Saturday, October 23, 2010

Crochet a Coaster or Doily - Free Pattern

Use regular cotton thread or cotton thread with metallic, to make this lovely coaster. This can also be made a little bigger to use as a doily by crocheting with a bigger hook or thicker thread or yarn.

Radiant Coaster or Doily
by Mimi Alelis

Finished Measurement: approx. 4 1/2 inches in diameter using 1.75mm hook; 5 1/4 inches using 2mm hook

Materials:
  • Cannon size 8 cotton thread with metallic, or Anchor size 10 cotton thread with metallic
  • Steel crochet hook, size 1.75 mm for coaster, 2mm for doily
  • Yarn needle for weaving ends
Abbreviations
ch = chain, ss = slip stitch, sc = single
crochet, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stitch rnd = round

Instructions:
Rnd 1: Ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Join with ss on the 1st sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc). Join.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, (sc on next 2 sc, 2 sc on next sc) repeat around. Join. (16 sc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, (sc on next sc, 2 sc on next sc) repeat around. Join. (24 sc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, (sc on next 2 sc, 2 sc on next sc) repeat around. Join. (32 sc)
Rnd 6: (Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1 ) - counts as hdc, [ch 1, skip 1 sc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc, hdc on next sc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning hdc.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, [ch 2, dc on next dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, dc on next dc, ch 2, hdc on hdc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning hdc.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, [ch 2, dc on next 2 dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, dc on next 2 dc, ch 2, hdc on hdc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning hdc.
Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, [ch 2, dc on next 3 dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, dc on next 3 dc, ch 2, hdc on hdc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning hdc.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 1, [ch 2, dc on next 4 dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in next ch 1 sp, dc on next 4 dc, ch 2, hdc on hdc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning hdc.
Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in same sp, [sc in next ch 2 sp, sc in next dc, hdc on next dc, dc on next 3 dc, (dc, ch1, dc) in ch 1 sp, dc on next 3 dc, hdc on next dc, sc on next dc, sc on next ch 2 sp, sc on hdc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning sc.
Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same sp, [sc in next 2 sc, hdc on next hdc, dc on next 4 dc, 3 dc in ch 1 sp, dc on next 4 dc, hdc on hdc, sc on next 3 sc] repeat around, ending with a ss on beginning sc.
Rnd 13: Slip stitch on each st around.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

8 comments:

  1. You have the prettiest patterns, Mimi. Thank you for sharing them with us. I like the sparkly-ness in it. I will have to try some of these someday soon. <3

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  2. Thanks for sharing your patterns, Mimi!

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  3. Hola que tal mi nombre es maria jose y como tu soy crochetera, me encantaria que te unas a nosotras
    en Crochet Social y que compartamos ideas, saludos te esperamos!

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  4. It reminds me of a snowflake.

    Very prett.

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  5. Thank you all for stopping by!

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  6. Thank you so much for sharing your hard work!

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  7. I put small doilys on mason jars to make vases, and this is a pattern to add as it will fit beautifully, add some ribbon and pretty little hanging flowers around the top and they are beautiful

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