Salem

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Home

A colorful crocheted coverlet is pieced together from swirled hexagons worked in coordinating shades.

Skill level:  Intermediate
 

Size

Approximately 63” wide x 72” long
 

Materials

5 Hanks Berroco Weekend DK (100 grs), # 2976 Dark Denim, 6 hanks #2964 Curry, 5 hanks #2957 Grape, 3 hanks #2971 Squash and 3 hanks # 2965 Terra Cotta

Originally shown in:

11 Hanks Berroco Naturlin (50 grs), #6335 Indigo, 13 hanks #6312 Maize, 10 hanks #6330 Beet Root, 7 hanks #6310 Maté and 7 hanks #6315 Coriander

Crochet hook, size 4.00 mm (F) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Safety pin for marker
 

Gauge

Each hexagon should measure approximately 8” across
 

Hexagon

With crochet hook, ch 4.  Join with a sl st to form a ring.

Rnd 1:  Ch 2, (yo, draw up a loop in ring, yo and draw through 2 loops) twice, yo and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made); * ch 2, (yo, draw up a loop in ring, yo and draw through 2 loops) 3 times, yo and draw through all loops on hook.  Rep from * 4 times more, join with a sl st in top of first cluster – 6 clusters.  Mark beg of rnd with a pin and move marker up as you work.  You will be working in a spiral where rnds are not joined (except on last rnd)

Rnd 2:  * Ch 4, 1 sc in top of next cluster, rep from * around, join with a sl st in top of first cluster – 6 ch-4 spaces.

Rnd 3:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in next sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 4:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 5:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 6:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 7:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 8:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 9:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 10:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 11:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 12:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 13:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 11 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 14:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 15:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 13 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 16:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 14 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 17:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 15 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 18:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 16 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.

Rnd 19:  * Ch 4, 2 sc in next ch-4 space, 1 sc in each of the next 17 sc’s, skip 1 sc, rep from * 5 times more.  Join with a sl st in next ch-4 space.  Fasten off.

 

Bed Cover

Make 18 Dark Denim hexagons, 21 Curry hexagons, 16 Grape hexagons, 11 Squash hexagons and 11 Terra Cotta hexagons. Sew all hexagons tog as shown on diagram.

Originally shown in:

Make 18 Indigo hexagons, 21 Maize hexagons, 16 Beet Root hexagons, 11 Maté hexagons and  11 Coriander hexagons.  Sew all hexagons tog as shown on diagram.