Previously on Moogly… I shared the Traditional Hexagon Motif, which is a great jumping off point for lots of great patterns and projects.
But the thing about hexagons is that when you put them together they leave little half-hex sized gaps around the sides. So we cut it in half! The Traditional Half Hexagon Motif is the solution to fill in those spaces and give you a nice straight edge.
Here’s how to crochet the Traditional Half Hexagon Motif!
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Traditional Half Hexagon Motif – Right Handed
Traditional Half Hexagon Motif – Left Handed
As Seen in this Video (Click for more info!)
Furls Crochet US – K, 6.5mm hook
Traditional Hexagon Motif (full) – Free Pattern
Pattern for the Half Traditional Hexagon Motif
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This pattern will work with any yarn and the appropriately sized hook.
Cluster: dc3tog in the indicated st or ch sp
Half Cluster: dc2tog in the indicated st or ch sp
Row 1: Ch 3 (does not count as a st), (dc, [ch 3, cluster] twice, ch 3, half cluster) in 3rd ch from hook; turn. (2 clusters)
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), [(cluster, ch 3) twice in next ch-3 sp] 2 times, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, dc in last dc; turn. (6 clusters)
Row 3: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc in ch-1 sp, [ch 3, cluster in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, (cluster, ch 3, cluster) in next ch-3 sp] twice, ch 3, cluster in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, dc2tog in ch-1 sp and top of ch-3; turn. (7 clusters)
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in 1st st, [3 dc in next 2 ch-3 sps, (3 dc, ch 2, 3dc) in next ch-3 sp] twice, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp twice, 3 dc in last st; break yarn.
And that’s how you crochet the Half Traditional Hexagon Motif! Combined with the Traditional Hexagon Motif, the possibilities are now endless for what you can make! Be sure to share your hexies projects with me on social media – I love seeing what you’ve made!
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Went to craft store they have nice laminated knit and crochet directions…for right handed I’m trying to find them in left handed. Not gonna watch a video I need hard copy please tell me they exist
Hi Julie! The written instructions are almost always exactly the same for left and right handed – for this sort of thing, they definitely would be the same. 🙂
Hi Tamara, I’ve make a load of your great Traditional Hexagon motifs but how do I join them together? Regards Helen
Hi Helen! That’s another place you can add your own personal touch! Joining hexes is the same as joining squares – you can go tight or loose, depending on the look you’re going for. Here are some ideas: https://www.mooglyblog.com/join-crochet-squares/