This Crochet Flower Hexie is Coming Up Roses

crochet hexagon

Good news: crocheted flowers and hexie motifs are a perfect match. We love these worked up in a rainbow of colors — just join them together for an afghan full of gorgeous blooms. If joining’s not your thing, these motifs stand on their own as placemats, too. Add a few extra rounds with your final color until you have the size you need.

Flower Hexagon Motif

Level: Easy

What You Need

  • Yarn (use whatever you like, but we’re big fans of worsted weight!)
  • Crochet hook (make sure you use something that works with your yarn weight)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Abbreviations

  • Ch – Chain
  • Dc – Double crochet
  • Sl st – Slip stitch
  • Rnd – Round
  • Instructions

    Rnd 1: Start by making a magic ring. Ch 2 (these do not count as a stitch), and then work 12 dc, 1 ch into the ring. Close with a sl st, fasten off and weave in ends.

    crochet hexagon rounds 1 and 2

    Rnd 2: Join the next color yarn into any chain space . Ch 3 and 1 dc into that space. 2 dc into the next 11 chain spaces. Close with a sl st, fasten off and weave in ends. You will have a circle with 24 dc stitches.

    Rnd 3: Join your next color yarn into any space between the pairs of dc stitches in Round 2. Ch 3 (counts as one dc) and 2 dc into the ch space. This is the first side of your hexagon.

    crocheting hexagon color 3

    *Into the next space make 2 dc, 1 ch, 2 dc. (This is your first point.) 3 dc into the next space. Repeat from * five more times.

    After making the final point, join to the 3rd starting chain with a sl st. Fasten off and weave in your ends.

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