How to Crochet A Basic Solid Hexagon

Crochet solid hexagon pattern
How to crochet a basic solid hexagon. A detailed tutorial with pictures to guide you. #crochethexagon #crochetsolidhexagon #crochethexies #crochet #crochettutorial

Apart from the solid granny square, I have to say that the crochet solid hexagon is my new favourite way to make blankets. It’s easy, fast and gives my geometric loving self so much happiness! I’m currently working on a Hexie Baby Blanket (pattern release later this month) and a Hex-Temp Blanket.

Crochet solid hexagon pattern by Morine's Shop

I  saw a really beautiful blanket with a combination of colours on pinterest and i wanted to try something similar. i looked up how to crochet a basic hexagon and got to it but found myself with a problem 2 hexagons in and so decided to start again. This tutorial has enough pictures and clear instructions to guide you through crocheting a hexagon.

Joined crochet heexagons
How to crochet a basic solid hexagon. A detailed tutorial with pictures to guide you. #crochethexagon #crochetsolidhexagon #crochethexies #crochet #crochettutorial

Crochet Basic Solid Hexagon Pattern.

Materials:

  • Yarn
  • Hook
  • Scissors
  • Darning needle

Stitches and Terms Used:

  • ch (chain)
  • sl st (slip stitch)
  • sc (single crochet)
  • dc (double crochet)
  • rpt (repeat)

Notes:

  • You can use any type of yarn and corresponding hook to make these hexagons. What you’re making is what will determine the materials you use. Similarly, the gauge and size of the crochet hexagon will depend on what you’re making and what material and hook size you use.
  • Since i want a pronounced hole in the middle of my crochet hexagon, I begin with a ch 5, joining to first ch to form a ring. You can use less chains if you want a less pronounced hole or alternatively start also use a magic circle. You can use this tutorial to learn how to work and secure the magic circle.
  • The ch 2 at the beginning of each round counts as 1 dc. I use a ch 2 because I have lose chains and tight stitches. You can also use a ch 3 if you prefer.

Instructions:

Round 1: Ch 5, join to first ch to form a ring. Ch 2, dc in ring, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 2)5 times in the ring. Join to the 2nd ch of beginning ch 2 with a sl st. You should have 6 sets of 2 dc+ch 2. Make sure to count.

Complete round 1 of a crochet hexagon

Round 2: ch 2, dc in next dc, [(dc, ch 2, dc in the ch 2 space from the previous round), dc in next 2 dc]5 times. Dc, ch 2, dc in the last ch 2 space. Join using sl st to second ch of beginning ch 2.  You should have 6 sets of 4 dc separated by a ch 2 space.

Round 2 corner of the crochet hexagon
Completed round 2 of crochet hexagon
How to crochet a basic solid hexagon. A detailed tutorial with pictures to guide you. #crochethexagon #crochetsolidhexagon #crochethexies #crochet #crochettutorial

Round 3: ch 2, dc in next 2 dc, [dc, ch 2 dc in the ch 2 space from the previous round), dc in next 4 dc]5 times. Dc, ch 2, dc in the last ch 2 space. dc in the last dc. Join using sl st to the second ch of beginning ch 2. you should have 6 sets of 6 dc+ ch 2.

Crochet hexagon- round 3 corner
Completed round 3 of crochet hexagon pattern

Round 4: ch 2, dc in next 3 dc, [dc, ch 2 dc in the ch 2 space from the previous round), dc in next 6 dc]5 times. Dc, ch 2, dc in the last ch 2 space. dc in the last remaining 2 dc. Join using sl st to the second ch of beginning ch 2. you should have 8 sets of 8 dc+ ch 2.

Completed round 4 of crochet hexagon

Round 5: ch 2, dc in next 4 dc, [dc, ch 2 dc in the ch 2 space from the previous round), dc in next 8 dc]5 times. Dc, ch 2, dc in the last ch 2 space. dc in the last 3 dc. Join using sl st to the second ch of beginning ch 2. you should have 6 sets of 10 dc+ ch 2.

Completed round 5 of crochet hexagon

If you want a bigger hexagon, continue like this until you get to the desired size. The hexagon increases by 2 sts  per side each round.

Crochet solid hexagon pattern- Morine's Shop

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