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How to Crochet a Sunburst Granny Square

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Hello there!

Today I am excited to share with you this Sunburst Granny Square Tutorial!  This is a fun granny square and great for new crocheters who are still getting the hang of crocheting in the round.

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Sunburst Granny Square

Materials:
3 coordinating colors
1 background color
corresponding hook size to yarn you choose (it will say on the package)

yarn needle for weaving in ends
*The amount of yarn you need will depend on how you use the granny square.

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Here is the full video tutorial!

Instructions

Start with a magic ring, also called magic circle.  Here is a video on that if you need help.

Rnd 1: ch4 (=1dc,1ch), 1dc + 1ch 11 times into circle. Join with a ss in 3rd ch. Pull on free end to tighten magic circle. 12dc total.

Rnd 2: Start in a ch 1 space. Attach new color as desired. ch 3 (=1dc), 1dc, ch1, *2dc, ch1* in remaining spaces.  Join with ss in 3rd ch. 12 groups of 2dc.

Rnd 3: Start in a ch 1 space. Attach new color as desired. ch 3 (=1dc), 2dc, ch1, *3dc, ch1* in remaining spaces.  Join with ss in 3rd ch. 12 groups of 3dc.

Rnd 4: Start in a ch 1 space. Attach new color as desired. ch 4 (= 1 tr), 1tr, 3ch, 2 tr (first corner) *ch 1, (4dc) in next ch space, 1 ch (4dc) in next space, 1 ch (2tr, ch3, 3tr) (=2nd corner). Join with ss in top chain, trim yarn and fasten off. Weave in ends.

US to UK terms
sc = UK dc
dc = UK tr
hdc = UK htr
tr = UK dtr

I hope you enjoyed this sunburst granny square!  Looking for more granny square patterns? This one only uses 1 color which is simple and great for variegated yarn choices 😉 Here’s a sunflower granny square too!

Michelle Schlager

Thursday 24th of November 2016

What brand of yarn did you use and the colors?

Deborah Guss

Thursday 8th of December 2016

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