Read this tips and tutorial on how to plan & crochet non-repetitive granny colors, and how many squares you will get with the yarn colors of your choice. Bring the yarn end up, lay between the yarn and the hook when you do the last stitch.Gauge / Tension: 1 square = 4″ x 4″ Material & Tool: 1. This will latch the yarn end in between the stitch. Row 18: Work across 9 sc with Color C, work 9 sc with Color B. Row 19: Work across 9 sc with Color B, work 9 sc with Color A. Row 16: (Right side) With Color A work 8 sc, FO Color A, finish last sc with Color B.
Crochet hook, 3mm Abbreviations: sl knot = slip knot st = stitch ss = slip stitch (to fasten) ch = chain sc = single crochet dc = double crochet fo = fasten off Rnd = round Pattern: Base Round – sl knot, ch 6, ss into first ch to make a ring. ch 5, 2 dc in same space, *ch1, 2 dc, ch2, 2 dc in next space – repeat * 5 times, 1 dc and ss into the 3rd ch of the beginning round. Rnd 4 – New color: ch1, sc around and make a long stitch down in round 2 between each flower petal. [Note: ch1 in bold should be at the center of the flower petal, this is the corner of the hexagon] To join to the adjacent African Flower hexagon block, insert the hook to the matching ch stitch of another hexagon and do a ss instead of ch.
Rnd 2 – [with yarn color B] sl knot, insert hook into a st, slst to fasten the new yarn on the round (this count as ch1), ch2, dc into same st , ch1, *2dc into next st, ch1, repeat * for 11 times. Pick 3 colors of your choice plus a white to make a sunburst granny square.
Rnd 3 – [with yarn color C] sl knot, insert hook into a chain space, slst to fasten the new yarn on the round (this count as ch1), ch2, 2dc into same space, ch1, *3dc into next chain space, ch1 , repeat * for 11 times. slst to the 4ch space at the beginning of the round. Rnd 5 – ch3, 2dc into next chain space, ch1, 1 granny cluster, ch1, *1 granny corner, 3 granny clusters, repeat * for 3 times, 1granny corner, 1 granny cluster. The colors are: bluebell, pastel blue, pastel pink, lemonade pink, melon, pastel yellow, pistachio, lavender (note: Some of the colors might have been obsoleted).
Refer the photos below for the progress and tip on how to hide yarn ends while you crochet. You will come to the slit knot area after you have crochet about 6 dc, guide the yarn end around the ring and crochet to hide it in between the stitches.
Crochet hook, G / 4mm Abbreviations: (in USA terms) sl knot = slip knot st = stitch slst = slip stitch ch = chain dc = double crochet fo = fasten off Rnd = round Sunburst Granny CROCHET PATTERN Rnd 1 – [with yarn color A] sl knot, ch4, dc 11 on the 4th ch from the hook. Refer above crochet pattern to crochet the Sunburst Granny Square.