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11 Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns

Decorate for Winter or the Christmas Holidays With These Crocheted Snowflakes

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Swirling snowflakes provide us with inspiration galore. It's amazing that each one is a unique, one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Crochet is an ideal medium for capturing the dazzling beauty of a snowflake; think of crocheted snowflakes as a fascinating exploration in fiber and symmetry.

Beginner-Friendly Crochet Snowflake Trivet

Crochet Snowflake Trivet
Crochet Snowflake Trivet -- Photo © Michael Solovay

This simple crocheted trivet is shaped like a retro-style mod snowflake. The three-dimensional effect is created using metal bottle caps, which are covered with crocheted circle shapes. It's a fun, earth-friendly crochet project that allows you to upcycle materials which would otherwise be tossed in the trash. Best of all, it's simple enough for beginners to crochet.

Easy Crochet Snowflake Pattern

Easy Crochet Snowflake
Easy Crochet Snowflake Pattern -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This is an easy pattern that utilizes basic crochet stitches.

Easy Winter Snowflake Applique

Crocheted Winter Snowflake Appliques
Crocheted Winter Snowflake Appliques -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This snowflake is easy to crochet; it features basic stitches and simple shaping.

Snowflake Potholders

Snowflake Potholder
Snowflake Potholder – Photo © Amy Solovay

A snowflake applique adds a lacy touch, plus a bit of dimension, to this two-toned potholder.

Beaded Crochet Snowflake - Free Pattern

Crochet Beaded Snowflake
Crochet Beaded Snowflake - Photo © Amy Solovay, Licensed to About.com, Inc.

Here's a pretty beaded snowflake with a multitude of possible uses. I used mine to decorate the cover of a winter-themed mini scrapbook album. I am sure you can think of plenty of other creative uses as well.

If the winter holidays tend to sneak up on you, this is one of those projects you'll want to make a note of. It's a lightweight crochet project you can make ahead of time, even during the summer months.

Snowflake Cloche Hat Pattern

Snowflake Cloche Hat
Snowflake Cloche Hat -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

The crocheted snowflake catches your eye when you attach it to this cloche hat; but you can remove the snowflake, which is great because that would allow you to wear the hat well into spring and fall.

Five-Point Snowflake Applique

Five Point Snowflake Applique
Five Point Snowflake Applique -- Photo © Erica Jackofsky

This imaginative snowflake pattern is by Erica Jackofsky.

Shimmering Lace Snowflake Pattern

Designer: Cheri Mancini

Where to Get the Free Crochet Pattern: It's posted at Cheri's crochet website, and linked above.

Materials Used to Crochet the Snowflake: Size 10 crochet thread; the designer used a shimmery thread -- Royale thread in the White/Pearl color. Crochet hook: size 7.

About This Pattern: When crocheted using the designer's suggested materials, this snowflake measures about four inches. This is an intricate, delicate looking snowflake that is simply beautiful. Blocking and stiffening are required to achieve the results pictured on Cheri's website.

Crochet Lace Snowflake

Designer: Cheri Mancini

Where to Get the Free Crochet Pattern: It's posted at Cheri's crochet website, and linked above.

Materials Used to Crochet the Snowflake: Size 10 crochet thread; the sample snowflake was crocheted using white/pearl Royale thread. Crochet hook: size 7.

About This Snowflake: It's gorgeous!

Crochet Snowflake Garland

Crochet Skill Level: Intermediate

Where to Get the Free Crochet Pattern: It's posted at the Coats and Clark website, and linked above.

Materials Used to Crochet the Snowflake: Red Heart Super Saver yarn and a size F/5 crochet hook

About This Pattern: If you crochet this design exactly like the project sample, you'll have a garland that can be used as a Christmas decoration. However, you could crochet only the first snowflake if you'd rather have a single snowflake instead of an entire garland.

Designer: Mary Jane Protus

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