Certainly, here’s a basic crochet snowflake tutorial along with a simple pattern. Crocheting snowflakes is a fun and festive way to create beautiful decorations for the winter season.
- Size G/6 (4.0 mm) crochet hook
- Worsted weight yarn in white or desired snowflake color
- Yarn needle
- Ch: Chain
- Sl st: Slip stitch
- Sc: Single crochet
- Dc: Double crochet
- Tr: Treble crochet
- Picot: Ch 3, sl st into the third ch from hook
Round 1: Make a magic ring.
Ch 1, 12 sc into the ring. Join with a sl st to the first sc. Pull the magic ring tight. (12 sc)
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in the same st as join, ch 5, skip 1 st, sc in the next st, ch 5 repeat around. Join with a sl st to the first sc. (6 ch-5 spaces)
Round 3: Sl st into the first ch-5 space, ch 1, (sc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, sc) all in the same ch-5 space, ch 5, (sc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, sc) in the next ch-5 space repeat around. Join with a sl st to the first sc. (6 petals)
Round 4: Sl st into the first dc of any petal, ch 6, sc in the second ch of the ch-6, ch 3, skip the ch-3 space and the sc of the next petal, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch 3, sc in the third ch of the ch-6, ch 3, sc in the same dc as the beginning of this round repeat around. Join with a sl st to the first ch of the starting ch-6. (6 points)
Round 5: Sl st into the first ch-6 space, *ch 1, (sc, hdc, 3 dc, picot, 3 dc, hdc, sc) all in the same ch-6 space, skip the next sc, repeat from * around. Join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Finishing: Block the snowflake by gently shaping it and spraying it with water, then allowing it to dry completely. This will help the snowflake hold its shape and lay flat.
Feel free to customize your snowflake by using different stitch combinations, adding more rounds, or changing the yarn colors. Crocheting snowflakes can be a creative and enjoyable way to add a personal touch to your winter decor.