Shinny Snowflake Ornament
By Mistie Bush
These snowflakes are super easy and use only a small amount of Coats & Clark Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread and a Coats United Kingdom Milward 2.0 mm Bamboo hook. The metallic thread will give them a sparkle when the lights hit them. They can be made in any color to go with your décor. Make several and place them around the room for holiday coasters.
Yarn: Coats & Clark Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread Mercerized Cotton and Metallic yarn, 100 yds
Gold size 5
Silver size 10
Lying flat Silver unblocked 3 inches blocked 4 ½ inches
Gold unblocked 3 ½ inches blocked 5 inches
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Hdc = half double crochet
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
If making as coasters can leave the hanger off.
Ch 3, join with sl st to form ring
Rnd 1: 8 hdc in ring, join with sl st to 1st hdc (8 hdc)
Rnd 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in same st as join and ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, join with sl st to 1st hdc, (16 hdc)
Rnd 3: ch 1, hdc in same st as join and ch 1, * 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, * repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to 1st hdc (24 hdc)
Rnd 4: * ch 5, sk 1 st, sc in next st, * repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to 1st ch (12 ch 5 sps)
Rnd 5: sl st into ch 5 sp, * ch 5, sc in next ch 5 sp, * repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to 1st sc (12 ch 5 sps)
Rnd 6: sl st to center ch, * ch 10, sc in center ch of next ch 5, * repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to 1st ch (12 ch 10 sps)
Hanger (for ornaments/do not need for coasters)
Ch 15 sl st into beginning ch
Fasten off and weave in ends
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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