Throw On The Go: Hexi-Quilt Crochet Blanket Pattern

Yarnspirations recently did a roundup of their best “throw on the go” blanket patterns. These are blankets that you can knit or crochet in small pieces. Obviously, these are great for summer because you don’t want the heat of a huge blanket growing on your lap. They have tons of great designs to choose from, of course. Today, though, we wanted to draw your attention to a unique one: The Red Heart Hexi-Quilt Crochet Blanket.

Throw on the go crochet blanket pattern

Why Choose Throw on the Go In Summer

The Throw On The Go route is perfect for summer. If you’re looking for a summer-long project to keep you busy, a blanket is always a good choice. Or a series of blankets, depending on how fast you knit or crochet.

And yet, as aforementioned, most people don’t like to crochet blankets in the summer because it gets so hot. We love having all that yarn grow into a bundle on our laps in the winter. In the summer, it’s just stifling. So, instead, we choose motif-based throws. We can quickly and easily make those motifs without getting warm.

Additionally, many of us travel more in the summer. Whether getting on a plane or just waiting to pick kids up from swim practice, you want easy projects to take along. The motifs that make up a Throw on the Go are just that. Make a motif while you wait. Work a few on a plane or during a road trip.


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Red Heart Hexi-Quilt Crochet Blanket

There are so many knit and crochet blankets in that motif-based blanket roundup. However, we wanted to draw your attention to the Red Heart Hexi-Quilt Crochet Blanket. It’s a great option for crocheters.

Cute Hexagon Motifs

Knit and crochet hexagons were trending a few years ago. Then they seemed to drop out of style. However, they’re so fun to crochet. You get to make something that’s different from your typical old granny square. It’s still small, easy, and fun to make. And yet, it’s slightly different from the usual shapes you often work with.

Cute Finished Blanket Shape

There are plenty of ways to combine hexagons to create a traditional rectangular or square blanket. However, you don’t have to make all of your blankets square! It’s okay to go on a non-traditional route when you crochet a blanket. This one ends up as a big hexagon itself. It’s a unique design and one that really catches the eye. It’s perfect for your own decor or gifting.

A Colorful Blanket Without Lots of Color Changes

Each crochet hexagon in this blanket consists of a single color. Therefore, you don’t have to change colors in each motif round. You often don’t want to deal with frequent color changes when you’re on the go, so this is perfect. However, you’ll make motifs in various colors, so you’ll still have a colorful quilt-inspired blanket at the end. Best of both worlds. You can bring Color A with you, crochet all of the hexagons you want in that color, and then move on to the next color.

Because you use many different colors in the project, though, this is a great stashbuster!

Throw On The Go: Get The Pattern

Hexi-quilt free crochet hexagon blanket pattern

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