dc)

DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.

Rnd 2:Sl st to ch-2 sp, ch 4 (counts as first tr), keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 4 tr in same sp, yo and pull through all loops on hook, ch 11, * cl in next ch-2 sp, ch 11, rep from * around; join with sl st in top of first cl.

Rnd 3:Sl st in next 2 ch, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next 3 ch, * (dc, ch 3, sl st in first ch (picot made), ch 5, sl st in first ch (picot made), ch 3, sl st in first ch (picot made), dc) in next ch, dc in next 4 ch, sk last ch of this ch-11 lp, skip first ch of next ch-11 lp, dc in next 4 ch, rep from * around; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Finishing

- Starch into a star-shaped 4-inch circle using general starching directions.

 

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