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EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square Tutorial for Beginners

August 14, 2023 4 min read

EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square Tutorial for Beginners - Secret Yarnery

Hello there, crochet enthusiasts! I'm Christa, and today, I am thrilled to introduce you to the delightful and straightforward One Color Sunflower Granny Square pattern. If you've ever admired the beauty of sunflowers and wanted to crochet them without the hassle of changing colors, this pattern is perfect for you.

Join me as we create a stunning sunflower crochet design using just one color. As your guide, I'll address your questions and provide expert tips to ensure your sunflower granny squares bloom with ease and charm.


Introducing the EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square

Watch the LEFT-HANDED video tutorial here!! 



The Easy Crochet Granny Square is a simple yet captivating pattern that showcases the timeless beauty of sunflowers. Using a single color of yarn, you can crochet these charming squares with ease, making it an ideal project for beginners and experienced crocheters alike.

Getting Started - Tools and Materials

Before we dive into crocheting, let's gather the essentials:

  1. Yarn: Choose a soft and durable yarn in your preferred color for the sunflower motif and the granny square base.
  2. Crochet Hook: Select a hook size that matches your yarn weight and allows you to achieve the desired tension.
  3. Scissors: Keep a sharp pair of scissors for cutting yarn ends neatly.

Crocheting the EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square

Pattern 1: Granny Square Base

Begin by crocheting the classic granny square base. Create the center ring and work multiple rounds of double crochet clusters to form the square.

Pattern 2: Sunflower Motif

The sunflower motif is the centerpiece of this square. Crochet the center of the sunflower using a combination of single and double crochet stitches. Then, create the petals in rounds, shaping them to resemble a lifelike sunflower.

Pattern 3: Joining the Motif to the Base

Once the sunflower motif is complete, attach it securely to the center of the granny square base.

Assembling the EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square

Crochet Multiple Squares

To create a vibrant and captivating project, crochet multiple One Color Sunflower Granny Squares in your chosen color.

Arrange the Squares

Lay out your completed squares to decide on the desired pattern and arrangement for your project.

Join the Squares

Join the squares together using your preferred joining method, such as slip stitching, single crochet, or whipstitch.

Watch the Podcast down below to get acquainted with the delightful granny square and more!!

FAQs about the EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square

Let's address some common questions to help you create the most delightful One Color Sunflower Granny Squares.

FAQ 1: Is this pattern suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! The One Color Sunflower Granny Square is designed with simplicity in mind, making it perfect for beginners.

FAQ 2: Can I use different yarn weights for the square?

Yes, you can experiment with different yarn weights to create sunflower granny squares of varying sizes. Just adjust your hook size accordingly.

FAQ 3: How do I ensure my sunflower petals look realistic?

To achieve a lifelike appearance, shape the petals as you go, adding texture and dimension to your sunflower.

FAQ 4: Can I create a larger project, like a blanket, with this square?

Definitely! By crocheting more squares and joining them together, you can create a beautiful sunflower blanket or any other project you desire.

FAQ 5: Can I use this pattern to make other flower motifs?

Absolutely! Once you master the One Color Sunflower Granny Square, you can adapt the pattern to create other flower motifs in a single color.


Q&As - Your Curiosities Answered!!

Q1: How do I change the size of the granny square base?

A1: You can adjust the size of the granny square by crocheting more or fewer rounds. Experiment with different stitch counts to achieve your desired size.

Q2: Can I use variegated yarn for a unique look?

A2: Yes, using variegated yarn will add a beautiful and unique touch to your sunflower granny squares.

Q3: Can I gift these squares as coasters or pot holders?

A3: Definitely! The One Color Sunflower Granny Squares make charming coasters, pot holders, or even appliqués for various projects.

Q4: What colors work best for the sunflower motif?

A4: Traditional sunflower colors like yellow, orange, or brown are popular choices. However, feel free to get creative and experiment with your favorite colors.

Q5: Can I add a border to the granny square?

A5: Absolutely! A simple border in a coordinating color will give your sunflower granny squares a polished finish.

Congratulations on mastering the EASY One Color Sunflower Granny Square! With this pattern, you can create a cheerful and captivating project that celebrates the beauty of sunflowers. Whether you make a blanket, coaster set, or any other creation, your One Color Sunflower Granny Squares are sure to brighten anyone's day.

I'm Christa, a dedicated crocheter with a passion for creating beautiful and inspiring designs. I've had the pleasure of sharing my love for crochet with countless enthusiasts like you. Through my blog and tutorials, I aim to inspire and guide you on your crochet journey. Whether you're a novice or an experienced crafter, together, we'll explore the wonderful world of the One Flower Sunflower Granny Squares and unleash your creative brilliance. Join me as we embrace the artistry of crochet and create stunning pieces that warm hearts and homes. Let's stitch something magical!

Happy crocheting, and enjoy the joy of crafting with sunflowers!