The Granny: It’s More Than Just a Square, Part 2

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Next up in our continuing pattern series featuring various shapes of the granny motif is the hexagon. During my years as a crochet designer, hexagon-shape motifs were always among my favorites, especially in creating afghans, and when combined with the wonderful granny design, what’s not to love?

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Hexagon Granny Motif

Materials: Medium (worsted) weight yarn: small amounts of various colors as desired, crochet hook size G/6/4mm or size needed for gauge, yarn needle

Gauge: Rnd 1 of motif measures 1½” in diameter.

Rnd 1: With first color, ch 5, join in beg ch to form ring, ch 3, 2 dc in ring, ch 1, [3 dc in ring, ch 1] 5 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (6 3-dc groups, 6 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 2: Attach next color in any ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 1, [(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] 5 times, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (6 corners groups made)

Rnd 3: Attach next color in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1**, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next corner ch-1 sp, rep from * 5 times, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off.

Rnd 4: Attach next color in any corner ch-1 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, *ch 1, [2 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1] rep across to next corner group**, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next corner ch-1 sp, rep from * 5 times, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rep Rnd 4 for desired size.

Next week’s Granny: Octagon

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