Star Hexagon Motif

Motifs can be stitched in an almost infinite number of variables. You can work with different color combination, move the beginning of a round, or change the way you begin and end rounds.

If you are looking for a project that can use your leftover yarn than the Star Hexagon Motif is an idol project.

This pretty motif is worked in three colors. It is crocheted in the round starting in the center and working outward from there. This is an intermediate crochet project that works up quickly. The size of this Star Hexagon Motif is 3.5’’.

General Direction:

Using the Motif –

Unlike most crochet patterns, this pattern has no gauge, no thread requirement and no hook sizes.

That’s because you can vary the size and appearance of each motif to fit the needs of your project. If the motif is for a bedspread, you could choose size 5 cotton thread and an appropriate hook, the same motif could be made with size 10 cotton thread and a similar hook for a doily.

When choosing the thread and hook for your project experiment with a variety of threads to achieve the appearance and texture that pleases you.

 

Supply List used for the Star Hexagon Motif:

  • Yarn or Crochet Thread: You can use just about any size fiber to make this project. We have used Anchor Size 10…. Color used for this project is Round 1, 2 Blue; Round 3, 4 Pink; and Round 5 Purple .
  • Crochet Hook Size: To crochet the pattern, we used a size I.0 mm crochet hook.
  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

 

Crochet Abbreviations Used in This Pattern:

  • Ch – Chain
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Sk – skip
  • Rep – repeat
  • Sp – space
  • Ss – slip stitch
  • Dc – double cochet
  • Tr – Treble crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • BL – Back stitch

To know more about the various crochet abbreviations click the below link :

http://www.avyastore.com/the-guide-crochet-abbreviations/

 

Details Instructions for the Star Hexagon Motif:

Colour 1 (Blue) – Begin ch 6, oin with slip st to form ring.

Round 1 –

Ch 3 (count as a dc), 17 dc in the ring made of 8 ch, join with slip st to top of ch-3. (18 dc)..

Round 2 –

*Ch 8, working into bumps on wrong side of chain stitches, sc in third ch from hook, hdc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, tr in next 2 ch, skip 2 dc, slip st to next dc repeat from * five more times, join with slip st to first chain. Fasten off. (6 petals made).

Round 3 –

Using Color 2 (Pink) join yarn in ch-space at tip of any any petal, ch 1, (sc, ch 1, sc) in same space, *BLhdc in next sc. BLdc in next hdc, BLtr in next 2 dc, skip (dc, 2tr, slip, st, 2tr, dc)’ working across opposite side of foundation chain of next petal. BLtr in next 2 ch, BLdc in next ch, BLhdc in next ch ** (sc, cj=h 1, sc) in next ch-2 space at tip of the petal, repeat from * around, ending last repeat at **, join with slip st to first sc, slip st to next ch-1 space.

Round 4 –

Ch 4 (count as tr), 6 tr in same space, *ch 3 skip next 4 stitches, sc between last skipped tr and next tr, ch 3**, 7 tr in next ch-1 space; repeat from * around ending last repeat at **, join with slip st to top of ch-4.

Round 5 –

Using Color 2 (Purple) Ch 1, *sc, in next 7 tr, 2 sc in next ch-3 space, insert hook into same space and pull up a loop, insert hook into next ch-3 space and pull up a loop, yearn over and pull through three loops on hook, 2 sc in same space; repeat from * around join with slip st to the first sc.

Fasten off; use the Tapestry needle to weave the ends.

 

What Can You Do With This Star Hexagon Motif?

·         Use it as an establishment.

·         Make several and join to make a fancy bag.

·         Make use of thick yarn and convert the pattern to make pretty coasters.

·         Use the flower for scrap book decorations.

·         These are just a few ideas. We are sure you can dream up many others!

 

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