Use this simple string to establish the colour theme for entertaining at home or dressing up a drab zone. You can make your piece as long or short as your space dictates.
Intermediate skill level
Finished size: 230cm
Gather your supplies:
Patons Cotton Blend 8 ply 50g: 1 ball each Yellow 6; Orange 7; Pink 15; Apple Green 16; Aqua 17; Bright Red 18; Denim 21; Fresh Green 24; Coral 26; Mineral 29; Persian Green 30; Cloud 34; 4.5mm crochet hook; wool needle
Follow First flower hexagon motif instructions or diagram (see page 188). Using colours as listed in Flower colour table (see page 188), make 4 of colourway D and 3 of each other colourway to total 25 motifs.
Joining and tie ends:
Using 4.5mm hook and Fresh Green make a 30cm length of ch. 1st row: Miss 1ch, 1dc in each ch to end, with right side of a motif D facing, * work 2dc in any corner sp, 1dc in each st to next corner sp, 2dc in corner sp, rep from * along top edge of remaining motifs in order of (E, A, F, C, H, B, G then D) 3 times, make another 30cm length of ch, turn, work 1dc in each ch back to motifs, sl st in final dc at edge of motif. Fasten off. Sew in ends.