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Crochet Snowflake Square Free Pattern

Ode To A Snowflake is a crochet snowflake square as unique as each snowflake swirling down in a winter storm. This is the perfect square to make a wondrously wintertime blanket. Use several to make pillows, hot pads, a table runner. So many uses for one little square.

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You will also find this crochet snowflake square used in the Here Comes Treble Blanket which is a collaboration between myself and six other extremely talented designers. The blanket consists of 20 different raised designs squares featuring every day, regular items. Each being released one a day from April 1-21, 2023. Joining the squares and border instructions released on the final day. To find out more about it and the other squares available, click the button below.

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Supplies needed for this crochet snowflake square

Any #4 worsted weight yarn will work for this square You will need 60-80 yds. I used Caron One Pound which you can usually find a sale at Joann’s Fabric.

US G hook {4 mm} While I will never give up my Susan Bates hooks, I use Furls Ergonomic Hooks quite a bit to combat the arthritis starting in my hands.

Tapestry Needle

Gauge:

14 dc x 8 rows=4”

Size

8-9” square

Skill Level

Intermediate

Abbreviations {US Terms}

Fdc=foundation double crochet

ch=chain

dc=double crochet

TrFP=treble front post

sc=single crochet

sl st=slip stitch

st(s)=stitch(es)

Special Stitches:

TrFP: {This will be worked 2 rows below} yo 2x, insert hook from right to left behind post of dc, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through final 2 loops.

You can find a video tutorial on how to work Treble Front Post two rows below HERE. Once you get to the post, scroll down to the Special Stitches section.

Notes:

  • Ch 3 counts as a stitch
  • All TrFP will be worked two rows below the current row you are on
A crochet snowflake square with white flowers and green leaves sit nearby.

Pattern Instructions crochet snowflake square

Row 1: Fdc 31, turn [31]

Row 2: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 3: ch 3, dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 5, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 4: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 5: ch 3, dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 7, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 6: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 7: ch 3, dc next 8, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 9, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 8: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 9: ch 3, dc next 10, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 3, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 11, turn [27 dc, 4 TrFP]

Row 10: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 11: ch 3, dc next st, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2,  TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 2, turn [21 dc, 10 TrFP]

Row 12: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 13: ch 3, dc next 10, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 3, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 11, turn [27 dc, 4 TrFP]

Row 14: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 15: ch 3, dc next 8, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 2, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 9, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 16: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 17: ch 3, dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 7, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 18: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Row 19: ch 3, dc next 4, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc next 6, TrFP next, (dc next, TrFP next) dc last 5, turn [25 dc, 6 TrFP]

Row 20: ch 3, dc across, turn [31]

Border:

Ch 1, 3 sc in first st, sc across to next corner, 3 sc in top of ch 3, sc loosely in end of each row, 3 sc in first st of row 1, sc across to next corner{last st of row 1}, sc loosely in end of each row, sl st in first st to join.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Diane

    Have you tried a join as you go with the treble squares?

    1. Hi Diane,
      I have not tried a join as you go for these squares. I decided to use a quick and easy slip stitch join for mine.

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