Summer Stitch Along
Hello my friends! I have been working hard behind the scenes!! I am so excited to bring you another Free Crochet Pattern, from my ever expanding Sweet Stripes line!
I will be bringing you a NEW Sweet Stripes Pattern each week in June! The Sweet Stripes Coasters are the first of 4 designs!!
It was so much fun to design this Coaster Pattern! They double as really cute plant coasters too, which is my new favorite use for mine!! I hope y’all will find it useful and of course fun to make too! 🙂
I don’t know about y’all, but I absolutely can’t stand when my drink leaves a ring behind on the table, so I always have a coaster on hand! I *ahem* occasionally get a little excited with my coffee and having a spare coaster or 2 is so handy when you need one!! Anyone else, or is it just me that constantly spills my coffee? Is that a sign of too much or too little… I wonder?!? 😉
Not to mention, when you have a large family like mine, or let’s say *eventually* this pandemic will end and we get to do some entertaining again, it’s so nice to have a whole SET of coasters, right? 🙂 So with crochet Sweet Stripes Coasters to the rescue, we’ve got the table covered! WHEW!
Quick and Easy to make Coasters!
The Sweet Stripes Coasters are so quick to make! They take me less than 15 minutes to whip up each!! They make great gifts, I like to give them in sets of 4 or 6, wrapped in a pretty ribbon! Enhance your gift with a set of glasses or nice beverage! Thank your favorite Teacher, Mail Carrier, Grocer, or other Essential Worker with a handmade gift from the heart!! Don’t forget to make a set for yourself too!
Since they are such fast makes, the Sweet Stripes Coasters are fantastic items to sell at your markets and craft shows too! They are lightweight so shipping them is an easy option this year! It’s always good to stock lots of quick projects you can sell for a lower price point! Don’t crochet? Send me a message through my Contact Page or through my Etsy shop here! I would love to create a set of Sweet Stripes Coasters just for you!
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SWEET STRIPES COASTER PATTERN
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st(s) – stitch(es)
sp(s) – spaces
sk – skip
beg – beginning
ch(s) – chain(s)
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
puff st – see stitch tutorial below
yo – yarn over
FO – fasten off
Mini Puff St: [Yo, insert hook in sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop,] twice, yo and pull through all 5 loops on hook, do not sl st.
Gauge is not very important for this pattern.
2. Beginning chain does count as a stitch on dc rounds, but does not count on sc rounds throughout the pattern.
3. Sl st does not count as a stitch unless otherwise noted.
4. Repeat stitches between [ and ] the number of times indicated.
5. You may find that your work is cupping a bit on the dc rounds, but it should lay flat again once the coaster is completed. If not you can gently tug the stitches outward a little to help them lay flat.
6. This pattern is FREE, but has not been tested by anyone besides myself. Please feel free to share any comments or ask any questions you many have! I welcome your feedback!!
7. This pattern is my intellectual property. You are welcome to make as many as you like to sell, giveaway, etc. You may NOT sell, or alter and claim as your own this pattern. You may not use my photographs. This pattern is not for mass production.
8. If you want to share this pattern online, you must only share a link to my blog post. You may not copy and paste my text or the pattern to another site. Thank you for respecting my work. 🙂
9. By using this pattern, you are agreeing to abide by these terms.
USING H/8 5.0 MM HOOK
Round 1: Make a Magic Circle with color C. Ch 1, 8 sc into magic circle, (8 sc).
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc here and throughout) and work 3 dc in same st, skip next st, [4 dc in next st, skip next st,] 3 times, sl st to top of beginning ch 3 to join, (16 dc).
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, [sc, 2 sc in next st,] 7 times, sl st to join, (24 sc).
Round 4: Ch 3, and work 3 dc in same st, skip next 2 sts, [4 dc in next st, skip next 2 sts,] 8 times, sl st to top ch of beginning ch 3 to join, (32 dc).
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same and next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, [sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 8 times, sl st to join, (40 sc). Continue with your choice of edging to finish.
Round 6: Ch 1, [sc, hdc, (dc, ch 1 dc) in next st, hdc, (sc, sl st) in next st,] 8 times, (48 sts, 16 sc, 16 hdc, 16 dc).
FO, weave in ends, and you’re done!
MINI PUFF EDGING:
Round 6: [Ch 5, mini puff st in 4th ch from hook, sl st in same st as ch 5, and next 2 sts,] 20 times, (20 bubbles). FO, weave in ends, and you’re done!
CHAIN LOOP EDGING:
Round 6: [Ch 3, sl st in next st,] 48 times, (48 ch 3). FO, weave in ends, and you’re done!
Congrats! You’ve made a fab coaster to use! Make 4 more of them and it’s a set! Have fun with different colors and edging!
Please Share your Sweet Stripes Coasters!
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