A Ray of Sunshine - 6" Square by Marie Segares

A Ray of Sunshine - 6" Square

March 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
45 - 90 yards (41 - 82 m)
6” (15.25 cm) square.
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My grandmother used to have beautiful sunflowers in her small, backyard garden. Sunflowers always brighten my day - I hope this square does the same for you!

Skills used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet
Working in rounds, increasing, and joining new colors
Crocheting in the back or front loop only
Puff stitch (written explanation is provided in pattern)

Skill level

Finished Size
6” (15.25 cm) square

Medium weight yarn in 3 colors (30-35 yds/27.5-32 m in each color). Sample uses Loops & Threads Impeccable (100% acrylic, 4.5 oz/127.5 g/277 yds/253 m) in Chocolate (CA), Craft Smart Value (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yds/333 m) in Butter (CB), and Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yds/333 m) in Soft White (CC).

I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

1 square in pattern = 6” (15.25 cm) square. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.