Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Crochet Snowflake Afghan
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Loops & Threads™ Impeccable™ Crochet Snowflake Afghan

Get ready for the holidays with this beautiful snowflake afghan. Not only does it have snowflake motifs but also bobbles and great color changes. This is the perfect crochet project for anyone who is ready to learn new skills or for those who are looking for a way to showcase theirs! This afghan will be sure to get any room into the holiday spirit! Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops And Threads Impeccable- 11 Balls of Aran as MC, 1 Ball Each of: Royal as A, Bright Red as B, Kelly Green as C
  • Crochet Hook Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 57 x 65 ins [144.5 x 165 cm].

Gauge

13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]. Motif = 8 ins [20.5 cm] square.

Abbreviations

Approx = Approximately.

Ch(s) = Chain(s).

Dc = Double crochet.

Hdc =Half double crochet.

Rep = Repeat.

Rnd(s) = Round(s).

Sc = Single crochet.

Sl st = Slip stitch.

Sp(s) = Space(s).

St(s) = Stitch(es).

Yoh = Yarn over hook.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Motif I (make 28).

 

With MC, ch 2.

 

1st rnd: 12 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join.**

 

2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. 2 dc in each sc around. 24 dc. Join.

 

3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *Ch 3. Miss next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. Rep from * around, ending with Ch 3. Miss last 2 dc. Join.

 

4th rnd: Ch 1. *[1 sc. 3 dc. (Ch 3. Sl st in top of last dc) 3 times - Cluster made. 2 dc. 1 sc] all in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join.

 

5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *Ch 5. 1 sc in center ch-3 sp of next Cluster. Ch 5.** 1 sc between next 2 sc. Rep from *, ending with **. Join.

 

6th rnd: Ch 1. (6 sc in next ch-5 sp) 16 times. Join.

 

7th rnd: Sl st in each of next 3 sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *(Ch 3. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc) twice. Ch 3.** Miss next 5 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from *, ending with **. Join.

 

8th rnd: Ch 1. *(4 sc in next ch-3 sp) twice. 4 hdc in next ch-3 sp. 4 dc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 5. 4 dc in next ch-3 sp. 4 hdc in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * around. Join. Fasten off.

 

Motif II (make 28).

 

With MC, ch 28.

 

1st row: (WS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 27 sc.

 

2nd to 6th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.

 

7th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first 4 sc, joining A in last sc. With A, (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 5 times in next sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - Bobble made. With MC, 1 sc in next 5 sc, joining B in last sc. With B, Bobble in next sc. With MC, 1 sc in next 5 sc, joining C in last sc. With C, Bobble in next sc. With MC, 1 sc in next 5 sc, joining A in last sc. With A, Bobble in next sc. With MC, 1 sc in last 4 sc. Turn.

 

8th to 14th rows: As 2nd row.

 

15th row: As 5th row, substituting A for B, B for C and C for A.

 

16th to 22nd rows: As 2nd row.

 

23rd row: As 7th row, substituting A for C, B for A and C for B.

 

24th to 28th rows: As 2nd row. Fasten off.

 

Afghan: Sew 8 Motifs into 7 Strips alternating Motif I and II.

 

Edging: With RS of work facing, join MC with sl st to any corner ch-3 sp. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. Work 1 rnd of sc evenly around entire Afghan, having 3 sc in corners. Join.

 

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc evenly around, having 3 sc in each corner sc. Join.

 

3rd rnd: With MC, ch 1. *1 sc in next 7 sc, joining A in last sc. With A, Bobble in next sc. 1 sc in next 7 sc, joining B in last sc. With B, Bobble in next sc. 1 sc in next 7 sc, joining C in last sc. With C, Bobble in next sc. Rep from * around. Join. Fasten off.

 

Tips

When changing colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of the first color. Draw new color through the last 2 loops and proceed.