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Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns

It’s time to let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  These free crochet snowflake patterns bring the winter snow indoors without the freezing cold!

A Crochet Snowflake Memory

I hang a very special lacy crochet snowflake on my Christmas tree every year; my mom made it when I was very young, yet I was old enough to remember the scads of crochet snowflakes everywhere!

Mom was a big crafter.  She didn’t know how to knit, but she could crochet just about anything.

So one year she found a free crochet snowflake pattern and taught herself how to crochet snowflakes. She must have loved it, because, like I said, we had a blizzard in the house!

She attached the crochet snowflakes onto every gift she gave to friends and family that year.  At the time, I had no idea what lovely memories one of those pretty, white crochet snowflakes would hold.

My mom’s health has declined as she has aged, and she no longer crochets or does crafts.

Like most people, when they feel themselves declining, they start to give special things to special people.  A few years ago I received a package of old ornaments from my childhood Christmas tree. 

One of the ornaments was the crochet snowflake she had made.  Every year, when I put it on the tree, my mind flashes to decades ago.  I can see my young mom, excited as I am when I’m caught up in a fun craft.

I can see her nimble fingers as she looped the yarn around the crochet hook, making it look effortless.  To her, it probably was effortless.

My mind then jumps to the vision of her crocheting the many afghans and blankets she loved to make. That was definitely effortless to her!  

She used the same pattern every time, but with the different yarn colors and textures, no two looked alike. 

Everyone had their own afghan on their bed, there were afghans in the living room to curl up in, and every new baby, friend or family, received a soft and sweet baby blanket.

My children each have a pure white one made especially for their christenings.  Such a special keepsake.

You might like to look at our crochet afghan and blanket page if my story inspires you!

But I digress…

Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns

Learn how to crochet snowflakes, a classic winter and holiday decoration that holds the magic of the season with the free snowflake crochet patterns that we have found for you.

Get inspired by the crochet snowflake patterns such as:

  • The Five Minute Crochet Snowflake Pattern: 5 yards of any yarn to make a 5 minute snowflake 
  • The tiny, Floral Crochet Pattern, which is the perfect size for a gift tag or holiday card
  • Grandma Jennie’s Snowflake Patterns that show two elegant crochet snowflake patterns which are so beautiful that, according to Grandma Jennie’s family, were the envy of all who saw them
  • Glitter Crochet Snowflake patterns using loose glitter or crochet thread with shiny glitter threads woven into it
  • The Lacy Crochet Snowflake Ornament Pattern made with thin crochet thread to adorn your holiday tree
  • The Crochet Snowflake Coaster Pattern which is made with a felt square base
  • Crochet Snowflake Food Wrappers designed to decoratively secure bakery containers
  • A beautiful Crochet Snowflake Pillow, which is an intermediate project to crochet a 16” X 18” pillow cover and a snowflake design that is sewn to the cover in matching thread

This page has so many more free crochet snowflake patterns to inspire you to crochet up a flurry of wintery flakes!

Scroll down to see all of the free patterns to crochet snowflakes.

Looking for More Snowflake crafts?

We have many other snowflake crafts and ideas on our Snowflakes for Kids page and our DIY Snowflake Crafts page. Be sure to check them out!

Free Crochet Snowflake Patterns

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5 Minute Crochet Snowflake

A quick crochet snowflake project. Also, this pattern requires less than 5 yards. Isn’t it great for scrap yarns? Crochet for You Blog

Crochet Snowflake Pattern

Instruction to crochet snowflakes. The Purple Poncho

Crochet Snowflake Pattern

You don't need to purchase crochet thread to make snowflakes! This snowflake pattern uses worsted weight yarn. Heart Hook Home

Floral Crochet Snowflake

This snowflake sure is pretty. This tiny snowflake would look great on a Christmas card or as a gift tag. You can even make some to adorn your Christmas tree. Look At What I Made

Grandma Jennie’s Snowflake Patterns

Here are two elegant snowflake patterns to crochet. Petals to Picots

Lacy Snowflake Ornament #ad

Using this free pattern, crochet beautiful lacy snowflakes to dazzle the tree. JOANN

Snowflake Coaster

Crochet snowflake coasters to dress up your holiday table using these free instructions. Katrinshine

Snowflake Dishcloth #ad

Bring festive cheer to the kitchen by crocheting this free snowflake dishcloth pattern. JOANN

Snowflake Food Wrapper #ad

With this free crochet pattern, you can present a gift of food with a clever crocheted wrap! JOANN

Snowflake Garland #ad

Make a string of fluffy little snowflakes and complete this crochet garland to adorn the family tree. Joann

Snowflake Ornament

Stitch up a flurry of lacy crochet snowflakes (4 designs) and use them to decorate the tree, as a garland across the mantel, or display them in your windows. Yarnspirations

Snowflake Pattern

This snowflake is truly a delicate snowflake pattern. Golden Lucy Crafts

Snowflake Pillow #ad

Looking for a winter décor piece that you can display throughout the season? Try this huggable crochet snowflake pillow. Joann

Snowflake Table Runner

Make a beautiful snowflake table runner to dress up the kitchen or dining table for the holiday. Fave Crafts

Sparkle Crochet Snowflake

This crochet snowflake crochets up quickly in just a few rounds. Christa Co Design





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