Spring Greens Coaster

Spring Greens Coaster

American Crochet Terms used throughout.

Materials:
DK weight yarn in 3 colours
4.00mm hook

Finished Size:
Approximately 4”/10cm square

Abbreviations
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
lps – loops
yo – yarn over
mc – magic circle
beg – beginning
puff stitch – [Yo, insert hook in stitch, yo, pull the hook back through the stitch (three lps on hook)] 5 times, (eleven lps on hook), yo and pull through all 11 loops on your hook.

Foundation Round: Using colour A, into mc, 1ch, 8sc, sl st into first sc.

Round 1: 6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), *work Puff Stitch in next sc, 3ch, 1dc in next sc, 3ch* repeat from * to * twice then work Puff Stitch in next sc, 3ch, sl st into 3rd ch of beg ch to join. (4 Puff Stitches, 4 dc, eight 3ch spaces)

Round 2: Sl st into first 3ch space, 1ch *3sc in same 3ch space, 1ch* repeat in next seven 3ch spaces, sl st in 1st sc to join, fasten off colour A.

Round 3: Using colour B, sl st into a 1ch space above a Puff Stitch, [3ch, 2dc, 1ch] in same space, *[3dc, 2ch, 3dc, 1ch] (corner) in next 1ch space, [3dc, 1ch] in next 1ch space* repeat from * to * twice, [3dc, 2ch, 3dc, 1ch] in next 1ch space, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beg chain to join, fasten off colour B.

Round 4: Using colour C, sl st into a 1ch space before a corner, [3ch, 2dc, 1ch] in same space, [3dc, 2ch, 3dc, 1ch] (corner) in next 2ch space *[3dc, 1ch] in next two 1ch spaces, [3dc, 2ch, 3dc, 1ch] (corner) in next 2ch space* repeat from * to * twice, [3dc, 1ch] in next 1ch space, join with sl st to 3rd chain of beg ch, fasten off colour C.

Round 5: Using colour A, sl st into any 2ch corner space, [1ch, 3sc] in same space, then sc in every stitch around, placing 1sc in each 1ch space, and 3sc in each corner, join with sl st to beg sc, fasten off. Sew in ends.

© Shana Rae 2016

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