Sunburst Square

 12 inch square

By Sherry Welch
Copyright
April 2002

Materials
Worsted Weight Yarn
I hook or size needed for gauge

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Instructions:

Ch  6, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, work 19 dc in center of ring, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.  (20 dc's)

Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), *dc in next st, ch 1*, rep from * to* around. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 4.(20 dc's and 20 ch 1 sps).

Rnd 3: Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), *dc in next st, ch 2*, rep from * to * around.  Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5. (20 dc's and 20 ch 2 sps).

Rnd 4: Ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch 3), *dc in next st, ch 3*, rep from * to * around.  Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 6. (20 dc's and 20 ch 2 sps).

Rnd 5: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), *dc in next ch 3 sp, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1*, rep from * to * around. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 4.(40 dc's and 40 ch 1 sps).

Rnd 6: Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), *dc in next st, ch 2*, rep from * to * around.  Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5. (40 dc's and 40 ch 2 sps).

Rnd 7: Ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch 3), *dc in next st, ch 3*, rep from * to * around.  Join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 6. (40 dc's and 40 ch 2 sps).

Rnd 8: Sl st in next ch 3 sp, ch 4, 6 trc in same sp, 3 dc in next ch sp, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 2 sc in each of next 5 ch sps, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 3 dc in next ch sp, *7 trc in next ch sp, 3 dc in next ch sp, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 2 sc in each of next 5 ch sps, 3 hdc in next ch sp, 3 dc in next ch sp*, rep from * to * 2 more times, join with sl
st to top of beg ch 4.

Rnd 9: Ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 7 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 28 sts, 7 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of the next 28 sts, 7 dc in next sts, 1 dc in each of next 25 sts, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3. (140 dc's)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each of next 5 sts, 3 sc in next st, *sc in each of next 34 sts, 3 sc in next st*, rep from * to * 2 more times, sc in each of the last 28 sts, join with sl st to beg sc.  (148 sc's).  Fasten off and weave in ends.