Here Comes the Sun

Free Knit Pattern

Gauge:

4 1/2s X 6r = 1"

Finished Size:

12" wide x 10" long

Materials:

2 Skeins of Noro Kujako in #18

1 hank of Tahki Cotton Classic in Yellow

1 pair of 4 1/2" Bamboo "D" shaped purse handles

US 8 Straight needles

H-8 crochet hook

embroidery needle

Directions:

panel (make 2)

CO 50st

Work in St st for 6"

Working in Garter Stitch, *K2tog, k across to last two st, SSK*

repeat from * for 1"

Continue working in Garter St, *K3tog, k across to last 3 st, SSSK*

Repeat from * until peice measures 4" across

Working St st for 2"

BO all stitches

The Sun:

Ch 3, to form ring slip st in first chain

ch 2, *sc 2 in next ch, 1 sc in next ch* rep from * to last ch, join with sl st

ch 2, *sc 2 in next st, 1 sc in next st* rep from * to last ch, join with sl st

ch 2 *sc 2 in next st, 2 sc in next st* rep from * to last ch, join with sl st

ch 2 *sc 2 in next st, 2 sc in next st* rep from * to last ch, join with sl st

finish off

 

To make rays:

*join yarn anywhere, sc 4 in next 4 st

ch 2, turn, decrease next two st, sc in last sts

ch 2, turn, decrease next two st, sc in last st

ch 2, turn, decrease last two sts

finish off*

rep from * around until you have 7 rays

join yarn at any point and sl st around to leave a clean edge border.

finish off and weave in ends

Finishing:

wrap 2" tab over the Bamboo Handle and sew across the the WS of the St st section

Repeat on the second panel

Sew sun on the front of either panel

sew up seams and you are done!

Optional Embellishments:

You could always turn out your embroidery skills and embroider the sun motif on the front!

I am no pattern writing expert, so if you run into trouble, write me and let me know

Copyright © 2004

pattern designed by: Tamie Snow

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