The Retro Snowflake Wall Hanging Crochet Pattern

Hey Everyone!

I swear there is nothing more beautiful th.an the first snowfall of the season. Unfortunately I live in the middle of the eastern United States so getting a decent snowfall is a hit or miss. That doesn’t keep me from hoping though (fingers crossed).

Until such time comes when a beautiful blanket of snow decides in fall in my area crochet snowflakes will have to do. Introducing The Retro Snowflake Wall Hanging crochet pattern. A classic snowflake design with  fun retro color block color work.

This pattern is beginner friendly and a great way to work on your color changing techniques. Because it only works with 2 colors at a time it is a great opportunity to experiment with different methods. And lastly I just wanted wish everyone the happiest of holidays and I hope you all love the pattern as much as I do!

Happy Crocheting!

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You can purchase the Printable PDF on Etsy here! The PDF includes the complete step-by-step pattern so you can follow along on paper, highlighting and making notes as needed. It is a total of 11 pages, including the front and back cover pages. I’ve also included a PDF download of the chart for this pattern.

Materials

*4.50mm Crochet Hook

Weight 4 / Worsted Weight Yarn (yarn I used us listed below)

*Yarn Needle

*Scissors

Wooden Branch or *Dowel Rod

*Hand Steamer (optional)

Yarn Choice

For most of my wall hanging patterns I prefer to use a thicker and tighter spun worsted weight yarn. I feel like it gives a lot more definition to the piece and details tend to stand out more. I really don’t focus too much on the texture of the yarn because I steam every single one of my wall hangings, which softens the piece and makes it more flexible and flowy. This is especially helpful for tighter crocheters. The brands I tend to gravitate the most towards are Red Heart Super Saver, Loops & Threads Impeccable and We Crochet Brava Worsted.

For this wall hanging I used the following yarn:

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Tidepool – approx. 45 yards

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Marina – approx. 45 yards

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Cornflower – approx. 45 yards

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in Tranquil – approx. 45 yards

-We Crochet Brava Worsted in White – approx. 55 yards

Stitch Key (US Terms)

Ch = Chain

St/sts = Stitch(es)

Sc = Single Crochet

Color Abbreviations

TP = Tidepool

M = Marina

W = White

T = Tranquil

CF = Cornflower

Special Notes

-The wall hanging is worked in rows.

-The wall hanging is worked from the bottom up.

-The 1st st of each row should be placed into the same stitch as the turning chain.

-The turning chain does not count as the 1st stitch of the row.

-The pattern is written as: # of single crochet stitches (color abbreviation), example: 8 (TP) means 8 sc in Tidepool.

-The odd rows are the right side rows. Even rows will be the wrong side.

Dimensions: 13.5 inches wide x 11 inches long (not including fringe)

Gauge: 16 stitches x 19 rows = 4 inch square worked in single crochet.

Pattern

I have created a chart for this pattern for those who prefer to follow a chart rather than a written pattern. The PDF version of this chart is included with the pattern purchase in my Etsy shop. Here is the free online version for you to use.

Begin by chaining 55 in Tidepool.

Row 1: Working in the foundation chain, 27 (TP), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 2: 27 (M), 27 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 3: 27 (TP), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 4: 27 (M), 27 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 5: 27 (TP), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 6: 13 (M), 1 (W), 13 (M), 13 (TP), 1 (W), 13 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 7: 12 (TP), 3 (W), 12 (TP), 12 (M), 3 (W), 12 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 8: 13 (M), 1 (W), 13 (M), 13 (TP), 1 (W), 13 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 9: 8 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 8 (TP), 8 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 8 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 10: 8 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 5 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 8 (M), 8 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 5 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 8 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 11: 6 (TP), 4 (W), 3 (TP), 1 (W), 3 (TP), 4 (W), 6 (TP), 6 (M), 4 (W), 3 (M), 1 (W), 3 (M), 4 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 12: 9 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 9 (M), 9 (TP), 2 W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 9 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 13: 6 (TP), 2 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 2 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 6 (TP), 6 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 14: 4 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 3 (M), 5 (W), 3 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 4 (M), 4 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 3 (TP), 5 (W), 3 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 4 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 15: 3 (TP), 21 (W), 3 (TP), 3 (M), 21 (W), 3 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 16: 4 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 3 (M), 5 (W), 3 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 4 (M), 4 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 3 (TP), 5 (W), 3 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 4 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 17: 6 (TP), 2 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 2 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 6 (TP), 6 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 18: 9 (M), 2 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 2 (W), 9 (M), 9 (TP), 2 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 2 (W), 9 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 19: 6 (TP), 4 (W), 3 (TP), 1 (W), 3 (TP), 4 (W), 6 (TP), 6 (M), 4 (W), 3 (M), 1 (W), 3 (M), 4 (W), 6 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 20: 8 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 5 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 8 (M), 8 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 5 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 8 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 21: 8 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 1 (TP), 1 (W), 2 (TP), 1 (W), 8 (TP), 8 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 1 (M), 1 (W), 2 (M), 1 (W), 8 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 22: 13 (M), 1 (W), 13 (M), 13 (TP), 1 (W), 13 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 23: 12 (TP), 3 (W), 12 (TP), 12 (M), 3 (W), 12 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 24: 13 (M), 1 (W), 13 (M), 13 (TP), 1 (W), 13 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 25: 27 (TP), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 26: 27 (M), 27 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 27: 27 (TP), 27 (M). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 28: 27 (M), 27 (TP). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 29: 27 (T), 27 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 30: 27 (CF), 27 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 31: 27 (T), 27 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 32: 27 (CF), 27 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 33: 13 (T), 1 (W), 13 (T), 13 (CF), 1 (W), 13 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 34: 12 (CF), 3 (W), 12 (CF), 12 (T), 3 (W), 12 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 35: 13 (T), 1 (W), 13 (T), 13 (CF), 1 (W), 13 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 36: 8 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 8 (CF), 8 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 8 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 37: 8 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 5 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 8 (T), 8 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 5 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 8 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 38: 6 (CF), 4 (W), 3 (CF), 1 (W), 3 (CF), 4 (W), 6 (CF), 6 (T), 4 (W), 3 (T), 1 (W), 3 (T), 4 (W), 6 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 39: 9 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 9 (T), 9 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 9 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 40: 6 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 6 (CF), 6 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 6 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 41: 4 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 3 (T), 5 (W), 3 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 4 (T), 4 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 3 (CF), 5 (W), 3 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 4 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 42: 3 (CF), 21 (W), 3 (CF), 3 (T), 21 (W), 3 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 43: 4 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 3 (T), 5 (W), 3 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 4 (T), 4 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 3 (CF), 5 (W), 3 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 4 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 44: 6 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 6 (CF), 6 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 6 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 45: 9 (T), 2 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 2 (W), 9 (T), 9 (CF), 2 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 2 (W), 9 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 46: 6 (CF), 4 (W), 3 (CF), 1 (W), 3 (CF), 4 (W), 6 (CF), 6 (T), 4 (W), 3 (T), 1 (W), 3 (T), 4 (W), 6 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 47: 8 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 5 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 8 (T), 8 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 5 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 8 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 48: 8 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 1 (CF), 1 (W), 2 (CF), 1 (W), 8 (CF), 6 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 1 (T), 1 (W), 2 (T), 1 (W), 8 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 49: 13 (T), 1 (W), 13 (T), 13 (CF), 1 (W), 13 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 50: 12 (CF), 3 (W), 12 (CF), 12 (T), 3 (W), 12 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 51: 13 (T), 1 (W), 13 (T), 13 (CF), 1 (W), 13 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 52: 27 (CF), 27 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 53: 27 (T), 27 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 54: 27 (CF), 27 (T). Ch 1, turn. (54)

Row 55: 27 (T), 27 (CF). Ch 1, turn. (54)

  • Fasten off after Row 55 leaving a 3 foot tail.

Attaching the Fringe

  • To create the fringe cut 12 inch pieces of yarn in White. You will need 3 strands to complete 1 fringe.

To attach the fringe, grab 3 strands of yarn in White. With a crochet hook, push the hook through the far left foundation chain. Fold the 3 strands of yarn in half, looping the middle of the strands onto the crochet hook.

Fold strands through the loop.

Tighten to create the fringe.

Repeat for every other foundation chain.

Hanging the Project

To attach the project to a dowel rod or tree branch; using a yarn needle, weave the tail over the dowel/branch and back under into the 1st stitch on the top of the wall hanging.

Repeat for each stitch on top of the wall hanging.

Knot off and weave in your ends.

To hang the project, drill 2 small holes on either side of the branch/dowel. Thread through both holes with cotton yarn and knot off both ends. Trim the excess yarn. (Feel free to use your preferred method of hanging the project)

ENJOY!

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