Decorate your home with this beautiful Country Sun Catcher!
This Country Sun Catcher is easy to work and made with a simple granny circle. In fact, you may recognize this granny circle from the Granny Circle Shoulder Bag Crochet Pattern!
After working the two sides of the bag, I had held one up for my husband to see and we immediately thought to ourselves it would look gorgeous hanging on a wall!
All it took was a little modification and a 12 inch macrame ring.
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After working the Granny circle, you will place it inside the macrame ring and then work a round of single crochet over the ring and into the granny circle. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?
I will show you exactly how to make the granny circle and attach the ring in the full video tutorial below
I worked this bag using a 100% cotton yarn by Lion Brand Yarns. Cotton holds its shape quite well, especially when it comes to wear and tear. I mentioned about that I used five different colours, but you may use more or less!
For a crochet hook, I used a 5 mm and you will see me using a Clover Armor hook in the full video tutorial below.
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Country Sun Catcher:
Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 4 rounds = 4 inches
Finished Size: 12 x 12 inches laid flat.
Yarn: Pima Cotton Yarn by Lion Brand® (186 yds/170m; 3.5 oz/100g; 100% cotton; medium/worsted weight). You will need 1/2 ball each of 5 colours: Colour A: Mademoiselle, Colour B: Stone, Colour C: Raincloud, Colour D: Mulberry, Colour E: Pewter.
Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm) hook.
Notions: Yarn Needle, 12 inch macrame ring.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl st – Slip stitch
Yo – Yarn over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rounds.
- Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as stitch.
- Ch 3 at beginning of row counts as a dc.
- Weave in ends as needed.
Free Crochet Pattern:
With Colour A, Ch 5, join with a sl st in the first st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as a dc, ch 1), * [dc, ch 1] 11 times into the centre of the ring, join with a sl st in the 3rd ch of the starting ch-4. Fasten off. (12 dc)
Rnd 2: Join with colour B in any ch-1 sp, [Ch 3, dc, ch 1] all in the same sp, *[2 dc, ch 1] in the next ch-1 sp; rpt all the way around, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join with colour C in any ch-1 sp, [Ch 3, 2 dc, ch 1] all in the same sp, *[3 dc, ch 1] in the next ch-1 sp; rpt all the way around, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 4: Join with colour D in any ch-1 sp, [Ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1] all in the same sp, *[4 dc, ch 1] in the next ch-1 sp; rpt all the way around, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Join with colour E in any ch-1 sp, [Ch 3, dc, ch 1] all in the same sp, *sk the next 2 dc, [2 dc, ch 1] in between the next 2 sts, Sk the next 2 sts, [2 dc, ch 1] in the next ch-1 sp; rpt all the way around, sk the next 2 dc, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3. Fasten off.
Rnd 6: Join colour A in any ch-1 sp, repeat rnd 3.
Rnd 7: Join colour B in any ch-1 sp, repeat rnd 4.
Rnd 8: Join colour C in any ch-1 sp, repeat rnd 5.
Rnd 9: Join colour D in any ch-1 sp, [ch 3, 2 dc] in the same sp, * 3 dc in the next ch-1 sp; Rpt from * around changing to colour E in the final st, join with a sl st in the top of the starting ch-3.
Rnd 10: With colour E, ch 1, sc in the same st as joining and in each st around. Join with a sl st in the first st.
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
Place granny circle inside in 12 inch macramé ring. Using any colour, join yarn with a sl st in any stitch on the granny circle. Now working through the granny circle and around the metal ring, work 2 sc in each st all the way around. Join with a sl st in the first stitch. Do not fasten off.
For the hanger, ch 20, join with a sl st in the first st as joining. Ch 1, turn. Sl st in the first ch st and in each across the loop, join with a sl st in the final st. Fasten off, weave in your ends.
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