Drifting Star and Falling Star
A lacy crocheted hexagon for shawls, throws, pillow overlays, curtains, or afghans. This pattern uses US terminology (with UK terminology in parentheses), detailed stitch instructions, and close-up photos.
Drifting Star: Approximately 1.3 oz (68 yds, 37 g) worsted weight or 10-ply yarn (#4) for each hexagon. H8 (5.0 mm) hook. First 3 rnds measure 3 inches (7.62 cm) in diameter and finished size is 12 inches (30 cm) from point to point, when blocked.
[Falling Star]: - Approximately 1.6 oz (83 yds, 45 g) worsted weight or 10-ply yarn (#4) for each hexagon. K 10.5 (6.5 mm) hook.
Note the many variations that you can accomplish with different color sequences and fewer rounds.