• Friday , 28 April 2017

Pretty Coaster

Pretty Coaster

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These instructions use US crochet terms and standard abbreviations.  I have used dk yarn and a 4 mm hook and scraps of 3 colours for each coaster.

1. With 1st colour chain 4 & join into a ring.  Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), work 11 more dc into ring.  Fasten off.

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2. With 2nd colour and working between the stitches and not into the top of the stitches; ch 5 (counts as 1 dc & 2 ch), *dc in next space, ch 2; rep from * 10 times more.  Fasten off.

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3. With 3rd colour and working in the chain spaces; ch 3(counts as 1 dc), 2 more dc in space, *3 dc in next space (3 dc cluster); rep from * 10 times more.  Join into the top of ch 3 with a sl st.

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4. Sl st over to between the 3 dc cluster.

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5. *Ch 4, sl st into next space between 3 dc cluster.  Rep from * 11 times more.

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6. I quite like how they look at this point, and if you are using chunkier yarn these may be big enough to finish here should you wish.  But if not; sl st into the next ch 4 space.

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7. Ch1, sc, hdc, treble into middle dc of 3 dc cluster below (see pic below), hdc sc, *in next space (sc, hdc, trb into middle dc of 3 dc cluster below, hdc, sc), rep from * 10 times more.  Sl st into ch 1.  Fasten off.

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Sooo quick to whip up – they would make great gifts, perhaps piled into sets of 4 and tied with some string/raffia and a pretty label.

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