Crocheting a Small Snowflake

Crochet a small snowflake
Small Crochet Snowflake
Follow the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial on how to make this Small Crochet Snowflake to add a cute decorative accent for a wintery look as an ornament on a tree, on clothing, bag, headband, hats, cards, etc. It has the dimensions of ∅ ca. 1.5 inches or 3 cm. Combined with the ca. 10 cm crochet snowflake it gives depth to your project.

This snowflake is fun to make with chain stitches, and single crochet stitches. Find written instructions on how to make this Small Crochet Snowflake or watch the video for a better understanding.

Materials needed for this Crochet Snowflake:

  • 1 skein of cotton crochet yarn
  • 1 crochet hook size 4 (2mm)
  • 1 pair of scissors

Instructions to this Crochet Snowflake:

  • cs = chain stitch
  • sc = single crochet stitch

How to start the crochet snowflake.
How to start the crochet snowflake.
Start with a slip knot on your hook.
Make a loop with the tail-end of the yarn.
Make 6 single crochets (sc) around the loop of the tail-end.
Tighten to a circle by pulling the tail-end.
Make a slip stitch to connect this row.
For the second row:
Start with a chain stitch (cs) for the height of a sc, and make two sc in each previous stitch for a total count of 12 sc. Connect this row with a slip stitch.

Third Row
Third Row
For the third row:
Each florette-segment starts with 5 cs. Insert hook in 4th stitch from the hook and combine with a slip-stitch to form like a petal. Repeat twice: Make 3 cs and combine in same stitch as previous petal. Make a slip-stitch in last stitch of chains and 2 slip stitches next 2 sc from circle. Repeat the florette-segment for a total of 6 florettes.

Small Crochet Snowflake
Small Crochet Snowflake
At last pull the yarn through, cut the yarn and work it into the back of the snowflake. Tie knots on both ends of the yarn, close to your project, and cut the excess of the yarn.

There it is! Your little white decoration is done!

Check out the video instructions on this Crochet Snowflake for more information and visual hints on how to make this project.

About Creative Valérie

Creative Valérie enjoys crocheting in her free time. Having so many crochet ideas, she likes to share her crochet projects with tutorials on her website as well as on social media. For over 20 years Creative Valérie has made numerous crochet projects for family and friends. Just recently she decided to take her hobby to the next level and share her newest projects on her website as well as on social media.

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