Rays of Sunshine Applique by Tamara Adams

Rays of Sunshine Applique

October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
5" across
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Bright, cheerful and easy. You can alter the look by making a dual color sun, such as an orange or deep gold center with the yellow rays, or green and purple if it tickles your fancy! Add a smiley face with black yarn, or make it smaller and have a tighter weave by substituting a smaller hook.

Finished Size: 5” across
(Applique pictured was made with Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Lemonade)


  • Small amount worsted weight yarn
  • Crochet hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)

ch…. …..chain
sl st…….slip stitch
sc……….single crochet
hdc……..half double crochet

Pattern begins with a magic ring. Click here for instructions if you are unfamiliar with this easy technique.