Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Snowflake
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Cotton Hemp
Pattern Number: L10197 Whether you make it as a Christmas ornament, gift topper, or even as a trivet, these snowflakes add a pretty touch to your space.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 in. (15 cm)

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 30, 2011)
Note: In Rnd 6, you will work sl sts and ch-3's into the chs of the ch-5 AND into the sts of Rnd 5 of the Snowflake. This creates the lacy edging on the outside of the Snowflake. Rnd 6 isn't difficult, but you may want to read carefully through the instructions before beginning! Rnd 6: (*Ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 3, sl st into 2nd same ch) twice, sl st in remaining chs of the ch-5, sl st in next 3 sc 4 sc of Rnd 5 in ch-7 sp, (sl st, ch 3, sl st, ch 3, sl st into same st) in next sc twice, sl st in next 4 sc); rep from * around; join with sl st in base of 1st ch-5. Fasten off.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

5700-500 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Cotton Hemp Yarn: Flour Sack White

Soft white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

NOTES:
Small crochet hook is used to give a tighter gauge, more suitable for a decorative item that will be hung.



In Rnd 6, you will work sl sts and ch-3’s into the chs of the ch-5 AND into the sts of Rnd 5 of the Snowflake.

This creates the lacy edging on the outside of the Snowflake.

Rnd 6 isn’t difficult, but you may want to read carefully through the instructions before beginning!


INSTRUCTIONS



SNOWFLAKE Ch 8, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 16 sc in ring, sl st in top of first sc to join.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc in next sc, ch 5, sk next sc) around; join with sl st in top of first sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc in next sc, 5 sc in next ch-5 sp) around, join with sl st in top of first sc.

Rnd 4: Sl st over to 2nd sc in ch-5 sp, ch 1, (sc in 3rd sc, ch 7, sk next 5 sc) around; join with sl st in top of first sc.

Rnd 5 Ch 1, (sc in next sc, work 7 sc in ch-7 sp) around; join with sl st in top of first sc.

Rnd 6: *Ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 3, sl st into same ch) twice, sl st in remaining chs of the ch-5, sl st in next 3 sc of Rnd 5, (sl st, ch 3, sl st, ch 3, sl st) in next sc, sl st in next 4 sc); rep from * around; join with sl st in base of 1st ch-5.

Fasten off.

FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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