Two Snowflakes for Your Christmas Tree
snowflake one
snowflake two
Snowflake 1
 
Materials:
Steel hook 1.25mm (BATES 9)
cotton thread No.10

Thread size:
50 gr.=200m

Finishing Materials:
Tapestry needle

Finished Size: 5 cm diameter

  
Directions:

Rnd 1: 8 ch, join with a sl st to first ch.

Rnd 2: 2 ch (counts as first sc), 15 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 3: 11ch (first 4 ch counts as first tr), 1 tr in same st, *skip 1 sc, (1 tr, 7 ch, 1 tr) in next sc; repeat from * around; join with a sl st to first tr.

Rnd 4: 2 ch (counts as first sc), 8 sc in first loop, *9 sc in next loop; repeat from * around; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 5: sl stiches in next 3 sc (that means you skip first 3 sc and start from the 4th sc), *(5 ch, sl st in same st, sl st in next st) three times, 6 ch and repeat from * around in each petal; join with a sl st to beginning stich. Fasten off and secure ends.
Snowflake 2

Materials:
Steel hook 0.9mm (BATES 13)
cotton thread Patons No.15, 100% cotton

Thread size:
50 gr.=330m

Finishing Materials:
Tapestry needle

Finished Size: 6.5 cm diameter

Stiches:
3 petals: (5 ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook, 7 ch, sl st in 7th ch from hook, 5 ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook).

  
Directions:

Rnd 1: 12 ch; join with a sl st in a ring.

Rnd 2: 16 sc in ring; join with a sl st to first sc.

Rnd 3: 9 ch (first 4 ch counts as 1 tr), *skip 1 sc, 1 tr in next sc, 5 ch; repeat from * around; finish like this: 2 ch, 1 dc in first tr.

Rnd 4: 1 ch, 2 sc in same st,*3 ch, 1 dc in next tr, 3 petals stich, 1 dc in same tr, 3 ch, 3 sc in 5 ch-loop; repeat from * around; finish with 1 sc in first loop and sl st in first sc.

Rnd 5: 4 ch (counts as first tr), 1 tr in same st, 7 ch, 1 sc in second petal of 3 petals stich, 7 ch, *2 tr in second sc, 7 ch, 1 sc in second petal of 3 petals stich, 7 ch; repeat from * around; join with a sl st to first tr.

Rnd 6: 1 ch, (7 sc, 5 ch, sl st in first ch, 1 sc, 7 ch, sl st in first ch, 1 sc, 5 ch, sl st in first ch, 6 sc) in each loop; join with a sl st to first ch. Fasten off and secure ends.