This Crocheted Granny Hexagon Motif is Totally Outside the Box

If you're starting to feel a bit...boxed in by the very square shape of a traditional granny square, we've got an easy solution. It's called a hexagon, and it's just as easy to make as a granny square , promise.

Granny Hexagon Motif

Level: Easy

What You Need



Rnd 1: Start by making a magic ring or ch 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring. Ch 2 (these do not count as a stitch), and then 12 dc into the ring. Close with a slip stitch or a neat join and weave in ends .

Rnd 2: Join the next color yarn into any¬†stitch . Ch 3 (count as one dc) and then 1 dc into that same stitch. This is the half of the first point.

Skip a stitch, then 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc into every other stitch around the circle (in the photo above, the arrows indicate where you'll work your points). When you have completed five points, make 2 dc and 1 ch into the first stitch and join with a sl st to complete the round. Cut your yarn and weave in ends.

Rnd 3: Join your next color yarn into a chain space at one of the points. Ch 3 (these count as a dc), dc into the same chain space.

* Skip 1 ch space, 3 dc into the next ch space (This should be the gap between your starting point the next one, making a flat side of the hexagon). 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc into ch space at the next point. Repeat from * 4 more times.

At the end of the round, make 2 dc and 2 chains in the same space where you started the round. Join to the starting chain with a slip stitch to close the round. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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There's something so satisfying about granny squares: they're pretty repetitive, so you can cruise through them without having to concentrate too hard. But they're also totally versatile, so it's easy to spice things up when you want to.
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