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Hexagon Trivet – protect your table in a pretty way!

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I’m a fan of trivets. They keep my table safe and make me feel all grown up. You know, “I’m so awesome at adulting, I have pretty trivets for my hot homemade food!” With the Hexagon Trivet, you can use a variegated color, a solid color, or even a variety of solid colors. You could make it look like a flower! If you use a wool or cotton yarn you could even make potholders.

Please note: If made with the suggested yarn these will work as trivets, but are not suggested for use near fire.

Hexagon Trivet free knit pattern by Jessie At Home
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The yarn for this design was provided by Red Heart Yarns. All opinions are my own.

Hexagon Trivet

Knit Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

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Size:
12″

Yarn:
Red Heart Colorscape; 100% Acrylic, Worsted Weight (size 4), 100 g / 187 yds
Sydney 6512 – 35 g / 65 yds

Needles:
US-8, 5.0 mm set of 4 double point needles

Gauge:
18 sts x 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stockinette after steam blocking

Other supplies:
6 stitch markers
yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:
co – cast on
dpn(s) – double point needle(s)
k – knit
pm – place marker
sm – slip marker
sp(s) – space(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
yo – yarn over

Getting Started:
When knitting into yarn overs, knit into the back loop.
To keep track of first dpn of round, use a stitch marker of one color one as the first marker on the first dpn, and a different color for the rest of the markers.
To change the size of this pattern, make more or less rounds, or use a larger or smaller yarn and needles.

Pattern:

Hexagon: Make 7

CO 6, placing 2 sts on each of 3 dpns, begin working in rounds
Rnd 1: (k1, yo, k1) in each st around. – {18 sts}
Rnd 2: [k1, pm, k2] 2 times on each needle.
Rnd 3: K all, sm as each is reached.
Rnd 4: *[k to marker, yo, sm, k1, yo] 2 times, k to end of dpn; repeat from * 2 more times. – {30 sts}
Repeat rnds 3 & 4 two more times. – {54 sts}
Last Rnd: K all, removing markers as they are reached.
Bind off knit wise, leaving long tail for seaming.
Each hexagon will be 4″ across (flat side to flat side).

Finishing:

Seam hexagons together as seen in pictures. It may help to place removable stitch markers or safety pins at each point.
Weave in all ends.
Steam block.

Use or give and enjoy!

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