Free Crochet Pattern Heart Coaster #53

Heart Coaster

FP435

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 4½” wide by 4½” long.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Shaded Pinks – ½ oz, 24 yd
(14 g, 21 m)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.25 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 4 sc = 1 inch; 4 rows sc = 1 inch.

Special Stitches
Single crochet decrease (sc dec): Insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, (two loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw through all three loops on hook.

COASTER
Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at bottom, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (3 sc)
Rows 2-6: Ch 1, turn, (hdc, sc) in first st, [sc in next sc] across to last st, (sc, hdc) in last st. (5, 7, 9, 11, 13 sts)
Rows 7-8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. (13 sc)
Row 9: (First Curve) Ch 1, turn, sc in first 6 sc (mark last sc worked). (6 sc) Leave remaining sts unworked.
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (6 sc)
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 4 sc, sc dec. (5 sc)
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc dec (over first 2 sc), sc in next sc, sc dec. (3 sc)
Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (3 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Second Curve
Row 9: Working in sides of rows, sl st down to Row 8, sl st in marked sc, sl st in next sc, (sl st, ch 1, sc) in next sc, sc in next 5 sc. (6 sc)
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (6 sc)
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc dec (over first 2 sc), sc in next 4 sc. (5 sc)
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc dec (over first 2 sc), sc in next sc, sc dec. (3 sc)
Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (3 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging
Rnd 1: With right side facing, work 13 sc in side of rows to tip, work 13 sc across opposite side, * working in Row 13, 2 sc in next 3 sc *; working in side of rows, work 4 sc across to sl st between curves, sl st in sl st between curves, work 4 sc in side of rows; rep from * to * once; join with sl st to first sc. (17 sc and 1 sl st)
Rnd 2: Ch 4, skip next sc, [sl st in next sc, ch 4, skip next sc] 6 times, [sl st, ch 5, sl st] in center sc of 3-sc group, [ch 4, skip next sc, sl st in next sc] 12 times; sl st in center sl st between curves, ch 4, skip next sc, [sl st in next sc, ch 4, skip next sc] 4 times; join with sl st in same sl st as joining. (25 ch-4 lps) Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2012 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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