Critter Frog Coaster

FP204 Frog Critter Coaster


CRITTER COASTER – FROG

Pattern #FP204

Original Designs By: Maggie Weldon

Skill Level: Beginner Skill
Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD)
Materials: Sport Weight Yarn;
Green (MC) ¾ oz, 54 yd; Yellow (Y) 3 yd
Additional Materials: Glue, Yarn Needle
1” Wiggly Eyes – 2
Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 2 rnds in dc = 2” across.

 

Abbreviations

ch chain sc single crochet(s)
dc double crochet sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
lp(s) loop(s) sp(s) space(s)
rep repeat st(s) stitch(es)
rnd round yo yarn over

 

Special Stitches

Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

Frog Coaster

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting in center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc) JOIN ALL DC RNDS IN THIS MANNER. DO NOT TURN EACH RND.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) 11 times; join. (36 dc)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 11 times; join. (48 dc)
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) 11 times; join. (60 dc)
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) 11 times; join. (72 dc)
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (48 dc)
Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (32 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

 

EYES (Make 2)
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting in center, with MC, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (16 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each dc around; join with sl st to first sc. (32 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.

MOUTH
With Y, ** ch 1 (center ch), * ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in center ch, rep from * once more, ** ch 20, rep from ** to ** once more,
sl st in next 20 ch. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing (use photo as guide)

 

– Slip Coaster over CD with Rnds 7 & 8 at the back.
– Position and sew (or glue) facial features to front of Coaster and glue Wiggly eyes in place.

All Rights Reserved ©2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

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