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Hexagon Granny Square One

Round 1:  Chain 6, sl stitch in first chain to form ring, chain 6, (tr in ring, chain 2) 11 times.  Sl stitch in forth chain of chain 6. (12 spaces)

 Round 2:  Sl stitch into next chain 2 space, (chain 3, dc, chain 2, 2 dc) in same space, 3 dc in next space, * (2 dc, chain 2, 2 dc) in next space, 3 dc in next space, repeat from * 4 more times.  Sl stitch in third chain of chain 3 space.  

From “Illustrated Patchwork Crochet:  Contemporary Granny Squares for Clothing & Home Decorating”

By Bella Scharf Copyright 1976 by Butterick Publishing, New York, New York.


Hexagon Granny Two

Round 1:  In color A, chain 5, sl stitch into first chain to form ring, chain 6, (dc in ring, chain 3) 5 times, chain 3, sl stitch in third chain of chain 6, Fasten off.

 Round 2:  Att Color B in any dc, pull up loop on hook to ¾”, * (yo, insert hook under the dc stitch and pull through a ¾” loop) 4 times, yo and through all loops on hook, chain 1 tightly (puff stitch made), chain 5; repeat from * 5 times, working under every dc stitch around, inch the chain 3.  Sl stitch to top of first puff stitch.  Fasten off.

Round 3:  Attach color C in any chain 5 space, chain 3, (2 dc, chain 2, 3 dc) in same space, *(3 dc, chain 2, 3 dc) in next space, repeat from * 4 times.  Sl stitch to third chain of chain 3.  Fasten off.

Round 4:  Att Color D in any chain 2 space (sc, chain 2, sc) in same space, * sc in every dc til next corner chain 2 space, (sc, chain 2, sc) in chain 2 space; repeat from * 4 times, sc in every rem stitch.  Sl stitch to first sc made.  Fasten off.

From “Illustrated Patchwork Crochet:  Contemporary Granny Squares for Clothing & Home Decorating”

By Bella Scharf

Copyright 1976 by Butterick Publishing, New York, New York.

do you have any pix of these they sound fab.. i guess i could just make them LOL

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