Free pattern for Crochet Starburst MiniMe Snowflake

I made this other little ditty snowflake by mistake. I had brought my yarn to work as I was going to crochet with someone afterwards to help her learn how to read patterns and when I was intending to make a Mini Starburst Snowflake of the top of my head in the lunchbreak, I accidentally left out one round and the Mini Me was born.


It only consists of the foundation ring and 2 rounds, so it is very fast and easy to make. It still needs blocking to stretch it and make it completely flat after making, but you can get away without stiffening this one. I make all my snowflakes in 3-ply linen yarn with a 2 mm hook, but any yarn can be used. I would, however, recommend that you use a naturally stiffer yarn such as linen, cotton or bamboo.

I give the pattern below in both UK and US terms – you can find a guide to the abbreviations on my page Crochet Terms. Please remember that this is my design and my copyright – feel free to use the pattern for yourself, but please do not claim or publish it as yours. I’d appreciate it if you credit me as the designer if you post pictures or sell what you make online – thanks!


Starburst Mini Me Snowflake UK terms

Special Stitch:

Picot: a picot is a series of chain stitches that are joined to form a loop by making a ss to the first chain. A picot can consist of anything from 3 chains and upwards, all formed into a loop by a ss to the first chain. In this pattern you’ll find 4-ch and 6-ch picots. E.g. with a 6-ch picot you ch 6 and ss in the first ch to make a loop.

  • Foundation ring: ch 6, ss in 1st ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: ch 3 (counts as a tr), 1 tr [ ch 3, 2 tr] x 5 in ring, ch 3, ss in 3rd ch of first 3 ch.

  • Round 2: ss in 1 tr and ch-3 sp, work in ch-3 sp: ( 1 ch, 1 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 ch, 4-ch picot, 6-ch picot, 4-ch picot, ss in 1 ch before picots, 1 tr, 1 htr, 2 dc), * work in next ch-3 sp: (2 dc, 1 htr, 1 tr, 1 ch, 4-ch picot, 6-ch picot, 4-ch picot, ss in 1 ch before picots, 1 tr, 1 htr, 2 dc) *, repeat from * to * 4 more times, ss in 1st ch. Fasten off and sew in ends.


Starburst Mini Me Snowflake US terms

Special Stitch:

Picot: a picot is a series of chain stitches that are joined to form a loop by making a ss to the first chain. A picot can consist of anything from 3 chains and upwards, all formed into a loop by a ss to the first chain. In this pattern you’ll find 4-ch and 6-ch picots. E.g. with a 6-ch picot you ch 6 and ss in the first ch to make a loop.

  • Foundation ring: ch 6, ss in 1st ch to form a ring.

  • Round 1: ch 3 (counts as a dc), 1 dc [ ch 3, 2 dc] x 5 in ring, ch 3, ss in 3rd ch of first 3 ch.

  • Round 2: ss in 1 dc and ch-3 sp, work in ch-3 sp: ( 1 ch, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 ch, 4-ch picot, 6-ch picot, 4-ch picot, ss in 1 ch before picots, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc), * work in next ch-3 sp: (2 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 ch, 4-ch picot, 6-ch picot, 4-ch picot, ss in 1 ch before picots, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 2 sc) *, repeat from * to * 4 more times, ss in 1st ch. Fasten off and sew in ends.


Both the Mini and the Mini Me are good sizes for Christmas tree decorations and they also look great on a garland hanging vertically in the window – it’s my favourite new Christmas decoration this year. Instructions on how to make the garland and the stars in the picture will be the next post later this week, so stay tuned!

Have fun making! I would love to see your versions, so feel free to share to my Facebook Page or to tag me on Instagram – @saraphir.

© SARAPHIR QAA-RISHI

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