BEV'S FAVORITE SNOWFLAKE
Copyright 1999-2016 Beverly A. Qualheim
you can make one to include in every Christmas card you mail next
Christmas! OR, you can attach one to each gift you give. Great to
make to donate to Nursing Homes as well. Plus, after the
holidays, you can hang several in your kitchen window, using suction
cups and hooks.
Size 8 steel crochet hook
J & P Coats Knit-Cro-Sheen--1 ball will make several
Ch 6, join with a sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc in ring, (ch 2, 2 dc in ring) 5 times; ch 2,
join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 2: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, ch 3, dc in same sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same sp- first shell made;
ch 1, (in next ch-2 sp make shell of 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc; ch 1) 5 times; join with sl st to top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 3: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, ch 3,
work a first shell in same sp; (ch 5, sl st in third ch from hook-picot made;
ch 2 shell in ch-2 sp of next shell)5 times; ch 5, sl st in third ch from hook,
ch 2; join as before.
Rnd 4: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, ch 3, work a first shell in same sp, *(ch 5, sl st in third ch from hook)
3 times; ch 2, shell in ch-2 sp of next shell. Repeat from *4 times more; then rep between ()s 3 times,
ending with ch 2, join.
Fasten off. Stiffen with Fabric stiffener that you can buy at Walmart or any crafts store, or
mix equal parts white glue and water. You can dip the snowflake in this mixture, gently squeeze, and then pin to a
piece of foam and let dry.