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5-Point Snowflake Applique

A Free Crochet Pattern For a 5-Pointed Snowflake Shape


5-Point Crochet Snowflake

Use this snowflake to embellish hats, bags, sweaters, or anything your mind can imagine.

© Erica Jackofsky

Use this simple snowflake to embellish hats, bags, sweaters, or any other crochet project your imagination can think of. Apply it to a pin, magnet, or hair barrette for even more options.

Use this design along with other snowflake patterns to create your own virtual blizzard!


Skill Level: Easy +

2.5 yards (5.5 grams) of Cascade 220 [100% wool; 220 yards per skein; 100 grams; worsted weight]
Color: “White”

You may use any yarn for this project. The sample shown has been worked from worsted weight yarn, however, you may try anything from fingering to aran weight. By adjusting the yarn weight and appropriate hook you can vary the size of your snowflake without altering the pattern instructions.

Crochet Hook:
US size G (4.5mm) 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 pattern.

Finished Size:
Approximately 6" diameter

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

Pattern Notes
Round 2 intentionally skips beginning chain stitches. The purpose of this is to maintain a seamless look around the entire snowflake.

Snowflake Pattern
Ch 3, sl st in 1st ch to form ring.

Foundation Rnd: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), 9 sc into center of ring, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 10 sc.

Rnd 1: *Ch 3, sk next sc, sl st in next sc; repeat from * 4 times more -- 5 ch-3 sps.

Rnd 2: *5 sc in next ch-3 sp, sl st in next sl st; repeat from * 4 times more -- 20 sc.

Rnd 3: *Ch 5, sk next 2 sc, sl st in next sc, ch 5, [ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook] 3 times to create 3 picots, work 1 sc in each of the 5 ch sts created immediately before the picots, ch 5, sk next 2 sc, sl st in next sl st; repeat from * 4 times more.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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