Starbright Hexagon

Square Information

Size: 9 Inches
Gauge: Tip to tip is approx 11 inches. Side to side is approx 9.5 inches.
Skill Level: Easy
Terms: American

Techniques Used

Materials Needed

Stitches Used

sl st - slip stitch
ch - chain(s)
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr - triple crochet

Special Stitches Used

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Directions

Round 1: With CA ch2, 5sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with a sl st to 1s sc. 5sc

Round 2: ch3 counts as a dc, 2dc in same st as joining, 3 dc in next 4 sts. Join with a sl st in top of beg ch3. 15dc

Round 3: ch2 counts as a hdc, * dc, tr, dc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts * repeat from * 5 times omitting last hdc. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. 10hdc, 10dc, 5tr

Round 4: * 3dc in next st after joining, 3tr in next st, 3dc in next st, sl st in next 2 sts * repeat from * 5 times omitting last sl st. Join with a sl st to next st that you didn't work in the beg of round. Finish Off CA. 30dc, 15tr, 10 sl st

Round 5: With CB join with a standing bpsc around dc after the sl st of round 4, bpsc next 8, * sk 2 sts is the sl sts from round 4, bpsc in next 9 sts * repeat from * 4 times, sk 2 sts is the sl sts from round 4. Join with a sl st in 1st bpsc. 45bpsc

Round 6 Stitch Placement

Round 6: The dc2tog will be worked in the last bpsc of a point that will already have a dc worked in & the 1st bpsc of the next point which you will work a dc in after you complete the dc2tog – see picture on the left.

ch3 counts as a dc, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog over the st you just worked and the next st, * dc in 2nd st of the dc2tog you just made, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, hdc in next, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog over the st you just worked and the next st * repeat from * repeat from * 4 times. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. 15sc, 10hdc, 20dc, 5dc2tog

Round 7: ch1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next 8 sts, * (2sc in next st), sc in next 9 sts * repeat from * 5 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 55sc

Round 8: ch1, * 2sc in same st, sc in next 10 sts * repeat from * 6 times. Join with a sl st top 1st sc. 60sc

Round 9: ch6 counts as a tr & ch2 sp, tr in same st as joining, * (tr in next 2 sts, dc in next 5 sts, tr in next 2 sts), tr, ch2, tr in next st * repeat from * 5 times, then ( ) once. Join with a sl st to 4th ch of beg ch6. Mark each ch2 space as you will need them in round 11. 36tr, 30dc, 6 ch2 sp

Round 10: ch3 counts as a dc, * tr, ch3, tr in next ch sp leave stitch marker in place, [dc in next st, ch1, sk next st] 5 times, dc in next st * repeat from * 6 times omitting last st. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch3. Finish Off CB 12tr, 36dc, 6 cp3 sp

Round 11: Join CA with a standing sc in st before ch3sp, *working in ch2 sp marked of round ( 1dc, ch2, 1dc, working back in round 10 sc in next 2 sts, [tr in next skipped st you skipped in round 10, sc in next st of round 10] 5 times more, sc in next st of round 10 * 6 times omitting last st. Join with a sl st to 1st sc. 54tr, 46sc, 6 ch2 sp

Round 12: ch2 counts as a hdc, hdc in next st, sc in next st, * 3sc in next ch2 sp, sc in next st, hdc in next 13 sts, sc in next st * 6 times, omitting last 2 sts. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch2. Finish Off CA. 78hdc, 30sc

Round 13: This is optional. With CA use surface crochet between rounds 7 and 8.

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