Crafts by Starlight
Pretty! Delicate! Crochet Snowflakes for your Christmas tree or a present decoration. Great for neighbor gifts.
Materials: Size 10 thread, Size 1.33 mm crochet hook, fabric stiffener, piece of Styrofoam, Pins, and ribbon of your choice (optional).
SL = Slip Stitch
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
Base: Ch 10, SL to 1st CH made to form ring, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 1: In Ch 10 ring: (SC, CH 15, 3 SC) 5 times, SL to 1st SC made, tie off hide string.
Rnd 2: Connect thread to a CH 15 sp in prev. row; (CH 20, SC in next CH 15 sp) 4 times, CH 15, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.
Rnd 3: In each CH 20 sp around; (*SC, CH 5 rep from * 5 times, SC, CH 8, SC in 7th CH from hook, CH 12, SC in 12th CH from hook, CH 7, SC in 7th CH from hook, CH 2, *SC in Same CH 20 SP, CH 5, Rep from * 5 times, CH 20) rep 4 more times, SL to 1 SC made, Tie off and hide string.
1st: Take Fabric stiffener and stiffen the snowflake.
2nd: Place plastic wrap around your piece of Styrofoam.
3rd: pin your snowflake to Styrofoam in the shape you desire.
4th: Let your snowflake dry or use blow dryer for faster results.
5th: (optional) make a bow out of ribbon and hot glue it to one front corner of the snowflake.
6th: (optional) take a strand of ribbon and form a loop and glue onto the back of the snowflake.