Wednesday, March 14, 2012

~ little coasters ~

Here's a set of coasters that I'm taking to the campground.  I really don't know why since no one really uses coasters - but they look like they belong there. 

The pattern for these coasters is the first 4 rounds of the round ripple followed by 1 round of sc.  They measure 5 1/2" across - perfect for large glasses or mugs.

Here's the link for the round ripple pattern:
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  1. These are cute even if no one uses them ;-)

  2. Lovely bright colours just right for camping :))

  3. Wonderful work,great colours Debi,
    love suex

  4. They're so pretty. I love coasters and use them all the time. The pattern I use is very similar but I think I'll try doing a few your way.

  5. Debi - These are so pretty! Thanks so much for the info for how to make them.

    Mary Lou

  6. Hola. Te han quedado preciosas¡¡¡

  7. Such pretty colours, they will certainly liven up the campground. :)

  8. As pretty as they are they will be shouting to everyone, "Use me! Use me!"

    I have a couple of squares ready to mail you. Would you send me your mailing address to Thanks!

  9. Thanks everyone. :)

    Bev - I sent you an email. :)

  10. I absolutely LOVE your coasters. Now I have to make some.

  11. I love this pattern, but your colors make it really pretty. You have a good eye for color combining. Inspiring. - Carol of TwoLuLa

  12. OMG... how can you make so neat and even stitches!!! Its just amazing! I wish I could make them same:)

    P.S. Could you share a secret of joining the rows in such an invisible way ;)?

    1. Thank you. I just try to keep the same tension as I crochet - and I do kind of crochet a little slow. When I am crocheting round items I always chain 2 at the beginning of the round to fill up the gap. (The chain 2 does not count as a stitch.) For example - the 1st round will be: ch 3, 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join with a sl st to the 1st dc. I will only count the 12 dc, not the extra 2 chains. The 2nd round will be: ch 2, 2 dc in each dc around, join with a sl st to the 1st dc. I will end up with 24 dc. If you have any other questions, just let me know. :)


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