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Granny Hexagon Pattern – Blog Hop Crochet Along

I am so excited to share with you my hexagon pattern for the Blog Hop Crochet Along! I have loved working on this project and I am so, so excited I was asked to join!Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 3.18.00 PMAlso, a huge thank you to KnitPicks who so kindly sponsored the Crochet Along and is giving one of you the chance to win a $50 KnitPicks gift card!

Materials

  • KnitPicks Brava worsted weight
  • 6.0mm crochet hook

Stitches

  • slst – slip stitch
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • dc2tog – double crochet two together
  • dc3tog – double crochet three together

Before you begin, ch 5 and slst in first ch to create ring. You will work out of this ring for the first round.

Round 1: ch3 (counts as first dc), work 11 do in ring, join with slst in 3rd chain of beginning ch3, fasten off (12 dc total)DSC_0266

Round 2: join new color in any double crochet, sc in same stitch, ch3, skip dc, *sc in next dc, ch3, skip one dc* repeat between ** 4 more times, join with slst in first dc, fasten off (6 ch3 spaces)DSC_0269

Round 3: join new color in any ch3 space, ch2 (counts as first half of first dc2tog), dc, ch2, dc2tog, ch1. In next ch3 space, *dc2tog, ch2, dc2tog, ch1* repeat between ** 4 more times, slst in top of first dc2tog, fasten off.DSC_0278

Round 4: join new color in any dc2tog, sc in same stitch, *sc in next dc2tog, ch3* repeat between ** 10 more times, join with slst in first dc, fasten off (12 ch3 spaces)DSC_0282Round 5: join new color in any ch3 space, ch2 (counts as first dc of dc3tog), dc2tog, ch2, dc3tog, ch 1, in next ch3 space dc3tog, ch1, in next space work *dc3tog, ch2, dc3tog, ch1, next ch3 space, dc3tog, ch1* repeat between ** 4 more times, join with slst in first dc3tog, fasten offDSC_0290

Round 6: join new color in ch2 space, ch2, dc2tog, ch2, dc3tog, ch1, in next ch1 space dc3tog, ch1, next ch1 space dc3tog, ch1, in next ch2 space, *dc3tog, ch1, dc3tog, ch1, next ch1 space dc3tog, ch1, next ch1 space, dc3tog, ch 1* repeat between ** 4 more times, join with slst in beginning dc3tog, fasten off.DSC_0293

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions! And don’t forget to check out the hexagons of the other wonderful bloggers in the Blog Hop Crochet Along!

Pinterest Picks

I am a true fan of Pinterest. I’ve been an avid pinner since 2011 and I still spend way too much time looking at all of the wonderful pins Pinterest has to offer. Here are a few things I pinned recently that I really love!

1. DIY Pom Pom Throw

PomPomThrowI am so in love with this! I love all things pom poms and I think this would be so awesome to have. This tutorial can be found at sugarandcloth.com.

2. Little Crochet Houses

LittleHouses

 

I saw these a couple months ago on Pinterest and I think they are so adorable! They look like they could be little fairy houses! I think my little cousin would love to have a few. They are from waselwasel.com and you can also find the pattern on Ravelry.

3. DIY Art

ColorfulDIYARtI really love this art! And it looks like something I could actually accomplish and have it look ok. I Love the colors and the pattern is so great! I found this at Craptastic! She has a lot of other really great DIYs and projects! You should definitely check it out!

4. Giant Pom Pom

GiantPomPom

How awesome is this giant pom pom? I have never seen one this big! This is found on blueskyalpacas.com.