Pretty Picot Snowflake Pattern
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Size 10 crochet thread
- 2 mm steel hook
- Sewing needle, fabric stiffener
Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart.
Picot (p): Chain 3, work 1 single crochet in first chain made.
Triple picot (tr-p): Work 3 picots, slip stitch into base of first picot made.
Finished snowflake measures approx 4 in.
Ch 5 (counts as ch 1 and 1st tr).
Round 1: Work 1 tr in furthest chain from hook, ch 3, *2 tr in same ch as last stitch was made, ch 3, rep from * 4 more times, join in top of beg ch — 12 tr sts.
Round 2: Sl st in next tr, *[1 sc, ch 4, 1 sc] in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, p, ch 1, rep from * 5 more times, join in 1st sc — 12 ch-4 loops.
Round 3: Sl st in next ch-4 sp, ch 4 (counts as tr), [1 tr, ch 3, 2 tr] in same ch-4 sp, ch 3, *[2 tr, ch 3, 2 tr] in next ch-4 sp, ch 3, rep from * 4 more times, join in beg ch 4 — 12 ch-3 loops.
Round 4: Sl st in next tr, *[2 sc, p, 2 sc] in next ch-3 sp, ch 7, skip next ch-3 sp, rep from * 5 more times, join in 1st sc — 6 ch-8 sp.
Round 5: *Ch 3, p, ch 3, [1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 tr, tr-p, 1 tr, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc] in next ch-7 sp, rep from * 5 more times, Sl st around beg ch 3 — 12 p points.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Wrap a flat piece of Styrofoam or thick cardboard with wax paper and tape to secure. Using straight pins, pin the snowflakes right side down onto the Styrofoam/cardboard, making sure to straighten each point. Using a small paintbrush, apply a thin coat of fabric stiffener over the snowflakes. Let sit until dry or as long as directed on the stiffening product. Once dry, sew a piece of thread through the top of each snowflake and knot the thread to create a loop.
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