Free Snowflake Coasters Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

LW3708-Snowflake-Coasters

From RedHeart.com

 

Snowflake Coasters

Modern colors update the usual snowflake motif for a new take on the utilitarian coaster. Crochet a set to give as a hostess gift, to brighten up a dinner table or, of course, as the usual protection for your furniture.

Pattern #: LW3708

Designed by: Nancy Anderson

Project Type: Home Decor, Seasonal, Christmas

Skill Level Easy

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein each 505 Aruba Sea A, 316 Soft White B and 319 Cherry Red C
  • Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6]
  • Tapestry needle

Additional Supplies Needed:
Spray starch (optional)

GAUGE: Snowflake Motif = 3½” (9 cm) in diameter.  CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished measurements Snowflake Motif = 3 ½” (9 cm) in diameter
Snowflake Motif
With desired color, make an adjustable ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring; join with a slip st in first sc—6 sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc—12 sc.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, ch 3, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc—6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st, skip next st, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space, *skip st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc—6 ch-3 spaces.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (slip st, [ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 2 ch, slip st in ch-3 space] twice in next ch-3 space, *skip next st, sc in each of next next 3 sts, (slip st, [ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 2 ch, slip st in ch-3 space] twice in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Repeat using colors A, B and C for desired number of Snowflake Motifs.
Snowflake Motif Finishing
Wet finished motif, flatten & straighten snowflake spokes, allow to dry.
For extra flattening, cover damp motif with waxed paper and place heavy book on top until motif is dry.
Optional: Spray with laundry starch to stiffen as desired.
ABBREVIATIONS
A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; hdc = half double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); ( ) = work directions in parentheses into same st; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

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