Hello Hexie!: 20 easy crochet patterns from simple granny hexagons - Sarah Shrimpton
It's time to see granny hexagons in a whole new light with this inspired collection of modern crochet patterns for clothes, accessories and homewares. Quilters have always known the power of the hexagon but now crocheters can get in on the action too with a collection of step-by-step instructions for crochet hexagon motifs and crochet patterns. It's time for the granny square to move over and make way for the hexagon, the hottest new crochet motif! In this unique collection, popular crochet designer and author, Sarah Shrimpton reveals patterns for 10 unique crochet hexagon designs so you can pick your favourite. As well as the written pattern there are also crochet charts for each of the hexagons for extra clarity.
Once you've practised your hexie skills you can choose from a collection of 20 step-by-step projects that you will be itching to stitch thanks to their simplicity and creativity. Hexagons are quick and easy to make and can be combined in a myriad of ways to create a huge range of projects – from garments and accessories to home décor and even toys.
Sarah reveals how the humble hexagon can be used as the basis for a wide range of projects including a cute, retro mini skirt, a boho bag, cosy slipper socks and a boho daisy design wall hanging. These little motifs are so flexible that they lend themselves to everything from a dainty shrug and a lacy summer top to a heavy wool rug and a cosy poncho depending on the size of yarn and crochet hook that you use, the possibilities are endless!
Crocheting motifs is the ultimate portable crochet project - they are small enough to carry with you when you're on the move - and because each project is made using just hexies and some simple joining techniques, this collection is suitable even for complete beginners. Before you know it you will have stitched enough hexies to create the perfect gift to impress friends and family. This refreshing twist on the classic granny square will get you excited about the possibility of the humble six-sided polygon and how it can be used to create gorgeous projects... one little hexie at a time.
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