Skill level: Easy
Size: 5” diameter
50 yds. light worsted or DK-wt. cotton or cotton-blend yarn (samples shown in Tahki “Cotton Classic” (red). TLC “Cotton Plus” (rose), Pisgah Yarn & Dyeing Co., Inc. Honeysuckle Yarn, Art. 950C (blue/green double-stranded)
Size G/6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook
Gauge: 4 sts = 1” in double crochet on size G/6 (4.25 mm) hook
Pattern notes: Coasters are worked from center out, increasing stitches on each round and ending with an edging round of reverse single crochet.
Stitches/Terms: beginning (beg), chain (ch), double crochet (dc), increase (inc), reverse single crochet (rev sc), round (rnd), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st), space (sp), stitch (st)
Reverse single crochet (rev sc): Single crochet in each stitch as directed, working from left to right (instead of in the usual direction from right to left).
Rnd 1: Ch 4, join into ring (or use disappearing loop beginning method: wind yarn around forefinger once, insert hook into loop, yo, pull loop through ring), ch 3, work 11 dc over strands of ring, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3 (12 dc)
Rnd 2 (inc rnd): Ch 3, dc in same st at base of beg ch-3, *2 dc in next dc, rep from * around, join with sl st to top of beg ch-3 (24 dc)
Rnd 3 (inc rnd): Ch 5 (counts as beg ch-3 & first ch-2 sp), dc in next dc, *ch 2, dc in next dc, rep from * around, end with ch 2, join with sl st to third ch of beg ch-5 (24 dc, 24 sps
Rnd 4 (inc rnd): Sl st into first sp, ch 3, work 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next sp, rep from * around, join with sl st to third ch of beg ch-3 (72 dc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, rev sc in ea dc around. Join with sl st and fasten off.
Finishing: Weave in all tails. Flute ruffle (as you would a piecrust.)
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