Bedspread (Hexagonal Counterpane)

Bedspread (Hexagonal Counterpane) motif

Six pieces should be joined together to form a hexagon. This pattern may be knit with cotton of any thickness on appropriately sized needles.

Pattern

Cast on 37sts

1st Row: P
2nd Row: K
3rd Row: K2, (yo, k2tog) 8 times, yo, k3tog, (yo, k2tog) 7 times, yo, k2
4th Row: K
5th Row: K2, Yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) 3 times, k2, p1, (k2, p2) 3 times, K6
6th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1, k3tog, p1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k4
7th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) 3 times, k3, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k6
8th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) 3 times, p3tog, (k2, p2) 3 times, k4
9th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) 3 times, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k6
10th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k1, k3tog, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k4
11th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) twice, k2, p3, (k2, p2) twice, k6
12th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k3tog, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k4
13th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) twice, k2, p1, (k2, p2) twice, k6
14th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) twice, p1, p3tog, p1, (k2, p2) twice, k4
15th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) twice, k3, p2, k2, p2, k6
16th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, (p2, k2) twice, p3tog, (k2, p2) twice, k4
17th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, (k2, p2) twice, k1, p2, k2, p2, k6
18th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, p2, k2, p2, k1, k3tog, k1, p2, k2, p2, k4
19th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, k6
20th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, p2, k2, p2, k3tog, p2, k2, p2, k4
21st Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p2, k2, p1, k2, p2, k6
22nd Row: k2, yo, k2tog,, p2, k2, p1, p3tog, p1, k2, p2, k4
23rd Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p2, k3, p2, k6
24th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, p2, k2, p3tog, k2, p2, k4
25th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p2, k1, p2, k6
26th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, p2, k1, k3tog, k1, p2, k4
27th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p3, k6
28th Row: k2, yo, k2tog, p2, k3tog, p2, k4
29th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k2, p1, k6
30th Row: K2, yo, k2tg, p1, p3tog, p1, k4
31st Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k7
32nd Row: K2, yo, k2tog, p3tog, k4
33rd Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k5
34th Row: K2, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k2
35th Row: K2, yo, k3tog, k3
36th Row: K2, yo, k3tog, k2
37th Row: K2, yo, k3tog, k1
38th Row: K1, k3tog, k1
39th Row: K3tog

Knit 5 more pieces like this and join them together to form a hexagon.

3 Responses to Bedspread (Hexagonal Counterpane)

  1. Ewa says:

    Hi – the 3rd row requires 53 stitches to complete it and we only cast on 37. I will admit, I am a beginner so I could be missing something. Please advise if possible 🙂