SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Caron® Simply Soft® yarn, one skein each: Soft Green (A), Pagoda (B), Watermelon (C), Strawberry (D)
Note: 1 skein of A, B, C and D will make 45 coasters.
- Size U.S. H or 8 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
13 sc and 14 rows = 4".
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 – does not count as hdc. 2 hdc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 12 hdc.
Rnd 3: Ch 2 – does not count as hdc. (2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc) 6 times. Join B with sl st in first hdc. Break A. 18 hdc.
Rnd 4: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. (Ch 2. 1 sc in each of next 2 hdc) 8 times. Ch 2. 1 sc in last hdc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Join C with sl st to any ch-2 sp. [Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. Ch 3. Sl st] all in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. (Sl st. Ch 3. Cluster. Ch 3. Sl st) in next ch 2 sp. Rep from * 7 times more. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to bottom of ch 3. Fasten off.
Rnd 6: Join D with sl st to first sc of any 2 sc group. Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Ch 3. Miss next ch-3 sp. (Sl st. Ch 3. Sl st) in top of next cluster. Ch 3. Miss next ch-3 sp. Rep from * times more. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off.
With B, add stitch details as shown in image.
ABBREVIATIONS: approx = approximately, ch(s) = chain(s), hdc = half double crochet, rnd(s) = round(s), sc = single crochet, sc2tog = single crochet 2 together, sl st = slip stitch, sp(s) = space(s), st(s) = stitch(es), yoh = yarn over hook
Finished size approx. 4½" diameter