Spiderweb Coasters & Halloween Table Center from RedHeart.com

spiderweb coasters halloween table center

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Spiderweb Coasters & Table Center Free Crochet Pattern

Pattern Number:     WC1939
Designed By:     Joan Barnett

Skill Level: Beginner

Required Supplies:

Coats® Crème de la Crème®: 2 balls each 101 Cream A, 252 Brite Orange B and 12 Black C
Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.0 mm [US H-8]
Yarn needle

Gauge/Tension:     GAUGE: Spider web square is 4.5″ (11.4 cm) wide x 5″ (12.7 cm) high. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the specified gauge.

Coaster measures 4½” x 5”.
Table Topper measures 16” x 18”.

Spiderweb Square:
Ch 26.
Row 1:  Dc in 8th ch from hook, *(ch 2, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch); repeat from * a total of 6 times. Ch 5, turn.
Row 2:  Dc in next dc, *ch 4, skip space, tr in next dc; repeat from * a total of 4 times, ch 2, skip space, dc in dc, ch 2, skip space, dc in 3rd turning ch. Ch 5, turn.
Row 3:  Dc in next dc, *ch 4, sc in tr; repeat from * a total of 4 times, ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 2, skip space, dc in next dc. Ch 5, turn.
Rows 4-7:  Dc in next dc, *ch 4, sc in sc; repeat from * a total of 4 times, ch 4, skip space, dc in dc, ch 2, dc in 3rd turning ch.  Ch 5, turn.
Row 8:  Dc in next dc, *ch 2, tr in sc; repeat from * a total of 4 times, ch 2, skip space, dc in dc, ch 2, dc in 3rd turning ch. Ch 5, turn.
Row 9:  Dc in next dc, *ch 2, dc in tr; repeat from * a total of 4 times, ch 2, dc in dc, ch 2, dc in 3rd turning ch. Cut yarn and fasten off.

Halloween Table Center
Make 5 Spiderweb blocks in A and 4 in B. Using C, join yarn in any space and sc around, working 3 sc in each corner.  Work a round of hdc in each sc, working 3 hdc in each corner. Fasten off.
Note:  One side of block has 7 spaces and one side has 8 spaces. Blocks should be oriented with the 8 space ends along the side when joining.

Assemble rows as follows:  Rows 1 and 3: B, A, B.  
Row 2: A, B, A.
Join rows.

Embroider spider in center of A blocks as shown.

Spider Embroidery:
Using C and yarn needle, secure on the wrong side and bring needle up at 1.  Following diagram, make 4 parallel stitches for legs ending with yarn on wrong side.  Bring needle to right side at 9 and over the top of the legs, pass needle under legs and down at 10.  Pull yarn carefully to splay legs.  Fasten off on wrong side.

Skull Border:
Rnd 1:  With right side facing, join A in any corner, ch 2 (counts as 1 hdc), *FPhdc, hdc in next st, ch 2, skip 1, sc in next stitch, ch 2, skip 1, hdc in next stitch; repeat from * around, join with slip st to top of beginning ch 2.
Rnd 2:  2 hdc in hdc, *FPdc, 2 hdc in hdc, slip st in ch-2 space, ch 3, slip st in ch-2 space, 2 hdc in hdc; repeat from * around, join with slip st to beginning hdc. Fasten off. With C, embroider skull faces as shown. Weave in ends.

For Spider web Coaster:
With A work Spider web Block.
With either B or C, work 1 rnd in sc and 1 rnd in hdc as for table center block.  With C, embroider spider. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
ch = chain;
dc = double crochet;
FPhdc = front post half double crochet;
hdc = half double crochet;
sc = single crochet;
tr = treble crochet;
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated;
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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