FATW5 – Extra Rounds Week 2

The extra rounds for Highland Sunburst – Week 2 by Valerie Bracegirdle of Agrarian Artisan is going to use the same file as Thistle – Week 1 also presented by Valerie. Do be sure to have a look at the first blog article about the 3 Extra Rounds HERE if you are just joining us now and haven’t read what the purpose for these rounds are…… you will find all the answers in that article.

And now the important part:

The 3 Extra Rounds for HIGHLAND SUNBURST: 

*Downloadable Document: 41 w/ch-sp

US Stitch Abbreviations

  • sc – single crochet
  • ch-sp – chain space
  • ch – chain
  • slst – slip stitch
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches

NOTE: 

•if you will be using the same color for all 3 rounds you may slip stitch into the ch-sp and follow the instructions for the remainder of the round starting with “ch1”. 

•you may also use a Standing Single Crochet (hdc, dc) to start your round instead of the “ch1, sc”. 

•you may adjust the length of your stitches to half double crochet (hdc) or double crochet (dc) instead of the single crochet (sc) as stated in the instructions to achieve the same size in all squares.

Round 1: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, sc in next 41 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (43 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(sc, ch2, sc) in corner ch-sp, sc in next 43 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (45 sts, ch2) per side

Round 3: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(2sc, ch2, 2sc) in corner ch-sp, skip hidden st, sc in next 44 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st sc, fasten off and weave in ends. (48 sts, ch2) per side


UK Stitch Abbreviations

  • dc – double crochet
  • ch-sp – chain space
  • ch – chain
  • slst – slip stitch
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches

NOTE:

if you will be using the same colour for all 3 rounds you may slip stitch into the ch-sp and follow the instructions for the remainder of the round starting with “ch1”.

•you may also use a Standing Double Crochet (htr, tr) to start your round instead of the “ch1, dc”.

•you may adjust the length of your stitches to half treble crochet (htr) or treble crochet (tr) instead of the double crochet (dc) as stated in the instructions to achieve the same size in all squares.

Round 1: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, dc in next 41 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (43 sts, ch2) per side

Round 2: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(dc, ch2, dc) in corner ch-sp, dc in next 43 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (45 sts, ch2) per side

Round 3: Join in any corner ch-sp, ch1, *(2dc, ch2, 2dc) in corner ch-sp, skip hidden st, dc in next 44 sts* 4 times, slst to 1st dc, fasten off and weave in ends. (48 sts, ch2) per side

*Downloadable Document: 41 w/ch-sp

Don’t forget to share share share share and share some more of your progress photos to our Facebook newsfeed and our Instagram story. The hashtag for Friends Around the World 5th Anniversary CAL is #fatw5, and the hashtags for each square are listed in the blog article each week as they release.

Until next time…..

Happy Crocheting,

Jo💗

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