The Puffy Snowflake Ornament-Free Crochet Pattern

This very quick crochet ornament can be a star or a snowflake, and works up in no time.

Today’s project is perfect for last-minute gifting. This ornament uses a mere dozen yards of yarn and can literally be done in about 5 minutes

light blue crochet star ornament/ puffy star ornament on a white background.

About The Puffy Crochet Snowflake/Star Ornament

When done with the gauge indicated in this pattern, these stars turn out to be almost 4” across. At this size they would be nice as accents tied onto a gift ribbon, as well as used for decorating a tree. 

Materials Needed

To make one of these stars/snowflakes for yourself, you’ll need the following: 

  • E4/3.50mm hook 
  • 11 yards of weight 3 yarn 
  • Scissors 
  • Tapestry Needle

And that’s it! For my white snowflake, I used Cotlin yarn from Wecrochet. This yarn gave the project a nice natural look. By using a relatively small hook, I was able to get these stars to keep their shape well without the starching that is often done with traditional crochet ornaments. 

white crochet star ornament on a light blue background.

SKill Level

This pattern is very easy, using mostly chain stitches, single crochet, and double crochet. The only thing beyond these basic stitches that you will need to do is create clusters with certain stitches. 

Pattern Directions

If you’re ready to get started, you can make this project following along below below.  While you’re at it, be sure to grab the free pattern pdf bundle.

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Okay, so here’s how easily you can make this little star:

Setup: Ch4. ss to form a loop.


Round 1: ch3. Dc4. ss through the tops of your first and last dc, and tighten to form a cluster. Ch5. Repeat 4x and ss the last ch into the top of the first cluster.


Round 2: ss into the next ch-space. Ch1, sc3. Ss through the tops of your first and last sc to make a cluster. Ss into the ch-space. Ch3, Dc4. ss through the tops of your first and last dc, and tighten to form a cluster. Ch3 and ss into the ch-space.Ch1, sc3. Ss through the tops of your first and last sc to make a cluster. Ss into the ch-space.


Repeat 4x for 5 sections total. For your last ss, connect it to the beginning of the round.


Weave in your ends, and add a yarn loop for hanging if desired.

And that’s it friends! I hope you enjoy whipping these up whether you have just one to do or a bunch

Keep the Crafting Delightful,

Amelia

The Puffy Star or Snowflake ornament makes a perfect last-minute gift or small decor piece for yourself.

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