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Christmas ornament
Snowflake granny is perfect holiday projects. Crochet yourself a garland to string over the mantle; embellish your holiday gifts with a snowflake granny; use them as Christmas tree ornaments; really, there are so many uses for them! Did I mention they only take about 20 minutes to make?

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  • How to crochet a granny square. Snowflake Granny - Step 1
    Step 1

    With white yarn Ch 6, sl st to the first ch to make a ring.
    ROUND 1
    Ch 5, count as tr+2ch, *1tr, 2ch* 7 times, sl st to 3rd chain of beginning chain 5, in total 8tr
    ROUND 2
    Sl st inti the first ch2 space. Ch3+3tr cluster into the same ch2 space, ch5, *4tr cluster into the next ch2 space, ch5. Repeat * 7 times. Sl st into the top of the first 3tr cluster. Fasten off.
    ROUND 3
    Join red color into top of any tr cluster, ch 1, doesn’t count as a stitch. *1dc into the same space, ch2, 1tr into the tr of the first round, ch2, repeat *7 times. Sl st into the ch1 of the beginning of the round.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Snowflake Granny - Step 2
    Step 2

    ROUND 4
    Sl st into the ch2 space. 1dc into the same space, ch 3, dc into the next ch2 space, ch3 around, in total 16 dc and 16 ch3 spaces.
    ROUND 5
    Sl st into the ch3 space. Ch 3, count as tr, work another tr, ch 2 and 2tr, all in the same space. You made a corner. *Ch 2, dc in next 3ch space, ch3, dc in next ch3 space, ch 3, dc in next ch3 space,ch 2, 2tr+2ch+2tr in next ch3 space. Follow this* scheme round.

  • How to crochet a granny square. Snowflake Granny - Step 3
    Step 3

    If you want your square to have a diamond shape rather than square one, block it by stretching two diagonal corners.

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