A few years ago, one of the very first patterns I chose to practice with when I was learning how to crochet with thread was Petals to Picot's snowflake pattern. Since then, it has remained my favorite snowflake pattern that I've ever come across, and I've seen hundreds. I like the detail, the easy blocking, and the tightness of all the stitches.
Therefore, it is apropos that I have chosen it as the design to use for my 3-inch holiday ornaments. It fits quite snugly and perfectly within the hoop.