An Octagon with a filler
USA Terms, DK, 4mm Hook
Chain 6, sl st into a circle.
Round 1: 16 dc into the circle, sl st to complete round.
Round 2 chain 4 as first 'spoke', *dc into next st, ch 2, repeat from * until you have 16 'spokes', sl st to complete round.
Round 3: 2sc in each chain space, sl st to complete round.
Round 4: attach yarn in any stitch, 1dc in the next 4 sts, ch3, 1dc in next 4 sts, sl st to complete round.
Join as you go side by side, will give quite a large 'hole' this can be left or filled with a small square.
A very simple granny square of 4dc per side.
Chain 4, sl st into a circle.
Round 1: chain 2 as first dc, 3 more dc (4 in total), ch2, sl st though joined motifs, ch2, repeat for all four sides.