Hexagons, Octagons & Samosas, oh my!

I’ve done some more updating of my older crochet patterns. This time it was Myrtle In The Round, Epic Picot Hexagon, Granny Was Framed, Samosa Purse and Octagonal Flower.

And once again, here are the before and afters! All these patterns are FREE 🙂

 

Barleycorn Motif

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
approximately 7”/18cm across, and 3.5”/9cm along each side.

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
yo – yarn over
beg – beginning
BLO – back loop only
2dctog – crochet 2 dc’s together (Work a dc in the stitch without completing the very last step (leave the last two loops on the hook), dc in the same stitch without completing the last step. You should have three loops on the hook, yo and draw through all the loops.)

Foundation Round: Into mc, 1ch, 6sc, sl st in BLO of 1st sc to join. (6 sts)

Round 1: 1ch, working in BLO, 2sc in same place, 2sc in each st around, sl st in BLO of 1st sc to join. (12 sts)

Round 2: 1ch, working in BLO, 1sc in same place, *2sc in next st, 1sc in next st* around, sl st in BLO of 1st sc to join. (18 sts)

Round 3: 1ch, working in BLO, 1sc in same place, 1sc in next st, *2sc in next st, 2sc* around, sl st in 1st sc to join. (24 sts)

Round 4: 2ch, (counts as 1dc), [1dc, 1ch, 2dctog] in same place, *3ch, sk 1 st, 1tr in next st, 3ch, sk 1 st, [2dctog, 1ch, 2dctog) in next st* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 3ch, sk 1 st, 1tr in next st, 3ch, sl st in top of 1st 2dctog to join.

Round 5: Sl st into 1st 1ch space, [2ch, 1dc, 1ch, 2dctog] in same space, *3ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 1sc in tr, 1sc in 3ch space, 3ch, [2dctog, 1ch, 2dctog] in 1ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 3ch, 1sc in 3ch space, 1sc in tr, 1sc in 3ch space, 3ch, sl st in top of 1st 2dctog to join.

Round 6: Sl st into 1st 1ch space, [2ch, 1dc, 1ch, 2dctog] in same space, *4ch, 1sc in each of next 3 sc, 4ch, [2dctog, 1ch, 2dctog] in 1ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 4ch, 1sc in each of next 3 sc, 4ch, sl st in top of 1st 2dctog to join.

Round 7: Sl st into 1st 1ch space, [2ch, 1dc, 1ch, 2dctog] in same space, *2ch, [1tr, 2ch, 1tr, 2ch, 1tr] into 2nd sc, 2ch, [2dctog, 1ch, 2dctog] in 1ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, [1tr, 2ch, 1tr, 2ch, 1tr] into 2nd sc, 2ch, sl st into top of 1st 2dctog to join.

Round 8: Sl st into 1st 1ch space, [2ch, 1dc, 1ch, 2dctog] in same space, *2ch, 2hdc in 2ch space, [1ch, 2hdc in 2ch space] 3 times, 2ch, [2dctog, 1ch, 2dctog] in 1ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, 2hdc in 2ch space, [1ch, 2hdc in 2ch space] 3 times, 2ch, sl st in top of 1st 2dctog to join.

Round 9: Sl st into 1st 1ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 2ch, 1sc] in same space, *1ch, 3sc in 2ch space, [1ch, 2sc in next 1ch space] 3 times, 1ch, 3sc in 2ch space, 1ch, [1sc, 2ch, 1sc] in 2dctog 1ch space* repeat from * to * 5 more times, omitting last [1sc, 2ch, 1sc], sl st in 1st sc to join.

Fasten off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

Hexaflora

I originally crocheted 6 individual flowers together in a circle, then wondered if it was possible to crochet them one round at a time.

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
approximately 6″/15cm across

Abbreviations:
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over
beg – beginning
inc – increase
2trtog – treble crochet 2 stitches together:
*Yo twice, insert hook in st, pull up a loop, (yo pull through 2 loops) twice* 2 times, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
3trtog – treble crochet 3 stitches together:
*Yo twice, insert hook in st, pull up a loop, (yo pull through 2 loops) twice* 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Foundation Round: Using Colour A 6ch, sl st in 1st ch to join into a ring, 1ch, 8sc into ring, sl st in 1st sc to join. (8 sts)

Round 1: 1ch, 2sc in same place, 2sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc to join. (16 sts)

Round 2: 1ch, 1sc in same place, inc in next st, *1sc, inc in next sc* around, sl st in 1st sc to join, changing to Colour B. Fasten off Colour A (24 sts)

Round 3: (1st round of petals) Using Colour B, *3ch, 2trtog in same space, 4ch, 2trtog in 4th ch, sk 3 sts, sl st in next st* 5 more times ending with sl st in same space as 1st petal.

Round 4: (2nd round of petals) Sl st up 3ch into top of 1st petal, then into 1st ch of 4th ch of 2nd petal (this point on the petals will be where this round and the next will be worked into) *3ch, 2trtog in same space, 4ch, 2trtog in 4th ch at the top of the next two petals (see picture below), sl st in 1st ch of 4th ch of 2nd petal* repeat from * to * 5 more times, sl st in same space as first petals.

Hexaflora – 2nd round of petals

Round 5: (3rd round of petals) [3ch, 2trtog, 4ch, 3trtog] in same space as 2 petals of Round 4, *8ch, [3trtog, 4ch, 3trtog] in next space of 2 petals of Round 4* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 8ch, sl st in top of 1st petal to join, changing to Colour C.

Round 6: In Colour C, sl st into 4ch space, 1ch, 4sc in same space, *10sc in 8ch space, 4sc in 4ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 10sc in 8ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join. (84 sts)

Round 7: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around, sl st in 1st sc to join. (84 sts)

Round 8: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 7sc, *2sc in each of next 2 sts, 12sc* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2sc in each of next 2 sts, 4sc, sl st in 1st sc to join. (96 sts).

Fasten off, sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

Epic Picot Hexagon

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 7″/17cm wide

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning

Foundation Round: Into mc, 1ch, 6sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 1: 1ch, 1sc in same place, *4ch, sl st in 4th ch from hook (4ch picot), sc in next sc* repeat from * to * 5 more times, omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 2: 8ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 2ch, 1sc in next 4ch picot, *7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1dc in sc, 2ch, 1sc in next 4ch space* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 3: Sl st into 5ch picot, 1ch, 3sc in same space, *7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1dc in sc (in 4ch picot), 2ch, 3sc in next 5ch picot* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 7ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook 5ch picot), 1dc in sc, 2ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 4: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1hdc in next sc, sc in next st, *2ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1sc] in 5ch picot, ch 2, 1sc in next sc, 1hdc in next, 1sc in next* repeat from * to * 4 more times, 2ch, [1sc, 1hdc, 1sc] in 5ch picot, ch 2, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 5: 3ch, 2dc (worked over sc, hdc, sc of Round 4), *2ch, in 2nd st of 3 sts in 5ch picot on previous round, work corner [2dc, 2ch, 2dc] 2ch, 3dc* repeat from * to * 5 times, 2ch, in 2nd st of 3 sts in 2nd st of 3 sts in 5ch picot on previous round, work corner [2dc, 2ch, 2dc] 2ch, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 6: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around, working 2sc in each 2ch space, except corners, work 3sc in corner 2ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 7: Sl st into next sc, 1ch, 1sc in same place, *6ch, sl st in 5th ch from hook (5ch picot), 1ch, sk 1sc, 1sc in next sc* repeat from * to * around, omitting last sc, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 8: Sl st into 1ch space, then sl st into 5ch picot, 1ch, 1sc in same space, [2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 3 times, 2ch, 1dc in sc on previous row, *[2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 7 times, 2ch, 1dc in sc on previous row* repeat from * to * 4 more times, [2ch, 1sc in next 5ch picot] 3 times, 2ch, sl st in 1st sc to join.

Round 9: Sl st in to 1st 2ch space, [3ch, 1dc] in same space, [2dc in next 2ch space] twice, *work corner (2dc in next 2ch space, 3ch, 2dc in next 2ch space), [2dc in 2ch space] 6 times* 4 more times, work corner (2dc in next 2ch space, 3ch, 2dc in next 2ch space),[2dc in next 2ch space] 3 times, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch to join.

Round 10: 1ch, 1sc in same place, 1sc in each st around working 3sc in corner 3ch space, sl st in 1st sc to join. Finish off, sew in ends.

 

© Shana Rae 2016