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Hexie African Flower Motif

Hexie African Flower Motif

Welcome, my dear reader. How are you feeling today? I hope well! Prepare your heart because today’s pattern will leave you enchanted! It is a lovely pattern that can be used in different crochet pieces, without a doubt you will have beautiful pieces as a result of your work. This is the crochet Hexie African Flower Motif pattern.

It’s a beautiful pattern and much easier to make than you might think, there isn’t much difficulty. If we were to evaluate the level for this project, we would say that it fits with the beginner level. You don’t need much knowledge of crochet beyond the basics to do it, but if you have doubts about any of the steps… We have a category available for beginners here on our lovely blog, where we teach you step by step how to make different stitches.

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This is the pattern that will make up your blankets, coats, rugs or whatever pieces you want to make. African flower motif patterns are a captivating and culturally rich art form that has gained popularity in various creative fields. Originating from African traditions, these intricate designs showcase the continent’s vibrant and diverse heritage. The African flower motif pattern, characterized by its geometric shapes and bold colors, has found its way into textiles, fashion and home decor around the world. In this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide, allowing you to appreciate the art and symbolism embedded in this design.



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African Flower Motif: Versatility in Design

One of the fascinating aspects of African flower motif patterns is their versatility. These patterns can be found in a wide range of artistic expressions, from traditional clothing and accessories to contemporary art and interior design. The adaptability of these motifs has allowed them to transcend cultural boundaries, making them a global symbol of beauty and craftsmanship.

Well, let’s now continue with our learning. Prepare the necessary materials and get to work!


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Supplies Needed:

Yarn: 100% cotton, Worsted Weight

  • Any Worsted Weight (WW) yarn works;
  • Small amounts of yarn are sufficient for each motif, making it great for using leftover scraps.

Hook: F/3.75mm

Large-eye needle for sewing ends



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Finished Dimensions:

  • Tip to tip: 5 inches
  • Edge to edge: 4-1/2 inches


Stitch Abbreviations (US TERMS):

Ch: chain

MR: magic ring

Sc: single crochet

Hdc: half double crochet

Dc: double crochet

Sl st: slip stitch

Sp: space

Cts: counts

Special Stitch – Long sc (Spike Stitch): Insert the hook from the front to the back in the indicated space, yarn over, pull up a loop level with the base of the sc, yarn over again, and complete the single crochet.

Note: Always add new colors with the right side facing you. Don’t turn your work.



Round 1:

Make a magic ring (MR).

Chain 3 (ch3), double crochet (dc).

In the ring, (chain 2, 2 double crochets) five times.

Chain 2, join with ch3.

Cut the color. (12 double crochets, 6 chain-2 spaces)


Round 2:

In any chain-2 space, join with ch3.

(Double crochet, chain 2, 2 double crochets) in the chain-2 space.

[Chain 1, (2 double crochets, chain 2, 2 double crochets)] five times.

Chain 1, join with ch3 without cutting.

(24 double crochets, 12 chain-2 spaces)


Round 3:

Slip stitch to ch2, ch3, 6 double crochets in chain-2 space.

(Slip stitch in next chain-1 space, 7 double crochets in chain-2 space) five times.

Slip stitch in the last chain-1 space, join to ch3.

Cut the color. (42 double crochets, 6 slip stitches)


Round 4:

In the first double crochet of any 7 double crochet group, join with ch1.

Single crochet in join and next 2 stitches.

(3 single crochets in next, single crochet in 3, long single crochet – see special stitches – over next slip stitch, single crochet in 3) five times.

3 single crochets in next, single crochet in 3, long single crochet around the next slip stitch, join with the first single crochet.

Cut the color. (54 single crochets, 6 long single crochets)


Round 5:

In the center single crochet of any 3 single crochet group, join with ch3 (counts as half double crochet + chain 1).

Half double crochet in the same space.

[Half double crochet in 9, (half double crochet, chain 1, half double crochet) in the next stitch] five times.

Half double crochet in the last 9 stitches.

Cut the color.

Leave a long end for sewing motifs together. (66 half double crochets, 6 chain-1 spaces)

What did you think of this pattern, dear reader? Very easy, right?



You can follow the step-by-step video tutorial if you prefer. We always like to leave this option to those who prefer it and reinforce the importance of watching the video tutorial. This way you will be able to follow the step by step better and understand or even learn new techniques, in addition to becoming familiar with the pattern more quickly. Take some spare line out there and do it along with the video, so you can practice. Follow the video tutorial by Bizzy Crochet channel below:


The pattern with African flower motifs is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of the African continent. Their intricate designs, vibrant colors, and profound symbolism have captivated audiences around the world. As these patterns continue to influence and inspire various creative industries, it is essential to recognize and appreciate the cultural roots from which they emerge. Whether used in fashion, art or home decor, African floral patterns carry a timeless beauty that transcends borders and invites individuals to connect with Africa’s diverse and vibrant traditions.

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