Sept 2017: Hexagon Month

Hi everyone, and welcome to September here at CypressTextiles.net – It’s Hexagon Month, and I’m celebrating my favorite shape in crochet: the sexy hexie!

[Related: Geometric Lace Blanket FO Gallery]

Calendar

Note: Links will become live as they are published. Most recent photo of projects will be included as they become available.

Sept 7 – YouTube Tutorial Video


Joining Method: Continuous Flat Braid Join for Hexagons (CJAYG)

– YouTube Video: Part 1 | Part 2

Full blog post link (Written instruction)

Ravelry Link

Sept 12 – Pattern Release

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Autumn Blues
: A decidedly broody fall blanket made in shades of orange and blue in Scheepjes Cotton 8, using continuous FBJ for hexagons in a daring navy.

Full blog post link (With links to pattern and lots of photos)

Sept 14 – YouTube Tutorial Video


Joining Method: Whip St for Hexagons

– YouTube Video: Link

Full blog post link (Written instruction)

Ravelry Link

Sept 21 – YouTube Tutorial Video


Joining Method: Continuous Single Crochet Join for Hexagons (CJAYG)

– YouTube Video: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Full blog post link (Written instruction)

– Ravelry Link

Sept 24 – Pattern Release


Callie and Shep: A fabulous pair of autumn palette blankets made in Scheepjes Yarns Cotton 8 and Catona, using joining techniques taught in YouTube tutorials this month (CFBJ and Whip St)

– Full blog post link

– Ravelry Link

Sept 25 – YouTube Tutorial Video

Joining Method: Granny St Join-as-you-go (JAYG)

– YouTube Video: Link

– Full blog post link (Written instruction)

– Ravelry Link

Sept 26 – Free Pattern


Sunshine Blanket: A super cute circle surrounded by fun rays of granny stitch that transitions to a hexagon shape. These motifs made in Cotton 8 are joined as-you-go on the final round. It’s a classic method that will have you feeling some crafty nostalgia or some excitement to try something new!!

– Full blog post link

– Ravelry Link

Sept 28 – YouTube Tutorial Video

Joining Method: Continuous Granny St Join for Hexagons (CJAYG)

– YouTube Video: Link

– Full blog post link (Written instruction)

– Ravelry Link

Sept 30 – Free Pattern

Full and Half Motif: Simple Flower Blanket Pattern made in Scheepjes yarn (TBD!) using the continuous granny st join demonstrated in this week’s YouTube tutorial

– Full blog post link (Written instruction)

– Ravelry Link