Design by: Maggie Weldon
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Afghan - 45"X65"; Pillow - 17"X18"
Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn:
Afghan: 26 oz, 1400 yds White (W); 10 oz, 539 yds Light Purple (K); 5 ½ oz, 300 yds Dark Purple (P); 1 oz, 55 yds Tan (C); ½ oz, 26 yds Brown (N); ¾ oz, 40 yds Pink (CC); 9 yds Yellow; ½ oz, 28 yds Green; Pillow - 7 ½ oz, 400 yds White (W); 1 oz, 55 yds Light Pink (K); ½ oz, 30 yds Dark Pink (P); small amounts Tan (C), Brown (N), Blue (CC), Yellow, Green. Fiberfill; Yarn Needle
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 14 sc = 4"; 17 Rows = 4"
Crochet Pattern for Sunbonnet Sue Afghan and pillow
Pick up your crochet hook; crochet pattern and yarn to start creating a delightful rendition of the charming Sunbonnet Sue design with the new Sunbonnet Sue Afghan & Pillow. Bertha Corbett Melcher is credited as a creator of the Sunbonnet designs. She was an illustrator of children's Primer books in the early 1900s. Her book, "The Sunbonnet Babies", was published in 1900 and showcased these cute little girls with their faces hidden by their bonnets. Sunbonnet Sue has a mystery about her, which opens the design up for playful fun. Little girls will love this afghan and pillow for their room, while adults can add a splash of whimsy to a craft room, sunny sitting are or guest room. There is no end to the enjoyment that Sunbonnet Sue crochet pattern can bring you.
Sunbonnet Sue Afghan and Pillow Crochet Pattern use a worsted-weight yarn and several crochet stitches to complete the crochet afghan and matching crochet pillow. You can use a similar color palette for each Sunbonnet Sue block in the crochet afghan, or make each block a different color for creative touch. Multiple colors in each block and the delicate border put this pretty pattern set at an intermediate crochet level. The finished afghan size is approximately 65 inches by 45 inches, perfect for a lap or throws afghan. The finished pillow is approximately 17 inches by 18 inches. Sunbonnet Sue designs are about having fun, so put on your creative hat and dive into this crochet pattern to make a whimsical piece for your home.Keep Warm With This Crochet Pattern!