Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: chs-hexagonAfghan
The Tudor-Deco color combination shown gives it a wonderful, "spring-y" feel, but feel free to use whatever colors suit your decor.
And, yes, there really are only two colors used, but the long color changes in Homespun's variable colors make it look like more.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZE: One Size
49 1/4" x 72 inches
790-315 Homespun Yarn: Tudor
'Painterly' color Soft shades of cream, rose, and teal
Quantity needed: 10 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 74.90
790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco Heathered Solid Soft cream
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.96
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65
9 inches from point to point. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
dc2tog (Yo, insert hook, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 2 loops) 2 times, yo, draw through 3 loops.
dc3tog (Yo, insert hook, draw up loop, yo, draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yo, draw through 4 loops.
Make 17 with A and B as follows; make 42 in A only.
Base Ring With A, ch 6 and join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3, dc2tog into ring (counts as dc3tog), (ch 3, dc3tog into ring) 5 times, ch 1, 1 hdc in top of first cluster.
Rnd 2 Ch 3, dc2tog into arch formed by hdc (counts as dc3tog) *ch 3, (dc3tog, ch 3, dc3tog) into next space; rep from * 4 times more, ch 3, dc3tog into last space, ch 1, 1 hdc into top of first cluster.
Fasten off A.
Rnd 3 With B, ch 3, dc2tog into arch formed by hdc (counts as dc3tog), * ch 3, (dc3tog, ch 3, dc3tog) into next space **, ch 3, dc3tog into next space; rep from * 4 times more, then rep from * to ** once, ch 1, 1 hdc into top of first cluster.
Rnd 4 Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc into arch formed by hdc, * 3 dc into next space, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) into next space **, 3 dc into next space; rep from * 4 times more, then rep from * to ** once, 1 dc in next space, slip st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 5 Ch 1, 1 sc into same place, 1 sc into each dc and each ch around, end slip st in first sc.
Assemble following diagram:
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
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