Sunflower Popcorn Bedspread Pattern

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Sunflower Popcorn Bedspread Pattern

Make separate sections at your leisure and join them into a bedspread of any desired size.

Approximate Size 86 inches by 102 inches.
(For a Full Double Bed Size)

To make a full size double bedspread use: 42 skeins of Ivory or White Lorraine Boilproof Crochet and Knitting Cotton, Article 50, or 62 skeins of any desired color. 1 Steel Crochet Hook, Standard Size 7.

This Bedspread is composed of 53 hexagons and 6 half hexagons, arranged as shown on chart and sewed together. The hexagons should meas­ure about 13½ inches from point to point.

Hexagons—Ch 9, join with a slip st into a ring. 1st round: 18 s c in ring, join with a slip st in first s c. 2nd round: ch 3, 4 d c in same st as joining st, drop loop from hook, insert this in top st of ch 3 and draw dropped loop through, * ch 2, skip 1 s c, 5 d c in next s c, drop loop from hook, insert this in top of the first of the 5 d c just made and draw dropped loop through ("pop­corn" st); repeat from * around (9 popcorns in round); end with ch 2, 1 slip st in top of ch 3 at beginning of round. 3rd round: ch 5, 1 d c in space after first popcorn, * ch 2, 1 d c in top st of next popcorn, ch 2, 1 d c in next space; repeat from * around, end with ch 2, 1 slip st in 3rd st of ch 5 at beginning of round. 4th round: 3 s c in first space, * 1 s c in top of next d c, 3 s c in next space, repeat from * around, ending with 1 s c in joining st at be­ginning of round. 5th round: 2 s c in first st, taking up top thread only of st, * 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts (take up top thread only of all sts, until directed otherwise), 3 s c in next st; repeat from * around, ending with 1 s c in each of the last 3 sts before the 2 s c in first st of round. 6th round: 3 s c in first st, * 1 s c in each of the next 5 sts, 3 s c in next st (center st, or point, of the 3 s c below); repeat from * around, ending with 1 s c in each of the last 5 sts before center st of point at beginning of round. Continue in this way to increase (3 s c in 1 st) at center of each of the 18 points, until there are 12 rounds of s c; there will be 2 sts more between points in each successive round; in 12th s c round there will be 25 sts between center sts in points. Next round (16th round from beginning) slip-stitch over the first 8 sts, then fold and join pleats as follows: place next point to last point (right side of work inside fold), work 1 s c in next st on both edges, in­serting hook under top thread of both sts, join the next 4 edge sts in same way, * ch 4, fold the next 2 points together, skip 8 sts from point and join the next 5 sts of both edges; repeat from * until all "petals" are joined; end with ch 4 and join with a slip st in the first of the 5 joining sts of first petal. 17th round: 1 slip st in next st, 2 s c in next st (the 3rd of the 5 joining sts), * 1 s c in each of the next 26 sts, 3 s c in next st; repeat from * to end of round; there will be 6 increasing points in round (including the first point, which has only 2 sts) and 26 sts between all increases; the round ends just before the first increase. 18th round: 3 s c in next st, * 1 s c in each of the next 28 sts, 3 s c in next st (center st of next point), repeat from * around. Work 4 more rounds of s c, increasing in center st of all points in every round, and ending last round just before the point st. 23rd round: 1 slip st in next (top) st, ch 4, 1 d c in same st as slip st, * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st; repeat from * 7 times; ch 1, skip 2 sts, 1 d c in next st, * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st; repeat from last * 8 times, ending with a d c in point st; ch 1, 1 more d c in point st; work in same way on remaining 5 sides of hexagon (19 spaces between each point-space); end with ch 1, 1 slip st in 3rd st of ch 4 at beginning of round. 24th round: 1 s c in first space (point), ch 4, 1 d c in same space, * ch 1, 1 d c in next space, repeat from * to next point, ending with 1 d c in point- space, ch 1, 1 d c in same space; continue in same way to end of round, ch 1, 1 slip st in 3rd st of ch 4 at beginning of round. 25th round: 2 s c in next ch st, * 1 s c in each d c (taking up top thread only) and 1 s c in each chain st to next corner space, 3 s c in ch 1 of corner space; repeat from * on remaining 5 sides of hexagon (43 s c between point sts on each side). 26th round: 3 s c in first st (point), 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts (taking up top thread only, a3 before), * 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 5 sts, repeat from * until there are 7 popcorns, 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts to point, 3 s c in point st; continue in same way to end of round. 27th round: * 3 s c in point st, 1 s c in each st to next point; repeat from * around. 28th round: 3 s c in point st, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 1 popcorn in next st, * 1 s c in each of 5 sts, 1 popcorn in next st (center st between popcorns in last popcorn row); repeat from * until there are 8 popcorns, 1 s c in each of the remaining 2 s c to next corner st, 3 s c in corner st; continue in this way on remaining 5 sides of hexagon. 29th round: same as 27th round. 30th round: 1 slip st in corner st, ch 4, 1 d c in same corner st, * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st; repeat from * to next corner, ending with 1 d c in corner st, ch 1, 1 more d c in same corner st; repeat from, * on remaining 5 sides, ending with ch 1, 1 slip st in 3rd st of ch 4 at beginning of round. 31st round: same as 24th round. 32nd round: same as 25th round. 33rd round: 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each of the next 4 sts, * 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 5 sts; repeat from * until there are 9 popcorns; 1 s c in each of 4 sts to next corner, 3 s c in corner st; continue in this way on remaining 5 sides of hexagon. 34th round: same as 27th round. 35th round: 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts, * 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 5 sts; repeat from * until there are 10 popcorns; 1 s c in each of the 3 sts to next corner, 3 s c in corner st; continue in this way on remaining 5 sides. 36th round: same as 27th round. 37th round: 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, * 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 5 sts; repeat from * until there are 11 popcorns; 1 s c in each of remaining 2 sts to corner st, 3 s c in corner st; continue in this way to end of round. 38th round: same as 27th round. 39th round: same as 30th round. 40th round: same as 31st round. This completes one hexagon.

Half Hexagons—Ch 7, join with a slip st, 12 s c in ring. 2nd row: turn, ch 5, 1 popcorn in 3rd s c below, * ch 2, skip 1 s c, 1 popcorn in next s c, repeat from * until there are 5 popcorns, ch 5, 3 more s c in ring, ch 3, join with a slip st to 3rd st of turning chain at end of row. 3rd row: ch 4, 1 d c in same st as slip st just made, ch 1, 1 d c in space before first popcorn, ch 1, 1 d c in top st of popcorn, ch 1, 1 d c in next space, * ch 1, 1 d c in top of next popcorn, ch 1, 1 d c in same place, ch 1, 1 d c in next space, ch 1, 1 d c in top of next popcorn, ch 1, 1 d c in next space; repeat from * once, then ch 1, 1 d c in 3rd st of ch 5 at end of row below, ch 1, 1 d c in same st. 4th row: ch 4, turn, 1 d c in first space, 5 even spaces (an even space=ch 1, 1 d c in next space); ch 1, 1 d c in same space as last d c; 5 even spaces, ch 1, 1 d c in same space as last d c; 5 even spaces, ending with a d c in space under turning chain in row below; ch 1, 1 d c in 3rd st of same turning chain. 5th row: ch 1, turn, 1 s c in each of the first 13 sts (take up top thread only of sts below), 3 s c in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 11 sts, 3 s c in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 11 sts, 2 s c on turning ch at end of row below; break off. 6th row: beginning at same side as 5th row, make 2 s c in first st (tak­ing up top thread only as in preceding row), 1 s c in each of the 2 sts, * 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of the next 3 sts, repeat from * once; 1 popcorn in next st, 1 s c in each of 2 sts, 3 s c in next st (the center st of the in­crease in row below); 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts; 3 popcorns, with 3 s c between each; 1 s c in each of 2 sts after the 3rd popcorn, 3 s c in next st (center st of increase below); 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts; 3 popcorns with 3 s c between each; 1 s c in each of 2 sts after the last popcorn, 2 s c in next st (end st of row). 7th row: ch 1, turn, 2 s c in first st, 15 s c on the next 15 sts (taking up the top threads only, so that the lower thread shows on right side), 3 s c in next st (corner st); 15 s c on the next 15 sts, 3 s c in next st (corner st); 15 s c on the next 15 sts, 2 s c in last st. 8th row: ch 1, turn,  2 s c in first st, 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts (take up top thread as before) ; 4 popcorns with 3 s c between each; 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 3 s c in next st (corner st); 1 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 4 popcorns, with 3 s c be­tween each, 2 s c after the last popcorn; 3 s c in next corner st, 2 s c in each of the next 2 sts, 4 popcorns, with 3 s c between each; 1 s c in each of 2 sts, 2 s c in last st of row below. 9th row: ch 1, turn, 2 s c in first st, 1 s c in each st (upper threads of top sts) to first corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each st to next corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each st to within 1 st of end of row, 2 s c in end st (there will be 21 sts in each section, besides the increased sts). 10th row: ch 4, turn, 1 d c in first st, * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st, taking up back thread of st; repeat from * to st just before corner st (12 spaces, including space made by turning chain), ch 1, 1 d c in same corner st; 11 spaces to next corner st, ch 1, 1 more d c in corner st; * ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 d c in next st; repeat from * to last st, ch 1, 1 more d c in last st (11 spaces between each corner space). 11th row: ch 4, 1 d c in first space, 12 even spaces to corner space, ch 1, 1 d c in same corner space, 12 even spaces to next corner space, ch 1, 1 d c in same corner space, 12 even spaces, ch 1, 1 more d c in last space (under turning chain). 12th row: ch 1, turn, 1 s c in first st, taking up top thread, 1 s c in each st (26) to corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each st (25) to next corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each of the 25 sts to turn­ing chain at end of row, 1 s c in first st of chain, 1 s c in next st of chain; break off. 13th row: beginning at other end, make 2 s c in first st (taking up top thread), 1 s c in each st to corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each st to next corner, 3 s c in corner st, 1 s c in each st to end of row, 1 more s c in last st; break off. Work 4 more rows same as last row; these 6 plain rows form the same pattern as the 6 plain rows after the rosette in the full hexagon. 18th row: same as 10th row (with 19 spaces between each corner space). 19th row: same as 11th row (20 spaces between corner spaces). 20th row: same as 12th row; break off. From now on follow the design as given for the last 15 rows of the full hexagon, working back and forth as directed for the same patterns in the first part of half hexagon. Work the last 2 rows also on the 4th side of half hexagon.

Make 6 half hexagons.

Arrange the pieces as indicated on chart, and sew them together from wrong side, using the crochet cotton to sew with and taking up top thread only of edge sts.

Fringe—Wind thread around a 6-inch cardboard, cut at one end, tie 6 strands in each space on edge, on 3 sides of spread.


Sunflower Popcorn Bedspread Pattern Square
Sunflower Popcorn Bedspread Pattern Chart