Monday, November 19, 2012

Crochet snowflake - free pattern

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The last time I shared a proper crochet tutorial with you was back on November 5, 2011. That was more than a year ago! I can't believe it! That was very lazy of me. Typically me! So here is one. This hexagon would make a lovely Christmas tree ornament.

To say the truth I didn't have any snowflake or hexagon in my mind while creating this. I was working on a flower for a flower scarf and surfing the net simultaneously. I went wrong somewhere and instead of a flower I ended up with a hexagon. Anyway it looked pretty, so I made a few changes here and there and made this lovely christmas tree ornament.

It measures about 5.5 x 5.5 inches. I used light worsted weight/DK yarn and a size H/5.00 mm hook. If you want a smaller hexagon you can replace the hook with a smaller one.

Abbreviations used:
ch - chain
sc - single crochet (UK - double crochet)
dc - double crochet (UK -  treble)
dc2tog - double crochet 2 stitches worked together
dc3tog - double crochet 3 stitches worked together
sl st - slip stitch
ch-sp - chain space

Using white ch 4 and join to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc2tog into ring, ch 2, (dc3tog, ch 2) 5 times into ring. Join with a sl st to the beg of round. Fasten off.

Round 2: Join red into any 2ch-sp. ch 3, dc, ch 2, dc2tog into same space, **ch 2 (dc2tog, ch 2, dc2tog) into next 2ch-sp** Rep from ** to ** around. Join with a sl st to the beginning of round.

Round 3: Sl st into next 2ch-sp, ch 3, dc, ch 5, dc2tog in same space, ch 3, **(dc2tog, ch 1, dc2tog) in next 2ch-sp, ch 3, (dc2tog, ch 5, dc2tog) in next 2ch-sp, ch 3** Rep from ** to ** around. Join with a sl st to the beginning of round.

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, **(2 sc, ch 5, 2 sc) in next 5ch-sp, sc in next dc2tog, sc in next 3ch-sp, sc in next dc2tog, sc in 1ch-sp, sc in next dc2tog.** Rep from ** to ** around. Join with a sl st to the beginning of round.

Tie a ribbon to one corner and your Christmas tree ornament is ready.

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  1. Love this little ornament! Thanks for sharing!
    Eileen :)

  2. It is just lovely, thank you.

  3. It is very pretty, I think I might make some for my tree. thank you for share!

  4. Oooh lovely. Perfect for decorating my dresser in the kitchen and the tree.
    Thanks very much for the pattern.

  5. nice pattern and great pictures to illustrate! :)thanks for sharing.

  6. So lovely!!! Thanks so much for sharing the great pattern!
    Happy week !

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  7. Cute !
    Have a nice week.

  8. That's a lovely snowflake, thank you so much for sharing the pattern!

  9. Que lindo floco e enfeite! beijos,chica

  10. That is a pretty little ornament. Gosh, so many projects, so little time. Have a wonderful week. Tammy

  11. I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

    I hope to see you there!
    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  12. Thank you for sharing your nice flake.I like your blog.So beatiful.
    Greetings from germany,Ulli

  13. ths s perfect for the upcoming christmas season...beautiful combination...

  14. Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog!
    Happy weekend!

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  15. Thank you so much for sharing this at Make Something Mondays! You've been featured this week! Come on by and check it out! Have a great day!

    ~ Sarah

  16. Obrigada por nos ensinar a fazer este enfeite.
    Venha ver o meu.

  17. I wanted to thank you for sharing this pattern with us. I'm making a few of these as gift toppers. They really are cute. Thanks again...


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