June Hexagon Motif
Designed By Julie A. Bolduc
This hexagon was designed with the month of June in mind. The popcorns represent clusters of flowers surrounded by leaves of green. The yellow represents the sunshine!
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- Materials Needed
- Scraps of Worsted weight acrylic yarn in 4 colors. I used green, yellow, off white and light purple
- Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
- Yarn Needle for Weaving in ends
Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4sc = 1"
Finished Size: 6" at the widest point
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Special Stitched Used: Popcorn, popWork 5 dc in same st, take hook out of loop, insert into first dc, then back into loop and pull loop through first dc.
Vst. Dc, ch1, dc in place indicated.
2dccl: 2dc cluster. Yo, insert hook in place indicated, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook twice, yo pull through all 3 lps on hook.
RND 1: W/yellow, ch5, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch2, hdc in ring. Ch2. 2hdc, ch2, 5 times. Join w/slst to top of ch2. You should now have 6 ch2 spaces. Fasten off yellow.
RND 2: Join purple to any ch2 sp. 1 Popcorn in same sp. (Ch1. Vst in next sp bet next 2 dc. Ch1.) *Pop in next ch2 sp, ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first pop. Fasten off purple.
RND 3: Join off white to a ch1 sp of next vst after joining last rnd. Ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc in same sp. Ch1. *3dc, ch2, 3dc in next vst. Ch1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off, off white.
RND 4: Join green in a ch1 sp directly above a popcorn. Ch3, 2dc in same sp. (Ch1. 2dccl, ch2, 2dccl, ch2, 2dccl in next ch2 sp. Ch1.) *3dc in next ch1 sp. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off green.
RND 5: Join yellow in same st as slst. Ch1, sc in each of the next 2 dc. (Sc in next ch1 sp. Sc in next cl, 2sc in next ch2 sp, twice. Sc in next cl. Sc in next ch1 sp.) *Sc in each of the next 3 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off yellow and weave all ends into back of work.
Design written on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Copyright ©2015 By Julie A. Bolduc p108054
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