Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in white or desired color
  • Crochet hook (size appropriate for your yarn choice)
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations:

  • Ch: Chain
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • Dc: Double crochet
  • Tr: Treble crochet

Snowflake Pattern:

Round 1:

  1. Create a magic ring (adjustable ring) or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring.
  2. Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), 2 dc into the ring, ch 3, 3 dc into the ring (Repeat 4 times in total), ch 3, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3. (You should have 5 groups of 3 dc separated by ch 3 spaces.)

Round 2:

  1. Sl st in the next 2 dc and into the next ch 3 space.
  2. Ch 3, 2 dc into the same ch 3 space, ch 3, 3 dc into the same ch 3 space (first corner made).
  3. Ch 5, skip the next 3 dc, sc in the next ch 3 space, ch 5, skip the next 3 dc, 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc into the next ch 3 space (corner made) (Repeat 4 times in total).
  4. Ch 5, skip the next 3 dc, sc in the next ch 3 space, ch 5, skip the next 3 dc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.
  5. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Finishing:

  • To stiffen your snowflake, you can use a fabric stiffener or a mixture of water and white glue. Dip your snowflake in the mixture, gently squeeze out excess liquid, and shape the snowflake as desired. Allow it to dry on a flat surface.

Congratulations, you’ve created a simple 2-round crochet snowflake! Feel free to experiment with different yarn colors and sizes to create a variety of snowflakes to decorate your space.