The Traditional Hexagon Motif is similar to the granny square – one of those patterns for the ages! It’s also similar in look to a granny square – but of course, it has 6 sides, and a few other moves that make it unique. Here’s how to crochet the Traditional Hexagon Motif!
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How to Crochet the Traditional Hexagon Motif – Right Handed
How to Crochet the Traditional Hexagon Motif – Left Handed
As Seen in this Video (click for more info)
Pattern for the Traditional Hexagon Motif
Beginning cluster: [ch 2, dc2tog] in the indicated ch sp
Cluster: dc3tog in the indicated ch sp
Ch 6, sl st in first ch made to form ring.
Round 1: Working into the ring, beginning cluster, [ch 3, cluster] 5 times, ch 1; join with hdc in beginning cluster. (6 clusters)
Round 2: Beginning cluster in ch-1/hdc ch sp, [ch 3, cluster, ch 3, cluster] in next 5 ch-3 sps, ch 3, cluster in ch-1/hdc ch sp, ch 1; join with hdc in beginning cluster. (12 clusters)
Round 3: Beginning cluster in ch-1/hdc ch sp, *[ch 3, cluster, ch 3 cluster] in next ch sp,** ch 3, cluster in next ch sp; rep from * around finishing last rep at **, ch 1; join with hdc in beginning cluster. (18 clusters)
Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in same ch-1/hdc ch sp, 3 dc in next ch sp, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch sp,** 3 dc in next ch sp twice; rep from * around, finishing last rep at **, dc in same ch-1/hdc ch sp as first st of rnd, join. (72 dc)
And that’s how it’s done! What would you like to make using the Traditional Hexagon Motif? It makes lovely blankets, rugs, and even garments! Be sure to share your hexies with me on social media – I love seeing what you’ve made!
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