Newborn Flower Headband Pattern

I’ve been practicing my pattern writing this week. I’ve finally pieced together my pattern template that I can use on each of my patterns, and I’ve uploaded a pattern for sale on Ravelry. If you click on the image it’ll take you to Ravelry.
Instant pdf pattern download newborn flower halo

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Pattern – Granny Hexagon Block

I recently purchased some Special DK by Stylecraft for making baby blankets. I ordered 17 colours (I know I might have a slight addiction to yarn purchasing!!!) and these have been hidden in various locations to stop my other half finding them and telling me off. Anyway, I digress.

I want to make a fun and summery throw to go over the bed in our spare bedroom, so I thought what better way than to try my hand at a honeycomb blanket made from granny square hexagon blocks.

Hexagon crochet granny square block

Here’s how to make a granny square hexagon crochet block:

Materials:
Stylecraft Special DK (100% acrylic)
1 x 100g ball (295m/322yds) each of:
1390 Clematis (A)
1188 Lavender (B)
1422 Aspen (C)
1034 Sherbet (D)
5mm hook

Abbreviations:
ch chain
dc double crochet
slst slip stitch
rnd round
*…* repeat between
sk skip

Finished measurement:
5 inches side to side / 6 inches corner to corner

Tension:
4 dc to 1 inch
4 dc row over 2.5 inch

Special Stitches:
Corner cluster

3 dc in same stitch
ch 1
3 dc in same stitch

Side cluster
2 dc in same stitch

Notes:
This block  is worked in the round using US terms. I’ve used a 5mm hook, but you can use a 4mm hook for a stiffer fabric. I wanted something a bit more squishy.
Attach each new colour each round in the top of the starting ch 2 of the previous round.

Method:

Form a magic ring
Rnd 1:
With colour A
ch 2
2 dc into ring
*ch 1
3 dc into ring*
repeat 4 more times
slst to join
Fasten off and weave in ends

Rnd 2:
Attach colour B to a ch 1 made in Rnd 1
ch 2
2 dc in same stitch
ch 1
3 dc in same stitch
ch 1
sk 3
*corner cluster
ch 1
sk 3*
repeat 4 times
slst to join
fasten off and weave in ends

Rnd 3:
Attach colour C to ch 1 made after corner cluster
ch 2
1 dc in same stitch
ch 1
sk 3
*corner cluster
ch 1
sk 3
side cluster
ch 1
sk 3*
repeat 4 times
corner cluster
sl st to join
fasten off and weave in ends

Rnd 4:
Attach colour D to ch made after corner cluster
ch 2
1 dc in same stitch
ch 1
sk 3
side cluster
ch 1
sk 3
*corner cluster
ch 1
sk 3
side cluster
ch 1
sk 3
side cluster
ch 1
sk 3*
repeat 4 times
corner cluster
sl st to join
fasten off and weave in ends