Do you need a quick and easy holiday/winter gift idea? You’ve come to the right place.
My Zeta Snowflake is at least 4 different projects within the one design. Depending on the size yarn that you pick you can have a coaster, a holiday tree ornament, a keychain, or a set of earrings.
I hope you enjoy this snowflake as much as I do. Below you can find all the details and supplies you’ll need to make some for yourself, or friends and family.
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A stitch count has been provided at the end of each round.
By switching the yarn and hook size, you can make earrings and/or ornaments. (Size 10 crochet thread and a 1.5mm hook; #3 light weight yarn and a H hook; #2 sport weight yarn and E hook)
Blocking isn’t necessary for the coasters but advised. To get an ornament or earrings to look their best, you will need to block the finished items using Aleene’s Stiffen Quik or a similar product.
To make the coasters, you will need 100% cotton worsted weight yarn and a 5.50mm crochet hook. For the yarn, I used Lily’s Sugar ‘N Cream, but you could your own favorites from your local craft store.
To make the ornament, you will need a sport weight yarn and 2.75mm crochet hook. I used Premier’s Cotton Fair available at Michael’s Arts & Crafts.
To make the earrings, you will need size 10 crochet thread and a 1.5mm hook. I used Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread, available at Michael’s Arts & Crafts.
– 25 yards of 100% worsted weight cotton yarn
– I/5.50mm crochet hook
– Measuring tape
– Yarn needle
– Blocking materials
– For ornament; ornament hook
– For earrings; earring findings
– For keychain; swivel clip findings
Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Mc – Magic Circle
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slips Stitch
Sp(s) – Space(s)
Picot – Ch 3, Sl St into 1st Ch.
Coaster: make 4
Ornament(s): as many you’d like
Earrings: make 2
Keychain: make 1
Round 1: 10 Hdc in MC, connect to 1st Hdc with Sl St. (10)
Round 2: Ch1, 2Hdc in next St and each St around. Join with Sl St to 1st Hdc. (20)
Round 3: Ch 1, *Hdc in next St, Ch 2, * repeat around. Join with Sl St to 1st Hdc. (20 Hdc)
Round 4: Ch1, *Sc in next Ch 2 space, (Sl St, Ch 3, Sl St) in next Ch 2 Sp, * repeat around. Join with a Sl St to 1st Sc. (10 Ch 3 bumps)
Round 5: Ch1, Sc in same Sc as join, Ch 5, Sk Ch 3 bump from previous row, *sc in next sc, Ch 5, Sk Ch 3 bump from previous row, * repeat around. Join with a Sl St to 1st Sc. (10 Ch 5 Sps)
Round 6: Ch 1, *(3Hdc, Picot, 3Hdc) in Ch 5 Sp, * repeat around. Join with Sl St to 1st Hdc. (10 Picots)
Finish off and weave in ends. Block if necessary.
For the keychain – cut a long tail and use it to sew on the finding.
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