White Snowflakes

White Snowflakes
White Snowflakes

Tatting Patterns - White Snowflakes

To make this star within a star snowflake, you will need approximately 25 yards of number 20 crochet cotton, a tatting shuttle and a size 12 crochet hook.

Abbreviations:

r (ring) cl r (close ring) p (picot) ch (chain) ds (double stitch) rw (reverse work) sep (separated) rnd (round)

Rnd 1: R of 1 ds, small p, 3 ds, 3 p sep by 1 ds, 3 ds, small p, 1 ds, cl r. * R of 1 ds, join in last small p of last r, 3 ds, 3 p sep by 1 ds, 3 ds, small p, 1 ds, cl r. Repeat from * 4 times, join last small p of last r to first small p of first r. Tie and cut threads.

Rnd 2: R of 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 2ds, join in center p of r in previous rnd, 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r, rw. Tie ball thread to shuttle thread, ch 3 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 3 ds, do not rw. R of 2 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, cl r, rw. Ch 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, join in second p of last r, ch 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, do not rw. R of 2 ds, p, 2 ds, long p, 2 ds, p, 2 ds, cl r. Ch 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, join in second free p of last r where ch was joined, ch 2 ds, 4 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, join at base of same r. Ch 3 ds, 3 p sep by 3 ds, 3 ds, rw.

Repeat from * 5 times, join last ch at base of first r. Tie and cut threads.

Snowflakes for Christmas add their own special touch. To make this snowflake, you will need about 22 yards of number 20 crochet cotton, tatting shuttle and a size 12 steel crochet hook for joining picots.

R of 1 ds, (1 long p, 1 small p) 6 times, cl r. Tie and cut threads.

Rnd 1: Join ball and shuttle threads in small p. *ch 5 ds, 5 p sep by 2 ds, 5 ds, join in next small p. Repeat from * around, join last ch at base of first ch. Tie and cut threads.

Rnd 2: Join ball and shuttle threads in center p of ch, ch 3 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 7 ds, rw. R of 3 ds, p, 1 ds, long p, 1 ds, p, 3 ds, cl r, rw. Ch 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, join in first p of last r, ch 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, long p, 2 ds, 2 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, sk long p of r, join in next p of same r, ch 2 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 2 ds, join at base of r, rw. Ch 7 ds, 3 p sep by 2 ds, 3 ds, join in center p of next ch of previous rnd. Repeat from * around, join last ch at base of first ch. Tie and cut threads.

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