Thursday, 3 May 2012

Hexagon Love



I just love Hexagons they are my favourite shape a pain to join together but always worth the effort.  I really enjoyed making this Hexagon lap-rug it seems so long ago now and I'm always on the lookout for a new Hexagon that will inspire me to make another. Here are my collection of Hexagons from Beyond the square.  I have made these with Dk cotton and a 3.5mm hook
 
Motif #30
 A lovely motif and a pleasure to make.  It would be easy to use as a blanket motif because it just flows, you could miss the last round to make it even easier and it would still look good.  I will definitely be revisiting this one in the future.


Motif #31
There is a lot of work in this motif but it is such fun to do.  I like the real life version better than the one in the book as it's lovely to feel the texture. 


Motif #32
 I picked this one without realising that it was the reverse of Motif #31, how clever is that a two sided motif, I love it ! I can't decide which side I like the most but I have decided to make some pot holders with it, as others doing this challenge have noted it is ideal for that purpose because of it's thick texture.


Motif #33
 Another pretty little motif ideal for a large project.


Motif #36
 This one is like a little star depending on the colours you use it could be a lovely flower motif  too, nice made up as a shawl or scarf.


Motif #38
 There was quite a bit of work involved with this one, it's one of the larger motifs looking quite regal with it's 6 crowns.


Motif #42

A big lacy flower I just had to show you this one on two colour backgrounds, I think it looks so pretty with the blue background.  it's quite a big motif and I have to say this one does excite me, I can see it in a large project, not quite sure as what yet but inspiration will come I'm sure.

Progress 32 out of 100

Triangles next :)

11 comments:

  1. Oooh - lovely hexagons! They are my favourite shape too :) Crochet, knit, patchwork - I'm addicted!

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  2. Preciosos todos!! yo tambien soy una adicta a las grannys y los hexagonos, que lindos colores

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  3. beautiful series, Linda - I love the way your motifs look together on the first picture! Hmm... maybe no.42 would make a pretty scarf?

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  4. Your stitching is so pretty and perfect! :)

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  5. I am with you...I love hexagons too. Yours are lovely. Great colors.
    Ana BC

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  6. Thank you all for your lovely comments :)

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  7. Thanks Linda for the lovely comments you made on my blog. I've spotted some pretty flowers on your previous post so I'm going to have a bit more of a sticky beak!
    xXx Helen

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  8. What lovely hexagons, it really makes me want to crochet but I'm more of a knitter, it would be great to do both so well.

    Fleur xx

    fleurcotton.blogspot.com

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  9. Linda they all came out so nice.. I really love the last one... the white and purple. Thanks for sharing your ideas!
    Shari

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  10. Hi Linda! I love your hexagons so much!!!

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