Snowflakes

Snowflakes

 

Material you need: 
Small amount of cotton yarn
Crochet hook size 3.5
Darning needle
Spray starch (optional)

Abbreviations:
• ch chain
• sts stitches
• sl st slip stitch
• dc double crochet
• tr treble crochet

What to do: 

Base ring: Make 6 ch and join with sl st into 1 ch to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch3 (counts as 1tr), 18tr into ring. Sl st into 3rd of ch-3 to finish the round.
Round 2: 1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc, 5 ch, 1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc, all into the same stitch as sl st from previous round. Work 1 dc into the next 2 sts. *1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc, 5 ch, 1 dc, 3 ch, 1 dc, all into the next stitch. Work 1 dc into the next 2 sts* Repeat from * to * 4 times more to make 6 snowflake points in total. To complete round, sl st into the 1st dc that you made at beginning of round.

Either fasten off, or ch 15 and join with a sl st into the same st to form a hanging loop.
Weave in loose ends.

Finishing:

Block snowflake by spraying lightly with water or starch. Pin out each point to define the shape and leave to dry.