Zephyr 2021 Snowflake

Happy Holidays!! Today I share my 2021 Snowflake with you!

Zephyr Snowflake

Every year, I make snowflakes to giveaway to friends, family and my co-workers.  These little snowflakes make great little ornaments for a Christmas tree or to decorate a snowy window. This snowflake works up quick in 3 rounds. 

Finished Size  2.75” diameter


  • Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Cotton, Size 10, 100% Cotton Thread, White or color of choice
  • Size 7 (1.65mm) Steel Crochet Hook or size to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Glue & Water
  • Craft Paintbrush
  • T-pins

Gauge   It is not critical for this project.

Pattern Notes                                                                                                

  • Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
  • Round 3 alternates working in back or in front of round 2. 
  • Stiffen with 1:2 parts glue to water and brush with paintbrush on back side of snowflake. 

Special Stitch

Picot (picot): Ch 5, sl st in 5th ch from hook.


Rnd 1: Make slip ring, ch 3 (counts as a dc), 11 dc in ring, join. –12 dc

Rnd 2: *(Ch 4, picot, ch 4), sk next dc, sl st in next dc; rep from * 5 times, working final sl st in the first dc of round 1. –6 picot stems 

End of round 2, 6 picot stems.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *working behind previous picot stem, sl st in next skipped dc, (ch 7, picot , ch 7), working in front of next picot stem, sl st in next skipped dc, (ch 7, picot, ch 7); rep from * 2 times, sl st to first sl st of round. Fasten off. –6 picot stems

Round 3, first slip stitch.
Round 3, alternate working in front of and behind previous round picot stems.


Stiffen by brushing on the glue/water mixture and pin to shape.

Happy Holidays!

Abbreviations (US Terminology)

ch: chain 

dc: double crochet

sp: space

sk: skip

ch-sp: chain space

sl st: slip stitch

rep: repeat

st(s): stitch(es)

lp(s): loop(s)

yo: yarn over

Rnd(s): Round(s)

© 2021, Gwen Buttke McGannon, GwenGoods design. All rights reserved.

Pattern for personal use only.

Happy Holiday! Enjoy!

Published by gwengoods

I live with my family in Neenah, WI. My day job is working at our local library. I spend time everyday exploring the art of crochet. Everyday life inspires my work from family to nature.

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