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FROM:  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/6910/snoflake.htm

(copied 3-26-00)

Crochet Snowflakes

Materials needed:

Knit-cro-sheen size 10 (or size 30 and equivalent size hook for miniature snowflakes) and a size 7 or 8 steel crochet hook.

Stiffen snowflakes using 1 part water to 3 parts glue. Pin and shape on plactic covered foam board.

Snowflake #1: (approx. 5.5 inches)

Chain 8, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: (Sc, dc, tr, dc, sc) 6 times in ring. Sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Sl st to first tr, *ch 6, sc in next tr, ch 4, sl st in sc, repeat frm * around.

Rnd 3: Sl st to center of ch-6 lp, * ch 9, sc in center of next ch-6 lp, ch 4, sl st in sc, repeat from * around.

Rnd 4: * 6 sc over first half of ch-9 lp, ch 6, sl st in 4th chain from hook for picot, chain 8, sc in 6th ch from hook, ch 5, sl st in sc, ch 8, sc in 6th ch from hook, ch 7, sl st in sc, ch 5 sl st in same sc, ch 8, sc in 6th ch from hook, ch 5, sl st in sc, sh 6, sl st in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, 6 sc over 2nd half of ch-9 lp, sc in picot between ch-9 lps, ch 5, sc in picot, ch 7, sc in picot, ch 5, sc in picot, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Snowflake #2: (approx 3 inches)

Chain 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: * Ch 14, sc in ring, repeat fron * 5 more times, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: * 5 sc in first half of ch-14 lp; in center of lp work ch 6, sc, ch 7, sc, ch 8, sc, ch 7, sc, ch 6, sc; 4 sc in last half of ch-14 lp, repeat from * around, sl st in first sc. End off.

 

Snowflake #3: (approx. 3.25 inches)

Chain 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 5, (dc in ring, ch 2) 11 times, sl st in 3rd ch of ch 5.

Rnd 2: Sc in first ch-2 sp; * (ch 5, sc in 4th ch from hook) 3 times, ch 4, sl st in last sc made, ch 3, sl st in same sc, (ch 2, sl st in next sc, ch 3, sl st in same sc) twice, ch 2, sl st in same ch-2 sp; sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in 4th ch from hook, ch 4, sl st in sc, ch 3, sl st in same sc, ch 2, sc in same ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Snowflake #4: (approx. 4 inches)

Chain 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in ring, ch 12, (2 dc in ring, ch 12) 5 times, sl st in top of ch 3 at beg of rnd.

Rnd 2: * Sc in space between 2 dc, ch 8, sl st in 7th ch from hook, ch 1, sl st in 7th sc in first half of ch-12 lp, (ch 8, sc in 7th ch from hook) twice, ch 8 sl st in 7th ch from hook, (ch 1, sl st in next sc, ch 6, sl st in same sc) twice, ch 1, 7 sc in 2nd half of ch-12 lp, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Snowflake #5: (approx. 3.5 inches)

Chain 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 ( counst as first dc), dc in ring, ch 2, (2 dc in ring, ch 2) 5 times, sl st to top of ch 3.

Rnd 2: * Sc in sp between the 2 dc, 2 sc, in next ch-2 sp, (ch 7, sl st in 5th ch from hook) 7 times, ch 3, 2 more sc in ch-2 sp, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Snowflake #6: (approx. 5.5 inches)

Chain 6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc in ring, ch 3, (2 dc in ring, ch 3) 5 times, sl st in top of ch 3 at beg of rnd.

Rnd 2: Sl st in center of first ch-3 sp, ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook, dc in ch-3 sp, ch 5, * dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook, dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 5, repeat from * around, sl st in ch at bottom of first picot.

Rnd 3: Sl st in back of first picot, sl st to center offirst ch-5 sp, ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hook, tr in same ch-5 sp, * ch 9, tr in next ch-5 sp, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook, tr in center of same ch-5 sp, repeat from * around, ch 9, sl st in ch at bottom of first picot.

Rnd 4: * Ch 11, sc in 6th ch from hook, ch 7, sl st in sc, ch 5, sl st in same sc, (ch 9, sc in 6th ch from hook, ch 7, sl st in sc, ch 5, sl st in same sc) twice, ch 5 sl st in top of next tr, sl st in next 5 ch of ch-9 lp,ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook, sl st in next 4 ch and in top of next tr, repeat from * around, end sl st in first st. End off.


 

Double Star:

Chain 8, sl st in first chain to form ring.

Rnd 1: (Ch 9, sc in ring) 6 times.

Rnd 2: Sl st in each ch to center of first ch 9, ( ch 9, sl st in center of next ch-9 lp) 5 times, ch 9, sl st in first ch of first ch 9.

Rnd 3: Sl st in each of next 2 ch, *ch 14, sl st in 6th ch of same ch-9 lp, ch 9, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot, (ch 4,sl st in 4th ch from hook ) twice, sl st in same ch with first picot, ch 5 sl st in 3rd ch of next ch-9 lp, repeat from * around. End off.

Starch and pin into shape until dry

Star:

Chain 9, sl st in first chain to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 5, dc in ring, (ch 2, dc in ring)6times, ch 2, sl st in 3rd ch of ch 5 - 8 spaces.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st with sl st, * (ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot) 3 times, sl st in same ch as first picot, ch 4, sc in same st with last sc, sc in next sp, (ch 10, sc in same sp) twice, sc in next dc, repeat from * around, end with sl st in first sc.

Starch and pin into shape until dry

Petals:

Chain 9, sl st in first chain to form ring.

 

Rnd 1: Ch 5, dc in ring, (ch 2, dc in ring)6times, ch 2, sl st in 3rd ch of ch 5 - 8 spaces.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st with sl st, *ch 8, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot, ch 15, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot, sl st in same ch with first picot, ch 4, sc in same st with last sc, sc in next sp, ch 15, sc in same sp, sc in next dc, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Starch and pin into shape until dry.

Diamonds:

Chain 6, sl st in first chain to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, 8 sc in ring. Join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 7, sc in same sc, (sc in next sc, ch 7, sc in same sc) 7 times, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 3: Sl st in 3rd chain of ch 7, ch 1, 2 sc in lp, ch 1, 2 sc in next lp, ch 7, * 2 sc in next lp, ch 1, 2sc in next lp, ch 7, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in each of next 2 sc, * ch 4, 4 tr in ch-7 lp, ch 4, sc in next 2 sc, sc in ch-1 sp, sc in next 2 sc, repeat from * around, end ch 4, sl st in first sc.

Rnd:5 Ch 1, * sc in each of first 3 sc (ch 5, sl st in 4th ch from hook for picot) twice, ch 4, sl st in 4th ch from hook, sl st in same ch as last picot, sl st in next ch, make ch-4 picot, sl st in same ch with first picot, sl st in next ch, sc in same sc with last sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, 4 sc in ch-4 lp, ch 4; holding back last lp of each tr, sk first tr, tr in each of next 3 tr, yo hook and through 4 lps on hook (tr cluster made), ch 4, 4 sc in next ch-4 lp, repeat from * around, end sl st in first sc. End off.

Starch and pin into shape until dry.