Quilt-Inspired Crochet Star Hexagon

crochet star hexagon

Crochet Star Hexagon Motif

Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2016.

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This pattern is written in US crochet terms

03-intermediate web

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Gather Your Supplies

You will use approximately 175 yards of yarn for one hexagon.

  • Red Heart Soft, wine
  • Red Heart Soft, white
  • Red Heart Soft, royal blue
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Darning Needle
  • Scissors

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Gauge & Sizing

Using the supplies above, your finished quilt-inspired crochet star hexagon will measure 15.5″ across, from point to point and 13.5″ across, from flat side to flat side.

Abbreviations

  • Ch – Chain
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Dtc – Double Treble Crochet
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Rsc – Reverse Single Crochet
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Tc – Treble Crochet

To print a list of all crochet abbreviations to keep in your crochet notebook, check out my quick guide here:

Crochet Abbreviations Quick Guide

Pattern Notes

This pattern is made up of 12 diamond crochet motifs. I have an easy to follow tutorial available for you to succeed if you are new to crochet. You can find that tutorial here:

Diamond Granny Square Pattern & Tutorial with Brittany

You will crochet each diamond individually. I recommend working with the diamonds that will make up the star first, then adding the outer diamonds.

This pattern is incredibly versatile and can be used to piece together something incredible. I plan on using this hexagon to mount and hang in our guest bedroom. I also see this motif being used to create a breath taking afghan. What ever you decide to turn it into, please share your photos with me on social! Use #bhooked on your favorite social site or tag me directly, @bhooked on Instagram or @bhookedcrochet everywhere else.

You may substitute any yarn for this pattern. Changing the weight category will increase or decrease the overall size.


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Written Instructions

Crochet the Diamonds 

  • Make 6 diamonds in the wine colorway for your star
  • Make 6 diamonds in the white colorway for your background

Round 1: Ch. 3 Join with the first chain to form a ring. Ch 7. In center of ring, [tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc, tc, ch 3, tc, tc, dc, dc, ch, dc, dc, tc]. Join with 4th chain. (16 sts)

Round 2: Ch 6. Dc 2 times in ch 3 gap space. Dc once in the next 4 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in next 4 sts. In ch 3 gap space, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc]. Dc in next 4 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in last 4 sts. Dc once in gap space from prev round. Join with 3rd ch.

Round 3:  Ch 6. Dc 2 times in ch 3 gap space. Dc once in the next 7 sts. In ch 2 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in next 7 sts. In ch 3 gap space, [2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc]. Dc in next 7 sts. In ch 1 gap space, [dc, ch 2, dc]. Dc in last 7 sts. Dc once in gap space from prev round. Join with 3rd ch.

Weave in all of your ends.

[alert-note]For best results, I recommend blocking your diamonds before moving on.[/alert-note]

For more information on blocking, I recommend you check out my blocking tutorial. You can find that tutorial here:

All About Blocking with Brittany

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Join the Diamonds

Step #1

Star Pattern

Using the image above and your wine colorway, crochet your six “star” diamonds together in the shape of a star using the reverse single crochet. It helps if you lay your diamonds out on a flat surface first. Work it one diamond at a time, making only one Rsc in each stitch of the diamonds.

If you are unfamiliar with the reverse single crochet, I recommend you have a look at my tutorial here:

How to Crochet the Reverse Single Crochet with Brittany 

[alert-note]The diamonds will not fit together perfectly at first. I recommend laying them in position and blocking them into the star shape before crocheting them together. It isn’t required but I think you’ll have better results if you do.[/alert-note]

Step #2

Star Pattern With Background

Using the image above and your wine colorway, crochet your six “background” diamonds together using the reverse single crochet.

Fasten off and weave in all of your ends.

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Adding the Border

Bind on the white colorway at any point of the hexagon.

Round 1:  In any of the 6 points of the hexagon, fasten on white and make 2 single crochet in same space. [Sc in each of next 10 sts. 2 sc in the ch 3 space of white diamond, 1 sc in the corner of red diamond and 2 sc in the ch 3 space of next white diamond. 1 sc in next 10 stitches. (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc) in the next ch 2 space] five times. Sc in each of next 10 sts. 2 sc in the ch 3 space of white diamond, 1 sc in the corner of red diamond and 2 sc in the ch 3 space of next white diamond. 1 sc in next 10 stitches. In last corner, make 2 sc and 2 ch. Then join with a slst to first sc of the round. (174 sc; 29 sc each side)

Crochet Star Hexigon Border

Fasten off white and weave in your ends.

Join royal blue colorway in any of the chain two points from round 1.

Round 2: [Sc in next 4 sts. Hdc in next 3 sts. Dc in next 4 sts. Tc in next 3 sts. Dtc in the next stitch. Tc in next 3 sts. Dc in next 4 sts. Hdc in next 3 sts. Sc in next 4 sts. Sc once in ch 2 space] five times. Sc in next 4 sts. Hdc in next 3 sts. Dc in next 4 sts. Tc in next 3 sts. Dtc in the next stitch. Tc in next 3 sts. Dc in next 4 sts. Hdc in next 3 sts. Sc in next 4 sts. Sc once in ch 2 space. Join with a slst to first sc of round.

Star Hexagon Border

[alert-note]Blocking one last time is a good idea to get a clean hexagon shape![/alert-note]

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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