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Adaptable Sun: Crochet Pattern


Crochet Sun pattern can be adapted in many objects. Coasters, amigurumi, coin bag, or an applique. This base pattern is perfect to apply your creativity to, give you sun a unique look and adapt your sun to your needs.


This pattern has been created for the Crochet in a Day Blog Hope, hosted by Through The Loop Yarn Craft (TTLYC).


Each day in February, there will be a featured pattern that will be FREE for the day with the provided coupon code. You can get to the host site that coupon code is posted to by clicking the "Coupon Code" button below, the graphic "How it Works" is the host's explanation of how the Hop will work.

There are many great designers joining this Blog Hop! check out all the Designers that the hop will be featuring!

The host of this hop had decided to not do a bundle deal, so be sure to join us every day to collect all the patterns!

I will also be posting each of the daily feature patterns on my Facebook page, and Instagram if you would like to follow to see what the feature design of the day is for this Hop, and upcoming hops!

This Coupon Code button will take you to TTLYC Crochet in a Day Blog Hop post, there you will find all the feature patterns for this hop along with the coupon codes you will need to be able to download the patterns for Free on their feature day!


Here you will find my feature pattern for the Crochet in a Day Blog Hop.

I have posted the tutorial video I have on my YouTube channel for the sun pattern along with the written instructions for the Sun coasters.

The pdf of the pattern includes more photos with each step as well as written instructions on how to make the sun into a coin bag, amigurumi, and a washcloth. The pdf is available in my Ravelry, Ribblr, and Etsy shops. The buttons below will take you to the Sun pattern within these shops.

On my feature day you can get the pdf pattern free with the coupon code from my ravelry shop, or a free Ribblr digital pattern, I will also make it 50% off on Etsy (as they do not allow free patterns).








For the Sun Pattern, you will need a few supplies, know a few abbreviations, and could help to look at the options of what to do with the Sun before starting.


Supplies:

Yarn: Four to Five colors of worsted/Standard 4 weight

I used:

¹ Red Heart: yellow – 22 to 60 yards (22 yards per completed sun side)

Crochet Hook:

E (3.50mm) hook

Other Supplies:

Scissors, Tapestry needle, Stitch markers

Optional Supplies:

Felting supplies (felting needle, 3 to 4 colors felting wool, foam block, finger protectors, stencils),

Sewing pins, poly-fil (stuffing), anti-skid fabric/material, large eye sewing needle and/or

sharp point tapestry needle, snap with snap pliers



(click here for Abbreviations Post).


Gauge Swatch:

With E (3.50mm) hook and worsted (4) weight 100% acrylic yarn

Ch 18, Row 1: in 2nd bb from hook sc 17, Row 2 – 18: ch 1, turn, sc 17

Measures: 4” x 4”


Measurements of Project with Gauge Met:

6½” to 7” point to point of the Sun


Notes:

-It can be beneficial to look through entire pattern before starting.

-The pattern is written in standard US terminology and written working right-handed

-Rounds are worked continuously unless it is noted to turn


Tutorial video:

Here is the Sun Tutorial video from my YouTube channel.

If you find this video helpful, would love for you to comment and/or subscribe to my channel to let me know I should make more crochet videos. Thank you!



Sun:

Red Heart: Yellow (22 yards per 1 sun)

Hook


MR

Rnd 1: 6sc in MR (6)

Rnd 2: [2sc]x6 (12)

Rnd 3: [2sc, sc 1]x6 (18)

Rnd 4: [2sc, sc 2]x6 (24)

Rnd 5: [2sc, sc 3]x6 (30)

Rnd 6: [2sc, sc 4]x6 (36)

Rnd 7: sc 36 (36)

Row 8:

8a: ch 1, sc 6 (6)

8b: ch 1, turn, sc 6 (6)

8c: ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog (4)

8d: ch 1, turn, sc 4 (4)

8e: ch 1, turn, sc 1, sc2tog, sc 1 (3)

8f: ch 1, turn, sc 1, sc2tog (2)

8g: ch 1, turn, sc2tog (1)

8h: ch 1, NO turn, slst 7 down side, slst into Rnd 7

Repeat 8a – 8h 5 more times

Rnd 9: ch 1, sc 6 (upside of point), sc-picot-sc (at tip of point, 8e), sc 6 (down side of point) slst between the triangle points, Repeat for each point of the sun (border for the Sun)

Slst, leave a long tail for sewing if making a coaster, cut and tie.


For Sun Coaster

Needed materials: anti-skid fabric/material, large eye sewing needle or sharp point tapestry needle, 6 pins


Cut a piece of anti-skid material by tracing the Sun applique on the back of the material leaving an ⅛” to ¼” around to get the size and shape you need. When sewing the points the edge of the anti-skid material will be folded under to keep smooth edges.

Sew the material to the back side of the crochet Sun, starting by sewing around Rnd 7 first, then sew around each point of the sun using a whip stitch.

If needed use pins to hold sun and backing in place while sewing.



I would love to see your crochet sun projects!

tag me on social @mycraftypursuits so I can see them.




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