Free Sunbursts in the Snow Baby Blanket or Throw Pattern…

CATEGORY: Blanket/Throw/Baby Blanket

YARNS SUGGESTED: Double Knit

HOOK SIZE: 4.5mm

SIZE: 36 x 43 inches

Granny squares adapted from Carseat Blanket by Mary Ellen Wells and Sunburst Granny Squares by Priscilla Hewitt

COLOUR A:

ch4, slip stitch to join

Row 1: ch4 (counts as first treble crochet), 15 tc in centre……16 treble crochet total.

sl st to join. Fasten off.

COLOUR B:

Row 2: Attach with sl st between any tc, ch3, [puff stitch, ch1] between each treble crochet……….16 [puff stitch, ch1] total.

sl st to join. Fasten off.

COLOUR C:

Row 3: Attach with sl st in any ch1 space, ch3, [4dc bobble stitch, ch2] in each ch1 space……16 [bobble, ch2] total.

Sl st to join. Fasten off.

WHITE YARN:

If you intend to use the “joining as you go” method, then don’t start row 4, until you have familiarized yourself with the joining technique: http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/joining-asyougo-sqaures.html

Row 4: Attach with sl st in any ch2 space, ch4 (to count as first treble crochet), 2 tc in same space, (*3 double crochet in next ch2 space, 3 half double crochet in next ch2 space, 3 double crochet in next ch2 space*, [3 tc, ch3, 3 tc] in next ch2 space for corner).

Repeat between( )s x 2, then repeat from * to * x 1

3 tc in same space as beginning tc, ch3, join with slip stitch to the top of the beginning ch4.

Fasten off.

JOIN SQUARES:

I used Lucy of Attic24’s “Joining as you go” technique – http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/joining-asyougo-sqaures.html

BORDER:

(join with sl st and turn work at end of each round; ch3 at start of each round – counts as first dc)

Row 1: Double crochet all the way around – 5 dcs in each corner

Row 2: [1 dc, ch1] all the way around – corner = [1 dc, ch1] x 3

Row 3 to 5: 3 rows of double crochet all the wy around – 5 dcs in each corner

Row 6: [1 dc, ch1] all the way around – corner = [1 dc, ch1] x 3

*************************************************

Puff Stitch:

[yo, insert in st, draw up a loop] x 3

yo and draw through 6 loops

yo and draw through remaining 2 loops

*************************************************

4dc Bobble Stitch:

Yo, insert in st, draw up a loop, Yo, draw through 2 loops on hook;

[Yo, insert hook in same st, draw up a loop, Yo, draw through 2 loops] x 3

Yo, draw through last 5 loops on hook, ch1 to complete stitch

*************************************************

About these ads

7 thoughts on “Free Sunbursts in the Snow Baby Blanket or Throw Pattern…

  1. This is so pretty! Thanks for sharing this. I’ve just made my 1st square and it looks lovely. Fabulous, clear to follow instructions. I’m excited to get started on my blanket now :)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s