STARBURST AFGHAN SQUARE

Starburst Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

STARBURST AFGHAN SQUARE

LoveCrochet

Starburst Afghan Square – Free Crochet Pattern

This Starburst Afghan Square is the 5th in the 2018 Crochet A Block Crochet Along!

Starburst Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Find Starburst Afghan Square On Ravelry!
Share The Love And Please Favorite!

Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
Concentration required.

Yarn: Weight – DK (11 wpi) 3 : Light – I used cotton yarn – check the main introduction page!
Color – 5 colors – color change indicted in pattern

Hook: 3.25 mm

Size: 23 cm x 23 cm (approx. 9 inches)

Notes:
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

Abbreviations:
CH – chain
SL ST – slip stitch
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
BLP – back loop

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DETAILS  plus all the links to all the squares!

Starburst Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Special Stitches:

5 DC POPCORN (PC):

  • Work 5 double crochet (dc) stitches into the same stitch.
  • Drop the loop from your hook.
  • Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first double crochet of the group.
  • Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch.
  • Work 1 CH to ‘close’ the popcorn

FPDC – front post double crochet

Insert your hook into the front of your work, behind the indicated stitch, and then through your work such that your hook is now at the front of your work again. Pull through final 2 loops on your hook.

FPTR – front post treble crochet

 Yarn over 2 times, insert your hook from front to back to front around the post of the next stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, (yarn over, pull thru 2 loops on your hook) 3 times.

For a photo & Video Tutorial Click Here!

**********

COLORS: Natural – A; Grapefruit – B; Butternut – C; Amazon – D; Kiwi – E

INSTRUCTIONS:

With Butternut – C;

CH 8; SL ST to form a ring;

RND 1: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC); work 15 DC into ring (16 DC):
SL ST into 3rd CH of starting 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Natural – A;

Join into any DC

For this round work into back-loops only

RND 2: CH 5 (this counts as 1 DC and CH 2);
*work 1 DC into next DC; CH 2.
Repeat from * 14 more times; SL ST into 3rd CH of starting 5 CH.
(16 DC; 16 x 2 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Amazon – D;

Join into any 2 CH space

NOTE: this round might frill a bit due to your tension and yarn – this is because of the increase in stitches – especially the V sts – this is OKAY do not worry too much about it.

RND 3: CH 4 ( counts as 1 DC and 1 CH space); work 1 DC into SAME 2 CH space;
work 1 FPDC around next DC.
*Work [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC] into NEXT 2 CH space; work 1 FPDC around next DC.
Repeat from * 14 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 4 CH
(16 FPDC; 16 x V sts = [1 DC; 1 CH; 1 DC])
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Kiwi – E;

Join into any 1 CH space

RND 4: CH 5 (this counts as 1 TR and 1 CH); work 1 TR into SAME 1 CH space; CH 1.
*Work [1 TR; 1 CH; 1 TR] into NEXT 1 CH space; CH 1.
Repeat from * 14 more times. SL ST into 4th CH of starting  5 CH.
(16 x TR V sts; 16 x 1 CH spaces)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Grapefruit – B;

Join with a SC into any FIRST TR of any TR V st.

RND 5: Work 1 SC into next 1 CH space; work 1 SC into next TR;
work 1 FPTR around next RND 3 FPDC.
*Work 1 SC into next TR; work 1 SC into next 1 CH space; work 1 SC into next TR;
work 1 FPTR around next RND 3 FPDC.
Repeat from * 14 more times. SL ST into first SC worked.
(48 SC; 16 FPTR = 64 STS)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Butternut – C

Join into ANY FPTR

RND 6: CH 4 (counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; 3 CH; 3 TR] into SAME FPTR;
(CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT FPTR) 3 times; CH 3.
*Work [3 TR; 3 CH; 3 TR] into NEXT FPTR;
(CH 3; work 1 SC into NEXT FPTR) 3 times; CH 3.
Repeat from * 2 more times; SL ST into 4th CH of 4 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Natural – A;

Join into any CORNER 3 CH space

RND 7: CH 4 (this counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; CH 3; 3 TR] into SAME corner; CH 1;
(work 3 TR into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 1) 4 times.
*Work [3 TR; CH 3; 3 TR] into SAME corner; CH 1;
(work 3 TR into NEXT 3 CH space; CH 1) 4 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 4th of 4 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Kiwi – E;

Join into any 3 CH corner space

RND 8: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC); work [2 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same corner space; CH 3;
(work popcorn into next 1 CH space; CH 3) 5 times.
*Work [3 DC; 3 CH; 3 DC] into same corner space; CH 3;
(work popcorn into next 1 CH space; CH 3) 5 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 3rd of 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

With Grapefruit – B;

Join yarn into any 3 CH corner space;

RND 9: CH 4 (this counts as 1 TR); work [2 TR; CH 2; 3 TR] into corner space; CH 1;
work (3 TR into next 3 CH space; CH 1) 6 times.
*Work [3 TR; CH 2; 3 TR] into corner space; CH 1;
work (3 TR into next 3 CH space; CH 1) 6 times.
Repeat from * 2 more times. SL ST into 4th of starting 4 CH.

NOTE: you can remove or add after the border round to get your required size – you can change the stitches to SC/HDC/DC or TR.
Just Remember – to STOP at the SAME round for each of your squares to ensure easy joining and CORRECT (same) stitch count.

BORDER RND: CH 3 (this counts as 1 DC); work 1 DC into each TR stitch AND 1 Ch space all around;
work [ 2 DC; 2 CH 2; 2 DC] into each CORNER space.
(35 DC per side = total stitch count 140 DC)
SL ST into 3rd of starting 3 CH.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

 Starburst Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

Starburst Afghan Square | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop #freecrochetpattern #grannysquare #afghansquare #crochetalong #ccwcrochetablock2018

For questions and sharing your progress:

Join the Creative Crochet Workshop Facebook Group or/and Ravelry Group
Share your progress on Instagram #ccwcrochetablock2018

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
This site contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission (at not extra cost to you) if you make a purchase after clicking on an affiliate link. Thank you so much for your support! Shop Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *