Sunday, August 14, 2011

Circle in a Hexagon

Circle in a Hexagon Motif




Rnd 1: With MC, ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout) dc 11 times in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st to top of starting ch 3. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each st around, join with sl st to top of beg ch 3. (24 dc)

Rnd 3: ch 3, dc in same st as joining, *dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * 10 more times, dc in last dc, join to top of beg ch 3. (36 dc)

Rnd 4: ch 3, dc in same st as joining, *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * 10 more times, dc in last 2 dc, join to top of beg ch 3. (break off MC)(48 dc)

Rnd 5: With CC, ch 3, 2 dc in same st as joining, *hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next 3 dc, hdc in next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc*, rep from * to * four more times, hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next 3 dc, hdc in next 2 dc, join to top of beg ch 3. (60 sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, *3 sc in next dc, sc in next 9 sts*, rep from * to * four more times, 3 sc in next dc, sc in last 8 st, join with sl st to first sc. Break off yarn. (72 sc)

Hide all ends.

In my example I used an I hook and worsted weight yarn (Red Heart super saver).

Size: 7 in (18 cm) side to side, 7¾ in (20 cm) point to point

2 comments:

  1. Do you need to add stitches to make this pattern into a blanket?

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