SheilaSchnauzies is a Miniature Schnauzer rescuer, writer, crochet designer, gardener, crafter, wife, mom & friend living in Omaha, NE.
Let's Crochet A Hexagon Shaped Snowflake!
Here is one of my new snowflake designs for Christmas 2013! It's a little snowflake about 4" diameter (using size 20 Lizbeth thread). If you use #10 thread it will be a bit larger.
I'm rating this pattern intermediate ability because of extensive double treble crochet stitch used in the pattern in both clusters and popcorns. If you'd like to add double treble crochet to your stitch repertoire, just check out the YouTube tutorials below for right and left handed crocheters.
Happy holidays! I hope you enjoy this pattern.
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A Word About Yarn & Thread Selection...
You may use different yarns such as scrap yarns or threads with good results! Just make sure to keep them similar in weight and thickness so as not to throw off the pattern.
The Schnauzer Difficulty Rating! Intermediate Ability
What You Will Need
Small amount Lizbeth Crochet Cotton Size 20 (or your preferred brand)
Crochet hook size 8 or your preferred
(Snowflake may be crocheted in other sizes of crochet thread with accordingly sized crochet hook)
Let's Make The Magic!
Ch 7, join with sl st to form ring.
*Ch 6, SC in ring. Repeat 5 times ending with ch 6, sl st in base of first ch 6. (Six ch-6 loops)
Slip stitch into ch 5 loop. Ch 3, work 4 TRC in loop and complete a TRC Popcorn (5TCP). *Ch 5, SC in top of popcorn just made. *Ch 4, SC in 2nd ch from hook. Ch 2, work 5TCP in next ch 5 loop. Repeat from * around ending with ch 2, sl st in first ch 5 loop.
Ch 6, DTR in same loop. *Ch 6, SC in next ch 3 loop. Ch 6, work (DTRC, Ch 2, DTRC) in next Ch 3 loop. Repeat from * around ending with ch 6, sl st in 4th chain of starting ch 6.
Slip stitch in between first 2 DTRC. Ch 4, (counts as first DTRC) complete a 6-TRC Cluster in same place. *Ch 5, SC in top of cluster just made. Ch 3, work 4 DTRC in next ch 6 space. Work 4 DTRC in next Ch 6 space. Ch 3, work 6-TRC Cluster in next between next two DTRC. Repeat from * around ending with ch 3, sl st in first ch 5 loop.
Ch 4, work 5 DTRC in loop and complete DTRC Cluster. *Ch 5, SC in top of cluster just made. Ch 4, SC in each of next 8 DTRC. CH 4, work 6-DTRC Cluster in next ch 5 loop. Repeat from * around ending with ch 4, sl st in first ch 5 loop.
Ch 4, (counts as first DTRC) work 5 DTRC in loop and complete DTRC Cluster. *Ch 5, SC in top of cluster just made. Ch 7, (work DTRC Cluster over next 3 stitches, ch 5, SC on top of cluster just made) 3 times. Ch 7, work 6 DTRC Cluster in next Ch 5 loop. Repeat from * around ending with ch 7, sl st in first ch 5 loop.
Ch 4 (counts as first DTRC), work 5 DTRC in loop and complete 6-DTRC Cluster. *Ch 5, SC in top of cluster just made. Ch 8, [work (SC-ch 5-SC) in next ch 5 loop. Ch 4, SC in 3rd chain from hook. Ch 2, work (SC-ch 5-SC) in next ch 5 loop] 3 times. Ch 8, work 6-DTRC Cluster in next ch 5 loop. Repeat from * around ending with ch 8, sl st in first ch 5 loop.
Fasten off, weave in end. Attach hanger to any loop.
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Learn The Double Treble Crochet Stitch On YouTube - Right Or Left Handed!
Here's the version for right handed crocheters
And here's the version for left handed crocheters.
A Note From Your Designer...
Hi, I'm SheilaSchnauzies, also published as SheilaSparkles, and my life's passion is designing in Crochet! I also love to share gifts with friends, and this pattern is my gift to you! I give away about 95% of my pattern designs free. The other 5% are sold on my pattern store at Craftsy.com to benefit the vet expenses of my Miniature Schnauzer Rescue, Sheila's Schnauzies.
Just one little favor, please... I would appreciate it if you do not post this pattern anywhere on the Internet or in the 'real world.' Instead, you are most welcome to provide a link to this webpage.
I use a system I call the "Official Schnauzer Difficulty Rating" just for fun, to rate the difficulty of my patterns. If it's a 3/5 or more, I'll explain why I consider it more difficult. A few of my designs use techniques that are a bit unconventional! If it's one of those patterns, I'll warn you ahead of time. I do a lot of custom-fit patterns, for example. They are made to fit YOU, not a measurement from a chart. They're surprisingly easy to do and actually end up fitting. That's a good thing, yes?
So glad you found my patterns! I hope you really enjoy making whatever it is you're making! Crochet hugs, -Sheila