Starflower by tincanknits


October 2022
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
1 repeat = 4 inches
in Each hexagon measures 5.5 (7.5, 9)" in Sock/Sport (DK, Worsted/Aran) weight yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
600 - 3800 yards (549 - 3475 m)
Stroller (Crib, Throw)
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Starflower - by Tin Can Knits

The crisp geometries of this floral blanket will delight you each time you bind off another hexagonal piece…and then once more when you arrange them into a colourful bouquet!

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Pattern Info


This design is modular, and can be knit in any yarn weight, so you can make it whatever size & shape you like! However, we have included 3 layout options in 3 yarn weights, to make things easy!

Sizes: Stroller (Crib, Throw)

Each hexagon is approximately:
5.5” wide in sock/sport weight
7.5” wide in DK weight
9” wide in Worsted/Aran weight

Sock/Sport: 5x7 layout measures 28x35”
DK: 4x5 layout measures 30” x 35”
Worsted/Aran: 3x3 layout measures 27” x 26”

Sock/Sport: 6x9 layout measures 33” x 45”
DK: 5x7 layout measures 38” x 47”
Worsted/Aran: 4x5 layout measures 36” x 41”

Sock/Sport: 8x11 layout measures 44” x 54”
DK: 6x9 layous measures 45” x 60”
Worsted/Aran: 5x7 layout measures 45” x 57”


For a single flower motif:
Sock/Sport: 40 yds
DK: 45 yds
Worsted/Aran: 55 yds

For Stroller (Crib, Throw)
Sock/Sport: 1500 (2300, 3800) yards
DK: 1200 (2000, 3000) yards
Worsted/Aran: 600 (1250, 2250) yards

Sample info: Samples shown are in John Arbon Knit By Numbers DK in KBN12 and John Arbon Yarnadelic Worsted in a rainbow of colours.

Blocked hexagon measures 5.5 (7.5, 9)“ for Sock/Sport (DK, Worsted/Aran) weight yarn

Suggested Needles
Sock/Sport: US #3 / 3.25mm
DK: US #5 / 3.75mm
Worsted/Aran: US #7 / 4.5mm

Pieces are worked either on DPNs or on a single long circular using the magic loop method. If you decide to work the optional edging, you will need one or more 32”+ circular needles.

*Magic loop technique, with a single long circular needle, can be used in place of DPNs.

Crochet hook, darning needle, stitch markers

Pattern Formats
Lace pattern is both charted and written out.

Helpful Tutorials
How to read a knitting chart
Pinhole cast-on
How to work an i-cord edging
Slip stitch crochet seam

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