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Granny Stitch Hexagon

Image of Crochet Motif II: 'Granny Stitch' Hexagon

Combine these basic building blocks into afghans and garments!

GAUGE:

Motif = 7 in. [17.75 cm] diameter. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

dc2tog (dc dec) Yarn over, insert hook in st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

dc3tog (dc dec)

Yarn over, insert hook in st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops. (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through 2 loops) twice, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

MOTIF 2: Granny Stitch Hexagon

Ch 6, sl st in beg ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc2tog in ring, (ch 3, dc3tog in ring) 5 times, ch 3, sl st in top of beg ch – 6 ch-3 sp.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, (dc2tog, ch 3, dc3tog) in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, (dc3tog, ch 3, dc3tog) in next ch-3 sp] 5 times, ch 3, sl st in top of beg ch – 12 ch-3 sp.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc2tog in next ch-3 sp, [ch 3, (dc3tog, ch 3, dc3tog) in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, * dc3tog in next ch-3 sp] around, end last rep at *, sl st in top of beg ch – 18 ch-3 sp.

Rnd 4: Sl st into beg ch-3 sp, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, * (3 dc in next ch-3 sp) twice] around, end last rep at *, 3 dc in last ch-3 sp, sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc into same sp, sc in each dc and work 2 sc in each ch-2 sp around, join with sl st in beg sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES Click for explanation and illustration

beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)