Learn how to crochet an easy knit stitch Hexagon Trivet with this free pattern and video tutorial!
For this trivet, I wanted to make a simple and classic design to match my bee-themed kitchen collection.
The collection is still a work in progress, but you can already get a feeling of the mood and style by taking a look at the patterns that I already shared. These are the Honeycomb kitchen towel, the Honeycomb dishcloth, and the Tapestry Crochet Bee Potholder.
When you want to crochet a trivet, you definitely need to choose a solid and sturdy stitch. And that’s why I chose the knit stitch or waistcoat stitch!
The knit stitch is a simple modification of the classic single crochet, and it creates a beautiful and sturdy fabric, which is ideal for hot pads, baskets, or warm winter accessories.
If you’re new to the knit stitch, take a look at this detailed tutorial HERE on the blog or watch the video tutorial that I recorded for this pattern HERE on my YouTube channel.
Hexagon or Circle?
When you crochet in the round using the single crochet or a variation of it, you can essentially end up with either a hexagon or a perfect circle.
What makes the difference between the hexagon and the round shape is the position where you place your increases on each round!
I talked in more detail about the difference between a single crochet hexagon and a perfect circle in this blog post HERE.
Feel free to take a look!
Find more bee- and honeycomb-inspired patterns for the kitchen decor…
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PRINTABLE PDF PATTERN
The pattern of the crochet Hexagon Trivet is available as a printable PDF file from my Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Etsy shops. Grab your copy by clicking on the buttons below!
How to Crochet the Hexagon Trivet –Video Tutorial
- 8-mm (L/11 USA, 0 UK) Crochet Hook
- Bulky (5) Cotton Yarn
- 1 Stitch Marker to work in the round
- Tapestry Needle
I used Bobbiny Cotton Rope Junior (3 mm) in the following colors and amounts:
- A – Natural – 38.3 yds, 35 m
- B – Mustard – 3.3 yds, 3 m
ABBREVIATIONS (US Terms)
BLO – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Inc – Increase
Knit St – Knit or Waistcoat Stitch
MC – Magic Circle
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
Back Loop Only (BLO)
Learn how to crochet in the back loop only HERE.
One increase consists of 2 sts worked in the same indicated st.
Learn how to make an invisible join HERE.
Knit Stitch (Knit St)
See a step-by-step tutorial on how to crochet the knit st HERE.
Magic Circle (MC)
Find a tutorial on how to crochet the magic circle HERE.
8″ (20.5 cm)
5 rounds in knit st in 4″ (10 cm).
- If the pattern says “knit st 2”, it means that you have to crochet 1 knt st into each of the next 2 sts.
- (…) – Repeat the instruction within brackets for the indicated number of times.
Crochet Knit Stitch Hexagon Trivet – FREE PATTERN
With A, make a MC.
Round 1. Ch 1, sc 6 in MC. (6 sts).
Do NOT join each round with a sl st. Instead, continue to work in the round!
Round 2. Knit st inc 6. (12 sts).
Round 3. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 1) 6 times. (18 sts).
Round 4. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 2) 6 times. (24 sts).
Round 5. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 3) 6 times. (30 sts).
Round 6. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 4) 6 times. (36 sts).
Round 7. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 5) 6 times. (42 sts).
Round 8. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 6) 6 times. (48 sts).
Round 9. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 7) 6 times. (54 sts).
Round 10. (Knit st inc 1, knit st 8) 6 times. (60 sts)
Sl st into next st and fasten off A.
Join B in BLO of any st from round 10.
Round 11. Loosely, BLO sl st all around. (60 sts).
Fasten off B and join with an invisible join.
Weave in all your ends.
YOUR CROCHET HEXAGON Trivet IS READY!
I hope you enjoyed crocheting this pattern. I am looking forward to seeing all your beautiful makes on Facebook and Instagram. Use the hashtag #raffamusadesigns so that I can find and reshare your pics!
Find more kitchen decor ideas here on the blog…