Granny Snowflake Hexagon – Pattern Info
This Granny Snowflake Hexagon is easy to make and looks gorgeous when turned into blankets, afghans, shawls, hats, or cardigans today I will show you how to crochet it.
If you are looking for a last-minute project that you can make and turn into a gift, check out my Christmas Snowflakes Afghan that I made with this granny snowflake hexagon (pattern coming soon!).
For this tutorial, I only crocheted one extra round in red using Aran yarn (light worsted #4 yarn), but you can adjust its size by making more or less red rounds around the snowflake or by using thicker or thinner yarn.
Scroll down below for the written row-by-row pattern and the video tutorial I made for those who learn better from seeing how it’s done.
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- crochet motif
- 1-row repeat starting with round 6
- Marriner Yarns Aran in red and white (or any colors of your choice, see options in the swatches section at the end of this post)
- 5mm crochet hook
Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Picot Stitch (pst) – ch3, sl st in the base stitch (NOT the base chain) by inserting the hook through the middle of the stitch and behind the loops.
Double Crochet Cluster (dc cl) – *yo, insert hook in the ch space, yo and pull up a loop, yo and pull through only the first 2 loops on the hook* x 2, yo and pull through all 3 loops on the hook
Long Double Crochet (Ldc) – A long double crochet is made just like the regular double crochet, except you insert the hook 2 spaces below and pull up a longer loop.
- ch3 at the beginning of each row counts as a dc stitch
- ch2 at the beginning of the round counts as an incomplete double crochet
- stitches contained within ** are the repeat section for that row
- stitches contained within ( ) are made in the same chain space
- TIP: To make the hexagon larger, repeat round 6 as many times as you like.
Round 1: With white yarn. Make a magic ring, in the magic ring ch2, dc, ch2, * dc cl, ch2* x 5, sl st to close the round. Pull the magic ring and close the hole shut.
Round 2: Sl st in the next ch2 space, *(ch2, dc, ch2, dc cl) in the same ch2 space, * ( dc cl, ch2, dc cl, ch2) in the next ch2 space* x 5, sl st to close the round.
Round 3: Sl st in the next ch2 space, (ch2, dc, ch3, dc cl, ch3) in the same ch2 space, sc in next ch2 space, ch3, * ( dc cl, ch3, dc cl, ch3) in next ch2 space, sc in next ch2 space, ch3* x 5, sl st to close the round.
Round 4: sl st in the next ch3 space, (ch2, dc, ch1, dc cl, pst, ch1, dc cl, ch3) in the same ch3 space, * ( sc, ch3) in the next ch3 space* x 2, * (dc cl, ch1, dc cl, pst, ch1, dc cl, ch3) in the next ch3 space, ( sc, ch3) in the next ch3 space, ( sc, ch3) in the next ch3 space * x 5, sl st to close the round.
Round 5: Change colors to red. *2Sc in the next ch1 space, push the picot in front and 2sc in next ch1 space, 2dc in next ch3 space, (dc, Ldc, dc) in next ch3 space, 2dc in next ch3 space * x 6, sl st to close the round.
Round 6: Sl st in next stitch, sl st in between the 2 lots of 2sc (right behind the picot), (work between the cluster of stitches from this point on), (ch3,dc, ch3, 2dc) in the same space behind the picot and between the 2 clusters of sc, 2dc in the next 4 spaces between the clusters of dc stitches, *( 2dc, ch3, 2dc) in the next space behind the picot and between the 2 clusters of sc, 2dc in the next 4 spaces between the clusters of dc stitches * x 5, fasten off and weave in the ends.
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