May 12, 2015
by Pops de Milk
Suddenly it feels like summer, as though spring got bored of being springy and jumped straight into humid heat. I really don’t want to complain (yet) because I did moan and groan about how cold it was this winter but, it’s hot out there! It’s so hot that as soon as I add ice to a drink the condensation immediately dribbles down the glass and pools at the bottom. My immediate thought: make more coasters!
Crochet Colour Spill Coasters
100% cotton yarn, worsted weight like Handicrafter cotton in colour of choice
Size 4.50mm crochet hook
Pattern is worked in rounds, do not turn at end of round. Use stitch markers to keep track of beginning/end of round. Don’t feel you need to stick to the exact stitch combinations I’ve outlined in Round 4 – you can make your own variations and add a unique touch to your coasters!
Stitch Abbr. (US Terms)
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – triple crochet
inc – increase (2 sts in same st)
Round 1: in magic ring chain 3, make 12 dc and sl st to 1st dc (12)
Round 2: ch 2, inc in same space as sl st and in each dc around, sl st to 1st dc (24)
Round 3: ch 2, inc in same space as sl st, dc in next st, *inc in next st, dc in next st* repeat around (48)
Round 4: ch 1, sc in same space as sl st, sc in next st, 3 tr in next 2 sts, dc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, 3 tr in next 2 sts, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 3 sts, sl st in next 2 sts, sc in next st, 3 dc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts, sl st in next 2sts, dc and tr in next st, 2 tr in next st, dc and hdc in next st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, sc in next st, sl st to join.
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