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Modern Snowflakes

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After the success of our last two mystery blankets I am so excited to share our second Christmas blanket crochet a-long. This year I have joined up with 23 other designers and trust me, the designs we have to show you will not disappoint. To follow along with our CAL head straight over to the main CAL page here.

Throughout the month of December we will be giving you the opportunity to download each pattern as it is released for the first 24hours. After that period each pattern will cost between $1- $1.50 through the designers personal page. But if you don’t feel like you have time to follow along with the blog hop daily, or if you have missed out on any of the patterns don’t worry. We have put together the option to purchase all of our patterns together in one convenient bundle for a limited time.

If you would like to join in on the CAL and receive your pattern for free today. Click the button below.

What Do I need?

For all the squares in our bundle the lovely people over at WeCrochet were kind enough to donate the yarn to all our designers so we could bring you this CAL. We will all be using Mighty Stitch worsted weight yarn.

This Square uses the colours, Love Letter (Main Colour), White (Colour A), Silver (Colour B)

Hook: 5.5 hook I used my Furls Streamline hook. If you suffer from wrist pain these hooks are invaluable!

Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker, measuring tape, scissors.


4x 4= 13 x 14rows

After grabbing your coupon code head to my ravelry here to purchase the pattern for free.


Ch. Chain

Dc. Double Crochet

Mc. Magic Circle

Sc. Single crochet

Slst. Slip Stitch

Set up Make base square

In Main Colour, ch 27, turn. 

Row 1: Skip first Ch, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 2: Ch1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 3: Ch 2, dc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc across. Turn. (26sts)

Row 6- 29: Repeat rows 3-5

Cut long tail to join to other square. Finish.

Make Snowflake Number 1

Make a Magic Circle, Ch 2

Row 1: *2Dc, ch2* Repeat 5 more times in ring. Join in the first ch 2. Turn ( 12sts)

Row 2: Slst into first ch space. Ch2, dc, ch 3, 2dc into same ch space. *In the following ch2 space 2dc, ch 3, 2dc*. Repeat * 4 more times. Join in the first ch2. (24sts). 

Finish and cut long tail to sew onto base square.

Make Snowflake Number 2

In mc, Ch 5.

Row 1: *Hdc, ch 3* Repeat * 4 more times. Join in the 2nd ch of beginning ch5 (the remaining 3chs act as your first Hdc). (6sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining ch. 2sc, ch 5, 2sc in the following ch space, *sc in hdc, (2sc, ch5, 2sc) in following ch3 space. Repeat * Join in first sc. (6 ch5 spaces)

Row 3: Ch 1, *sc, ch3, (sc, ch5, sc, ch7, sc, ch5, sc) in 3rd ch of the following ch5 space, ch3 skip next 2 sc* Repeat * around, ending the final repeat at the final ch3. Join in first sc. (6 ch7 points).

Finish and cut a long tail to sew onto base square. 

This Blanket Square is part of the Hope in the Holidays Blanket CAL. Head over to the main CAL page to get the rest of our squares.

Don’t forget to tag your makes in Ravelry as well as using #bearrye, #bearryecal and #hopeintheholdayscal on Instagram and Facebook so we can all see your lovely makes. 

6 thoughts on “Modern Snowflakes

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  2. Hi, I love your CAL square! Unfortunately the coupon code for the PDF doesn’t appear to be working on Ravelry yet?

    1. Hey Tamzing,

      I have just fixed the code. Let me know if you are unable to get the square today.

  3. I gave up on yesterday’s square after trying all morning. I have the worst luck getting these free patterns for cals.

    1. Hi Karen,

      Please email me at so I can help you.

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