Hexed! by Rose Beck
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Hexed!

Knitting
November 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 yards (732 m)
One size
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Hexed! is a textured asymmetrical triangle shawl showcasing an evolving hexagon pattern that is engaging (but not hard) to knit. The versions shown use 3 main colors and a single contrast color, but you could also use a single main color or multiple contrast colors—playing with colors is half the fun of this project! Hexed! is a quick knit composed of only knit, purl, and slipped stitches and is worked bottom up with increases occurring at the edges. This pattern is for advanced beginners; written instructions are used throughout.

9/19/14 I had a couple questions about the shawl construction. Hexed is actually a simple knit. The hexagons are formed by strategically placed slipped stitches which are worked in the contrast color stripes. So the knitting is mainly stripes with contrast color slipped stitches.

Stitches used: knit, purl, slip purl-wise, kfb increase.

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS
60 inches across by 28 inches deep

YARN
800 yds total sport-weight yarn: approximately 255 yds CC, 125 yds MC1, 200 yds MC2, and 220 yds MC3

Blue sample uses The Plucky Knitter Primo Sport; MC1: Boho (dark blue), MC2: Room with a view (medium blue), MC3: Edwardian (light blue), CC: Feather Duster.

Teal sample uses The Plucky Knitter Traveler Sport); MC1: Technicolor Teal (dark teal), MC2: Headboard (medium teal), MC3: Icey Audrey (light teal), CC: Athos (dark red-brown).