Instructions

DIRECTIONS:

  1. With white, ch 7, sl st into first ch to form a ring.
  2. Round 1: Ch 4 for first tr, work 23 trs in ring, join with sl st to fourth ch of beginning ch-4: 24 trs.
  3. Round 2: Ch 4, * work 1 dc in next tr, ch 1; repeat from * around, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-4: 24 ch-sps.
  4. Round 3: Sl st into next ch-sp, ch 5, * work 1 dc in next ch-sp, ch 2; repeat from * around, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-5.
  5. Round 4: Sl st into next ch-sp, ch 3, work 1 dc in same sp, * ch 1, work 2 dcs in next ch-2 sp; repeat from * around, ch 1, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3.
  6. Round 5: Sl st to next ch-sp, ch 3, work 1 dc in same ch-sp, * ch 2, work 2 dcs in next ch-sp; repeat from * around, ch 2, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3.
  7. Round 6: Sl st to next ch-sp, ch 3, work 1 dc in same ch-sp, * ch 3, work 2 dcs in next ch-sp; repeat from * around, ch 3, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3.
  8. Round 7: Sl st to next ch-sp, ch 3, work 2 dcs in same ch-sp, * ch 2, work 3 dcs in next ch-sp; repeat from * around, ch 2, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3.
  9. Round 8: Sl st to next ch-sp, ch 3, work 3 dcs in same ch-sp, * ch 2, work 4 dcs in next ch-sp; repeat from * around, ch 3, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-3.
  10. Round 9: Sl st to next ch-sp, ch 5, work 1 dc in same ch-sp, * ch 5, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-sp; repeat from * around, ending with ch 5, join with sl st in third ch of beginning ch-5. Fasten off.
  11. EDGING: Attach red or green with sc in any ch 2-sp, work 2 more scs in same ch-sp, * ch 5, work 3 scs in next ch 5-sp, ch 5, work 3 scs in next ch 2-sp; repeat from * around, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
  12. Use a tapestry needle to weave in the loose ends.

FINISHED SIZE: Each coaster measures about 4-1/4 inches across.

ABBREVIATIONS

  • ch(s) chain(s)
  • dc(s) double crochet(s)
  • sc(s) single crochet(s)
  • sl st slip stitch
  • sp(s) space(s)
  • tr(s) treble crochet(s)

Crocheted Christmas Coasters from Darlene Polachic of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan