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Snowcatcher. Snowflake Monday. A couple of weeks ago, The Lizard asked when I am going to start making white snowflakes again.

Snowflake Monday

"You don't like them in color? " "Yes, but snowflakes are white," he answered. "What about when they sparkle in the sunlight? " He tipped his head thoughtfully and agreed some snowflakes should be colorful. Yet, I get the message. Snowcatcher: Snowflake Monday. It's nearly 9 p.m.

Snowcatcher: Snowflake Monday

Sunday night as I type this post. Life has been a total whirlwind ever since we returned from the MS-150 in Washington, and it's finally catching up with me. I still have 44 unpublished snowflake patterns I just need to test, and I have 10 snowflakes on my computer desk waiting for patterns to be written. So I won't be running out any time soon, but trying to get to them right now is like scheduling my upcoming mammogram. Not my favorite thing to do, even though it's gotta be done! Today's snowflake was something I worked up for a rock for my garden during the long drive home from the Pacific Northwest. Crochet Treasures: 100 Crochet Snowflakes.

Simple Picot Snowflake. Free Crochet Patterns: Free crochet snowflake patterns. Snowflake Easy Crochet Tutorial – Craft Addicts. Grandma Jennie's Snowflake Pattern: Part 2. Here’s what you’ll need: Size 10 crochet thread2 mm steel hooksewing needlefabric stiffener Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart.

Grandma Jennie's Snowflake Pattern: Part 2

Add this pattern to your Ravelry library. Finished snowflake measures approx 4 in. Ch 6, join with Sl st in furthest ch from hook to form a ring. Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as st), work 16 scs into ring, join in 1st sc of round — 16 scs. Round 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st), beginning in same st as join, *work [1 sc, ch 3, 1 sc], skip next st, rep from * 7 more times, join in 1st sc of round — 8 ch-3 spaces.

Round 3: Ch 1 (does not count as st), work 5 scs in each ch-3 sp around, join in 1st sc of round — 40 sts. Round 4: Sl st in next 2 sts, ch 1 (does not count as st), work 1 sc in same st as last Sl st was made, ch 10, skip next 4 sts, *work 1 sc in next st, ch 10, skip next 4 sts, rep from * around, join in 1st sc of round — 8 ch-10 spaces. Fasten off and weave in ends. Grandma Jennie's Snowflake Pattern: Part 2. Pretty Picot Snowflake Pattern. Here’s what you’ll need: Size 10 crochet thread2 mm steel hookSewing needle, fabric stiffener Click here to reference the Crochet Abbreviations Chart.

Pretty Picot Snowflake Pattern

Special Stitches 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. Crochet Snowflake – The Purple Poncho. For years, I’ve made crocheted snowflakes, I just love them.

Crochet Snowflake – The Purple Poncho

They make great gifts and are also nice to stuff inside a Christmas card for an extra surprise for the recipient. They are fun to decorate with too, I love them on my tree and dining room table every year. This post contains affliliate links. 150 Crocheted Snowflakes - The Making of this Holiday's Studio Window! Crochet Snowflake. How to stiffen crochet snowflake. Welcome to this Friday’s VTNS Fan Freebie!

how to stiffen crochet snowflake

This pretty star snowflake is actually a motif for a Supper Cloth or Buffet Topper, but when I saw it in my 1940s Lily booklet for Easy to Crochet Table Cloths and Runners, all I could think of was this would make a great crochet thread ornament. See what I mean…. Of course, if you’d like to you can join several together to make a pretty doily or runner. The instructions are included to do that. In order to use it as an ornament you’ll need to stiffen it. Blocking is simply slightly stretching it out, pinning it down on a soft cloth and steaming it with a hot iron with a wet cloth over it.

While blocking, spritz it with spray laundry starch, that will help the blocking to hold. If you’d like to use fine glitter to make your snowflake sparkle, a glue stiffener would do and if you add some beads, you’ll have to use a strong stiffener so it won’t flop from the weight of the beads. Let the solution cool slightly. Sunflowers At Home: Frost. I sit here with my newest little one, A, on my lap sleeping.

Sunflowers At Home: Frost

I should be cleaning, putting away dishes, loading the washing machine or any of the many home chores that seem to multiply infintesimally in a home with six people. However, how can I stop looking down at her sleeping, peaceful face? You forget how wonderful they are at this age, before they learn to say "no", before you have to follow behind them picking up their discarded clothes, before life becomes hectic. Right now she sleeps, eats and needs a diaper change. The sight of mom makes her smile and everything is new to her. Snowflake Monday. To me, this flake is somewhat reminiscent of Irish crochet.

Snowflake Monday

Notice how the largest chain spaces seem to form hearts. You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Thanks, and Merry Christmas! Snowflake Monday. This is yet another flake inspired by a design on a snowflake fleece blanket I adore.

Snowflake Monday

As I was getting ready to post this pattern, I couldn't remember which flake this was. So I had to make another one. Which gave me a chance to fine-tune yet one more time, plus I also was able to try out the bamboo thread I received as a Christmas gift for the first time. LC4623. Shimmering Snowflake - Cheri's Crochet. Snowcatcher Snowflake Directory. Morganised Chaos: Crochet Snowflake. Snowcatcher: Snowflake Monday. Photo by Brett Atkinson We were SO excited when Waterton Canyon opened again after eight weeks of being closed due to people trying to take selfies with the bears, I asked my bosses if I could take off early so we could ride on Opening Day before the sun set.

Snowcatcher: Snowflake Monday

Snowflake Monday. Shimmering Snowflake - Cheri's Crochet. Crochet Lace Snowflake - Cheri's Crochet. Crochet Lace Snowflake By Cheri Mancini (c) 10/12/2008 - All rights reserved Please do not post my patterns or my photos anywhere on the web. Crocheted Snowflakes. Enlarge the snowflake template to 150 percent. Cut it out, then glue to a 6-inch square of cardboard. Cover cardboard with clear packing tape; set aside. Pour fabric stiffener (available at crafts stores) into a bowl.

Soak snowflake in stiffener, 1 minute. Remove with tweezers; pat dry with paper towels. Free Snowflake Crochet Patterns. Crochet Jewelled Snowflake + Tutorial. Jewelled Snowflake This absolutely stunning Jewelled Snowflake Ornament is fabulous and one of the most exciting patterns I have done in a long time. I love how this ornament sparkles with Caron Simply Soft Party Yarn but also that it is three dimensional. The interior circle has thickness as there are two centre motifs put together to give it weight and structure.

You could put pot pourri in between the two centre motifs for air scenting. I definitely wouldn’t put Cat Nip in this as your cat make go rangy all over your Christmas Tree. I felt in this patter that if you don’t have the hanger made, it would be an amazing topper for prepackaged gifts like tin cookies or even hang from the neck of a bottle of wine or champagne. This pattern isn’t too complicated and I have made some slight changes to the pattern in finishing each round completely and re-attaching the yarn for cleaner looking lines. Video Tutorials Below. Snowflake Monday. This is the second flake inspired by a crowded train ride and the first flake I'd designed in about three weeks.

This was in December, and I had to get some Christmas presents done. So flake making had dropped off a bit. You may do whatever you'd like with snowflakes you make from this pattern, but you may not sell or republish the pattern. Thanks, and enjoy! Finished Size: 4 inches from point to pointMaterials: Size 10 crochet thread, size 4 crochet hook, empty pizza box, wax paper or foil, cellophane tape, glue, water, glitter, small container for glue/water mixture, paintbrush, stick pins that won't be used later for sewing, clear thread or fishing line. Snowcatcher: Snowflake Monday.