First Frost Snowflake - Free Pattern
Frost Flakes – First Frost
Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Finished Measurements: Diameter: 6”
Premier Yarns® Afternoon Cotton (100% egyptian giza mercerized cotton; 50gm/136 yds) #22-01 White – 1 ball
US size F-5 (3.75mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle, spray or powder starch for slight stiffening
Rnds 1-2 = 3” across
Save time, check your gauge
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.
Weave in ends.
Pin out snowflake so that the points are distinct. Spray with spray starch or wet snowflake in liquid starch to stiffen.
dc double crochet
sl st slip stitch
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