The Hexiranbow Blanket
Hello, Thanks for joining me – here I’m going to show you how I made a great stashbusting Crochet Hexagon blanket.
My new blanket design that I absolutely LOVE!
Hexagons and Rainbows – what more could you want? I made this to be a smaller blanket size, if you made this as a half size it would be a perfect Baby blanket for a pram or pushchair/ stroller.
Well how about a STASHBUSTER too?
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A stash buster! This was my stash of Stylecraft Special DK – accumulated over many years, that sits in a draw.
I swore after my Hexilove blanket – I would never make anything with hexagons again, but i have.
But their shape is just too appealing – and so so different to squares.
Well these were pretty significant during lockdown for the clap for the NHS – I even designed a no sew rainbow.
So a rainbow blanket made from hexagons.
Here it is!
I adore it!
It’s so colourful and so warm.
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So what do you need to know?
How to make the Hexagon Blanket
Well it’s made using a lot of my stash – all Stylecraft Special DK (which comes in 98 colours).
Apart from 2 hexagons – made with Cygnet DK – any guesses which ones?
Well it’s the buttercream hexagon (Just above the peach and the pink in the photo above).
Crochet Hexagon Blanket Pattern
4mm hook and DK yarn – I used The Stylecraft below.
Finished size: 132 x 106 cm
Tension – each crochet hexagon measures 17.5cm (7 inches)
Colours of yarn:
7: Fuchsia Purple
9: Cygnet ? Buttercream
11: Cloud Blue
15: Vintage Peach
25: Parma Violet
32: Antique Rose
33: 2 balls of Grey for joining
What do you need to know – well – I’m not one for being a great at sewing – so this is a minimal ends project!
Like the sound of it – well carry on reading.
The blanket is made up from 58 hexagons, in 32 colours.
I used from my stash, as the hexagons only needed a small amount of yarn each – but if you want to recreate mine exactly – the colours are listed above and are available from The Wool Warehouse.
Each Hexagon is made as a solid hexagon of 6 rounds.
If you need to know how to do this – head to the post below for the whole written pattern and a YouTube link showing exactly how its done.
So you’ve now got 58 hexagons made, time to join them.
This is the absolutely beauty of this blanket – it’s only as 2 ends to sew in!!!!!
I changed my mind from the original design when I laid them all out.
When I made the blanket – I joined the hexagons I had made, then realised it needed to be a lot bigger!
So I made some more!
Positioning of the colours was the key here.
Joining – using the continuous join method – you start joining in the top right of the blanket – listed as yarn 1.
Then continue down that row, before joining the right hand sides of the hexgagons.
The yarn numbers above – show what order the hexagons need to be joined to make the hexagon blanket like I did.
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