Native Sun Square

Native Sun Square Granny Square

Looking for a fun new 6″ Afghan Square? This is it!

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This 6″ Native Sun Square, named for its similarity to the Native American symbol for sun, would be great for so many projects: Beach bags, Ponchos, and especially afghans!


This pattern calls for worsted weight yarn in any fiber of your choice! Craftsy has some great worsted weight yarns! Click HERE to check them out.

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Materials

Worsted Weight Yarn

  • Color A
  • Color B

H/8/5.00mm Hook

Yarn Needle

Stitch Guide

ch = Chain

dc = double crochet

FPtrc = Front Post treble crochet

FPdc = Front post double crochet

Ltrc = See Special Stitches

rnd = round 

sc = single crochet

sl st(s) = slip stitch(es) 

trc = treble crochet 


Special Stitches

Long Treble Crochet (Ltrc) – Skip over one round and work into the round below (2nd round down from current working round)

Notes

Beginning chain 3 counts as a stitch where indicated only. 

Finished Measurements

5.75″ before blocking. 

Block to 6″. 

Written in U.S. Terms

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Instructions

With A,

1. Ch 4, join to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc x 3, ch 4, *dc x 4, ch 4* 3X, sl st to join in top of beginning ch 3

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2. Ch 3 (counts as dc), FPtrc x 2, dc, ch 5, sk ch-4, *dc, FPtrc x 2, dc, ch 5, sk ch-4* 3X, sl st to join in top of beginning ch 3

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With B,

3. Ch 3 (counts as dc), FPtrc x 2, dc, (Ltrc x 3, ch 4, Ltrc x 3) in ch-4 sp from rnd 1, *dc, FPtrc x 2, dc, (Ltrc x 3, ch 4, Ltrc x 3) in ch-4 sp* 3X, sl st to join in top of beginning ch 3

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With A,

4. Ch 1, FPLtrc arnd beginning ch-3 of rnd 2, FPtrc x 2 arnd FPtrc of rnd 3, FPLtrc arnd dc of rnd 2, dc x 3 in next 3 Ltrc, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in ch-4 sp, dc x 3 in next 3 Ltrc, *FPLtrc arnd dc of rnd 2, FPtrc x 2 arnd FPtrc of rnd 3, FPLtrc arnd dc of rnd 2, dc x 3 in next 3 Ltrc, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in ch-4 sp, dc x 3 in next 3 Ltrc* 3X, sl st to join in 1st FPLtrc

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With B,

5. Ch 3 (counts as dc), FPtrc x 2, dc in FPLtrc, dc in next 5 dc, dc in ch-2 sp, Ltrc in ch-4 sp from rnd 4, ch 1, Ltrc in ch-4 sp from rnd 4, dc in same ch-2 sp, dc x 5, *dc in FPLtrc, FPtrc x 2, dc in next FPLtrc, dc x 5, dc in ch-2 sp, Ltrc in ch-4 sp from rnd 4, ch 1, Ltrc in ch-4 sp from rnd 4, dc in same ch-2 sp, dc x 5* 3X, sl st to join in top of beginning ch-3

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With A,

6. Ch 1, FPLtrc arnd 1st FPLtrc of rnd 4, FPdc x 2 in FPtrcs of round 5, FPLtrc arnd FPLtrc of rnd 4, sc x 7, 2 sc in ch-1, sc x 7, *FPLtrc, FPdc x 2, FPLtrc , sc x 7, 2 sc in ch-1, sc x 7* 3X, sl st to join in 1st FPtrc. Fasten. Hide Strings.

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