Let it snow, let it snow, let it SNOW!!!!

Jessica Wifall, creator of the Baby Henry’s Designer Heirloom CAL, has brought us mom” pattern to co-host as a MINI-CAL from December 1st through December 16th….. ❄️SNOWFLAKES❄️

This CAL will be a total of 12 snowflakes, 6 of which will be will be available and released as FREE patterns right here on the blog…. while the remaining 6 will be released as an ebook available for a nominal fee via Jessica’s Ravelry store.

These snowflakes are not your ordinary crochet Christmas ornaments from the late 1970’s to the early 1980’s that our mothers and grandmothers created. These exquisite pieces are not only stunning to look at…. but are realistically correct with their dendritic features and six-fold symmetry.You will also find that each one you make only sets to prove the point of no two snowflakes every being exactly the same.

This CAL releases on December 1st with 2 patterns (one free and one paid) every 3 days. Here’s a look at the schedule:

  • MoMo (paid) Dec 1st
  • Theo (free) Dec 1st
  • Joan (paid) Dec 4th
  • Olav (free) Dec 4th
  • Halvor (paid) Dec 7th
  • Enterprise (free) Dec 7th
  • Bistromath (paid) Dec 10th
  • Rocinante (free) Dec 10th
  • Allen (paid) Dec 13th
  • Yes Sir (free) Dec 13th
  • Spiff Chug Wunka (paid) Dec 16th
  • Peggy (free) Dec 16th

As you can see…. even if you so choose as to not purchase the ebook for the additional 6 snowflakes…. you will be able to make a lovely set of 6!

These beauties have many uses:

  1. Ornaments
  2. Name tags for place settingsGift tags for packages
  3. Addition to homemade Holiday cards
  4. Decorations for cookie exchange plates
  5. Teacher Holiday gifts
  6. Garland for your mantel or window
  7. Appliqué onto an apron or sweater
  • ….. the list is endless and the homemade touch, time and thought spent by you, brought to each one makes them even more special. Who will you gift one to? Or will you be making 827 for yourself?!?!?
    • Crochet thread such as Aunt Lydia’s Classic Cotton Crochet Thread Size 10 or Scheepjes Sugar Rush (lace weight yarn is also acceptable)
    • Crochet hook size 8 US or 1.5 mm
    • scissors 
    • small tapestry needle
    • fabric stiffener such as Aleene’s Fabric Stiffener & Draping Liquid
    • Rust proof pins (T-pins recommended) and blocking foam or cardboard for stiffening 

    The Introduction file may be found: HERE

    The eBook may be purchased in Jessica’s Ravelry Store: HERE

    ****and can be purchased in it’s entirety AFTER the CAL on Etsy.

    Ravelry: All the patterns will be available through Ravelry as they are released

    Etsy: The complete eBook will be available through Etsy once all patterns are released

    Blog: The free patterns will be available on the CAL – Crochet A Long blog

    Facebook: This CAL is hosted by the CAL – Crochet A Long Group on Facebook

    Everything you need to know can be found in the Introduction File: HERE

    Social Media links are a *must* of course:

    Ravelry Store: HERE

    Instagram: HERE

    Snowfall CAL 2019 Event: HERE

    And of course if you haven’t already….. be sure to check out Jessica’s collaborative pattern: Baby Henry’s Designer Heirloom CAL

    We do so look forward to seeing all the “snow flurries” in our newsfeed. Be sure you share photos of your progress and your projects in our Facebook group, HERE

    Happy Crocheting,



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