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Classic Snowflake Motif

A Free Crochet Pattern For a Snowflake Applique


Snowflake Motif

Use this snowflake motif to decorate your winter crochet and craft projects.

© Erica Jackofsky

Use this snowflake alone or with other snowflake motifs to decorate all your winter craft projects.

Skill Level: Easy

6 grams (approximately 3 yards) of Cascade 220 [100% wool; 220 yards; 100 grams; worsted weight]
Color: “White”

If you wish to make substitutions choose a worsted weight yarn for a snowflake of similar size. For smaller snowflakes choose thinner yarn.

Crochet Hook:
US size G (4.5mm) crochet hook

8 sc and 9 rnds = 2” using a size G (4.5mm) hook.
Gauge is given as a reference only. It’s not critical for this project.

Finished Size:
Approximately 4 x 4”

Tapestry needle

Crochet Abbreviations Used in This Pattern
* = a repeat in the pattern
ch = chain
rep = repeat
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
st(s) = stitch(es)

Snowflake Applique
Ch 4, sl st in 1st ch to form ring.

Foundation Rnd: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), 11 sc into center of ring, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 12 sc.

Rnd 1: *Ch 5, sk next sc, sl st in next sc; rep from * 5 times more -- 6 ch-5 sps.

Rnd 2: *ch 3, [ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook] 3 times to create 3 picots, work 1 sc in each of the 3 ch sts created immediately before the picots, 2 sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 3, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, 2 sc in ch-5 sp, sl st in next sl st; rep from * 5 times more.

Fasten off and weave in ends using tapestry needle.

Matching Snowflake Hat

Need an idea for using this snowflake motif? Check out the snowflake cloche hat pattern.

See more crochet patterns by Erica Jackofsky.

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