This easy crochet snowflake ornament is quick to make, is suitable for beginners and requires no starch! Now that’s my kind of snowflake. Simply make it & hang it!
This crochet snowflake ornament is made with two easy snowflake granny squares laced together with a ribbon and is part of my Christmas crochet patterns collection.
This pattern includes a YouTube video as well to aid you with making the square.
The hanging robin ornament seen in the photo is my crochet robin bauble.
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As a crocheter, I felt the need to hang a granny square on my Christmas tree for some reason!.. 🙂
It All Begins with Yarn…
For this crochet snowflake hat & cowl pattern I used a 9 mm hook and Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Scarlet and White, which is a worsted weight yarn.
This crochet snowflake granny square was actually a happy accident, because I was trying to create a crochet star granny square for Christmas, not a snowflake! However this snowflake has now become the star of the show!..
This easy snowflake granny square is also a part of the crochet snowflake hat & cowl pattern! Crochet jacket: One Color Granny Square Cardigan.
Easy Crochet Snowflake Ornament – Free Pattern
This easy crochet snowflake ornament is quick to make, is suitable for beginners and requires no starch! Now that’s my kind of snowflake. Simply make it & hang it! This crochet snowflake ornament is made with two easy snowflake granny squares laced together with a ribbon and is part of my Christmas crochet patterns collection. A YouTube video tutorial is also available to aid you with making the square as it’s a part of the crochet snowflake hat & cowl pattern.
Size & Gauge
Following the pattern below, one granny square is approx 4.5″.
Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn is a 100% acrylic. It’s machine washable at 30 C / 86 F.
- Project Level: Easy! (Beginner friendly)
- Read this if you want to learn how I change color without tails. To minimise weaving in the ends and because I love working with color so much I developed a method of how to change color in crochet without tails.
Easy Crochet Snowflake Ornament – Video Tutorial
Here’s a link to the video tutorial on YouTube: Crochet Hat Tutorial | Easy Crochet Snowflake Hat, Cowl & Ornament 3 in 1. Please note that you can find the instructions for the snowflake granny square at the beginning of the video and the rest of the video talks about how to make the hat & the cowl.
- Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (4 / medium / aran / 10 ply / worsted weight, 100 g / 3.5 oz, 156 m / 170 yd, 100% acrylic).
- 9 mm crochet hook.
- Approx 0.3″ / 9 mm wide & 25″ / 63 cm long ribbon.
Abbreviations (US Terms)
- ch: chain
- dc: double crochet
- magic ring: sliding loop, magic loop, magic circle, adjustable loop, adjustable ring, drawstring ring
- rep: repeat
- sl: slip
- st: stitch
Easy Crochet Snowflake Ornament:
Pattern Overview – 2 Easy Steps
- Make 2 granny squares.
- Lace them together with a ribbon.
1. Make 2 Granny Squares.
To make the first granny square follow the instructions below and then repeat to make the second one.
Easy Crochet Snowflake Granny Square
With White, begin with a magic ring.
Rnd1 (White) Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, *ch 1, 3 dc in ring; rep from * 2 times, ch 1, join with sl st to top of ch-3. (4 clusters of 3-dc with ch-1 in between)
Rnd2 (White) *Ch 6, (sl st, ch 6, sl st) in next space; rep from * 3 times. (8 ch-6 loops)
Rnd3 (Red) Fold down ch-6 loop from the same space downwards towards you. Sl st in ch-1 space (from 2 rnds ago) in between both ends of ch-6. Ch 3 (counts as dc), (2 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in same space. *Skip the next ch-6 loop. Fold down the ch-6 loop from next space downwards towards you. (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in ch-1 space (from 2 rnds ago) in between both ends of ch-6. Rep from * 2 times, join with a sl st to top of ch-3. (8 clusters of 3-dc with 4 ch-1 corner spaces)
Rnd4 (Red) Sl st in same space while crocheting over the ch-6 loop from below. Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in same space while crocheting over the ch-6 loop. Make (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in corner spaces while crocheting over the ch-6 loop from below and 3 dc in other spaces while crocheting over the ch-6 loop from below. Fasten off. (12 3-dc clusters and 4 ch-1 corner spaces)
2. Lace Them Together With Ribbon.
With the right sides facing out, put your two squares together and lace between the posts in the last round with a festive ribbon of your choice. I used a ribbon that’s approx 0.3″ / 9 mm wide and 25″ / 63 cm long. Tie the ends together to make a loop for hanging.
Now hang this crochet snowflake ornament in front of some Christmas lights and voila!
What can I say! Granny squares are simple & cute. And so are these granny square Christmas stocking ornaments by Cook Clean Craft and this granny Christmas tree by Crochet 365 Knit Too.
I hope you enjoyed this free crochet pattern for my easy crochet snowflake ornament. What should I crochet next? See you in my next pattern!