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Sparkle Crochet Snowflake an Easy Pattern

This crochet snowflake pattern sparkles just like freshly fallen snow. Glitter yarn has it’s place and this snowflake is it!

In just a few rounds this little snowflake crochets up quick . Step by step pictures are included in this easy crochet snowflake pattern.

This is a worsted weight yarn crochet snowflake.

picture of finished crochet snowflake easy pattern

What should you do with a crochet snowflake?

My first thought for this crochet snowflakes is to appliqué it onto my son’s Lontano Beanie. It’s made with a light blue yarn that would look beautiful with this snowflake.

But, now I’m thinking I will crochet several of these (or design more) to decorate. A crochet snowflake banner would be lovely across the mantel. It would be easy to join them with twine or a crochet chain.

After you crochet this sparkly snowflake add a loop. Then hang it on your tree. Finally, an ornament my kids won’t break.

Pretty soon we’ll all be wrapping gifts. Adding a crochet snowflake to your gift wrapping gives it that handmade touch.

What other ways would you use this easy crochet snowflake pattern?

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Yarn

For this crochet snowflake pattern I use Loops n Threads Impeccable Glitter. The color is Ice Queen White. It has blue and red glitter threads.

This yarn is perfect for a crochet snowflake. However, I can’t seem to find it anymore. But Mary Maxim has a similar yarn with gold glitter thread that would work well!

There are plenty of yarn with glitter and shiny threads these days. What yarn would you use to crochet this snowflake?

Stitch

This snowflake starts with double crochets in the center. Then we’ll use a series of chains, slip stitches and single crochets to add the points of the flake.

You will work in the round to crochet the sparkle snowflake pattern. Join each round with a slip stitch and continue in the same direction.

Materials

  • any #4 medium worsted weight yarn, pictured is Loops and Threads Impeccable Glitter in Ice Queen White. I used the little ball I had left from the Modern Striped Crochet Blanket.
  • 6mm US size J/10 crochet hook, pictured is my Furls Streamline Swirl in Cherry* I love the comfort and glide of these hooks. And they’re beautiful too, of course.

Stitches/Abbreviations (US Terms)

Gauge

Rnd 1=1.75”/4.5cm diameter

Level

Easy

Construction

The snowflake is worked in the round. This means you will join the last stitch to the first with a slip stitch. On the next round you will continue in the same direction.

Size/Adjustment

5” diameter measured from tip to tip.

I used a 6mm hook and worsted weight yarn. If you use a smaller hook you can get a smaller snowflake. 4mm-6mm crochet hooks work well with worsted weight yarn.

Crochet Snowflake Video Tutorial Pattern

Watch the full step by step video tutorial on my YouTube.

picture of finished crochet snowflake easy pattern

How to Crochet a Snowflake

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $1

Crochet this easy snowflake pattern for the holidays.

Materials

  • #4 medium worsted weight yarn, pictured is Loops 'n Threads Impeccable in Ice Queen White

Tools

  • any size crochet hook that's compatible with your yarn, I used a 6mm.

Instructions

Start with a mc.

    1. Rnd 1. 12 dc in mc, sl st to join.picture of 12 dc in magic circle
    2. Rnd 2. Ch 7, sk next st, sl st to next st.picture of crochet chains for snowflake Rep around: {ch 7, sk next st, sl st to next st}.
    3. Rnd 3. Ch 4, sc in 4th ch from previous rnd, picot,picture of complete picot stitch snowflake ch 4, sl st to sl st}picture of complete snowflake point *{Ch 4, sc in 4th ch of previous rnd, picot, ch 4, sl st to sl st} rep from * around.

Finishing

    You can cut the yarn and weave in the end. Or if you plan to use this as an appliqué you may leave a long tail to sew it down. If you would like to hang it then tie off a loops. Endless options!

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What are you crocheting for the season? Crochet hats are always popular. I love the iris stitch and this cozy beanie from left in Knots looks beautiful in it.

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