Monday, 26 May 2014

CROCHET TEA COASTER

Abbreviations
WS. Wrong Side
RS.  Right Side
sl st.  Slip Stitch
sc.  Single Crochet
dc.  Double Crochet
rpt. Repeat
Coaster size approx: 4.5" diameter
Materials
4.50mm crochet hook
50 gram ball of Worsted Weight in Main
50 gram ball of Worsted Weight in Contrast
GAUGE - 6dc and 2 rows of dc's measures approx 1" x 1"
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  • Coaster  - (Worked in rounds without turning) With 4.50mm hook and contrast color yarn ch6, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch1, work 12sc in ring, sl st to first sc on beginning of round.
  • 2nd Round - ch4, * (1dc, ch1) in next dc, * rpt from * to * 10 more times, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of round. Fasten off. (12, ch1 spaces)
  • 3rd Round - Join in main color yarn, ch3, * 2dc in next ch1 space, 1dc in dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch1 space, 2dc in last ch1 space, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of round. (35dc + ch3)
  • 4th Round - ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off. (47dc + ch3)
  • 5th Round - Join in contrast color yarn, ch3, 2dc in base of ch3,*  skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 3dc, skip 1dc, 1sc in next dc, skip 1dc, 2dc in base of ch3, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off. (12, 5dc groups)
  • Make 2 more coasters same as just made, make 3 more coasters reversing the colors, i.e. start with main yarn not contrast.

Thanks to Patternforcrochet.co.uk for this pattern