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Simple Hexaflexagon

from Crafting-a-Life Originals
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Simple Hexaflexagon
Simple Hexaflexagon © facelikefizz
Simple Hexaflexagon HexaFlexation
Simple Hexaflexagon final seaming
Simple Hexaflexagon pre-folding strip
Simple Hexaflexagon final fold

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increase, decrease, pick up sts

Pattern Description:

This toy is a fabulous math lesson for your young friends (or yourself) and is also--as I've learned--a nice stress toy for kids with ADD.

The hexaflexagon is knitted in one piece then seamed.

The pattern includes a photo tutorial on how to seam and fold the hexaflexagon as well as links to videos on where this genius thing came from.

I can't wait to see the modifications you make! Enjoy!


any gauge will do.
Sample knit in fingering with 7sts=1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • any size, any gauge works as long as your yarns are the same weight


  • three colors plus a neutral all in same-weight yarn, needles to match yarn weight

You Will Also Need:

  • crochet hook slightly smaller than needles helps

Suggested yarn:

15 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:




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