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Cristina86 on craftsy.com
Chickasha, Oklahoma

My granny taught me the basics of crochet when I was 5 & I have learned the rest on my own, mostly through books. I also taught myself how to knit a few years ago. And I taught a crochet class for ...

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Sunburst Rug

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Sunburst Rug
Sunburst Rug
Sunburst Rug

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Magic Ring or another method for making a closed center
  • Single Crochet
  • Joining stitches into a round
  • Working several strands of yarn held together as one

Pattern Description:

I have a 7 year old special needs boy that just LOVES rugs! Having never made a rug before I set out to make a simple rug that he would love in his favorite shape - a hexagon. He picked out all the colors himself and I had it finished for him within a day or so of starting. It is his new favorite play area!

This rug is very soft and squishy under foot and very soft for the kids to play or nap on. It works up very quickly and is very easy to make and adjust the size if necessary. Make it in the colors I used, or use colors of your own choice to go with your dcor. Experiment with different yarn textures or weights and make it really interesting. There are endless combinations to choose from!


Not essential

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • About 42" across at the corners and 38.5" across at the sides


  • About 560 yards of 6 different colors of worsted weight yarn
  • Size N Crochet Hook

Suggested yarn:

3360 yards of Worsted weight


Red, Orange, Blue, White, Green and Purple