Leaves on this Family Tree

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Coasters and Basket

Models shown in Peaches and Cream Cotton

Guess what everyone is getting for Christmas?
Start checking your mailbox to see when yours arrive.

If yours don't arrive soon,
 you can make your own.

**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**

Materials Used:
Worsted Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook: F/ 5 – 3.75 mm
Tapestry  or Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:
ch-chain
sc-single crochet
sk-skip
sl st-slip stitch
st(s)-stitch(es)




<><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><> <><><><>
Coasters

Rnd 1: Using a Magic Circle (pictorial instructions found here), ch 1, make 8 sc into the circle, and sl st to beginning ch 1 to join.

                       

Rnd 2: Sc in same st as joining st, then  place  2 sc in each  st around, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join, ch 1.



Rnd 3:  Sc  in same st as joining st, then  place  1 sc in  following st, * 2 sc in the next st followed by 1 sc in the next st,* repeat from * to * around, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join, ch 1.


Rnd 4: Sc  in same st as joining st, then  place  1 sc in  following  2 sts, * 2 sc in the next st followed by 1 sc in the next 2 sts,* repeat from * to * around, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join, ch 1.



Rnd 5: Sl st into each st around. Fasten Off and weave in ends.



Basket

Rounds 1 – 4: Repeat Rounds 1 – 4 of the coaster.



Rnd 5: Sc  in same st as joining st, then  place  1 sc in  following  3 sts, * 2 sc in the next st followed by 1 sc in the next 3 sts,* repeat from * to * around, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join, ch 1.



Rnd 6: Sc in the back loop of each st around, sl st to beginning ch 1 to join ch 1.



Rnd 7: Sc in same st, ch 1, sk 1,* sc in next st, ch 1, sk 1,* repeat from * to * around DO NOT JOIN.



Note: You will NOT be joining at the end of the round, you will continue your pattern until you have a basket tall enough to hold your coasters



Repeat Rnd 5 of coasters to finish off your basket.

**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**~~**

I would LOVE to see your finished projects.

1 comment:

  1. Look at you - all organized and ready for gift giving. I wanted to - badly - just not happening this year!

    ReplyDelete

Reading your comments inspires me to blog more.