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I combined neutral colors with a pop of pale blue for a unisex blanket that fits perfectly over a stroller. Of course, you can add more motifs to make it another size. You can also make a scrappy version, or use a different set of complementary colors.
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Hexagon Honeycomb Stroller Blanket
Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter
- Stroller Blanket: 29” (73.5 cm) wide x 26.5” (67 cm) long.
- Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g/364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein ea in 313 Aran (CA), 334 Buff (CB), 360 Café Latte (CC), 365 Coffee (CD), and 505 Aruba Sea (CE), or approximately 170 yd (155.5 m) in ea of 5 colors in any medium weight yarn.
- US Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Yarn needle.
- Hexagon in pattern = 4” (10 cm) across flat edges. Exact gauge is not critical for this pattern.
Abbreviations Used in This Pattern
- CA – Color A
- CB – Color B
- CC – Color C
- CD – Color D
- CE – Color E
- ch – chain
- dc – double crochet
- ea – each
- rep – repeat
- Rnd – Round
- sc – single crochet
- sk – skip
- sl st – slip stitch
- sp – space
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- Hexagons are crocheted in the round with right sides facing.
- A photo tutorial for the slip stitch join is available here.
Hexagon – Make 10 in CA; Make 9 ea in CB, CC, CD, and CE.
- Ch 4, sk 3 ch, join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
- Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), dc in ring, [ch 2, 2 dc in ring] 5 times, ch 1, join with sc (counts as ch-1, here and throughout) to top of ch 3. (12 sts + 6 ch-2 sp)
- Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, [ch 1, sk 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp] 5 times, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, join with sc to top of ch 3. (24 sts + 6 ch-1 sp + 6 ch-2 sp)
- Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same ch-2 sp, [ch 1, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 2 sts, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp] 5 times, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp, ch 1, join with sc to top of ch 3, fasten off with long yarn tail approximately 18” (45 cm) for seaming. (36 sts + 12 ch-1 sp + 6 ch-2 sp)
- Following placement diagram, join hexagons together to form rows and then join rows together.
- With right side facing, begin with hook and yarn tail in corner ch-2 sp. Line up sts and join with sl st through back loops of ea layer, skipping outer ch of ea ch-2 sp. Join rows together in same fashion.
- Rnd 1: Join CC with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, dc in same ch-2 sp.
- In ea ch-1 sp, work (ch 1, sk 2 sts, 2 dc).
- At join, work (ch 1, dc in ea of next 2 ch-2 sp).
- At corner ch-2 sp, work [ch 1, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc)].
- Continue working around the blanket, ending with (ch 1, 2 dc, ch 1, join with sc to top of ch 3) in first ch-2 sp. Fasten off.
- With yarn needle, weave in ends.