Crochet Hexagons

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Granny squares I can knock up within a few minutes but hexagons seem to take a little bit more tweaking.

Having had a bit of a play I decided to share my version that seems to work for me.

UK Terms

Foundation
1. Chain 5, sl st to join in to a loop.

Row 1
2. Chain 3 (forms first treble)
3. Complete 2 trebles followed by a single chain (this forms corner one)
4. Complete 3 trebles followed by a single chain – repeat this 5 times.
5. Complete the round with a slip stitch into the top chain stitch.

Row 2
6. Chain 3 (forms first treble)
7. Complete 2 trebles into first single chain gap.
8. Create 2 trebles into the hole at the bottom of your chain.
9. Into the next single chain space, complete 3 trebles 1 chain 3 trebles.
10. Repeat this 5 times in each single chain space.
11. In the final single chain space, complete 3 trebles and a single chain.
12. Sl st to join the round into the top chain stitch.

Depending on the number of rounds you’d like, complete a single set of 3 trebles in the sides of the hexagons and 2 sets of 3 trebles joined by a single chain in each corner.

US Terms

Foundation
1. Chain 5, sl st to join in to a loop.

Row 1
2. Chain 3 (forms first double)
3. Complete 2 double followed by a single chain (this forms corner one)
4. Complete 3 doubles followed by a single chain – repeat this 5 times.
5. Complete the round with a slip stitch into the top chain stitch.

Row 2
6. Chain 3 (forms first double)
7. Complete 2 doubles into first single chain gap.
8. Create 2 doubles into the hole at the bottom of your chain.
9. Into the next single chain space, complete 3 doubles 1 chain 3 doubles.
10. Repeat this 5 times in each single chain space.
11. In the final single chain space, complete 3 doubles and a single chain.
12. Sl st to join the round into the top chain stitch.

Depending on the number of rounds you’d like, complete a single set of 3 trebles in the sides of the hexagons and 2 sets of 3 trebles joined by a single chain in each corner.

I’ve adopted this conversion chart from Zooty Owl’s Crafty Blog in case I’ve got it wrong.

Crochet Conversion Chart

I normally crochet in UK Terms so the US terms are like a translation – if there’s any hiccups let me know.

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