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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Pattern - Watermelon Coasters

Hook - 3.5m

Yarn - Cotton DK Weight (I used Stylecraft Classique Cotton and some black cotton scraps I had in my stash)
Yarn A - Pink (Fondant)
Yarn B - White (White)
Yarn C - Green (Tropical Jade)



With yarn A make a magic ring and work first round into ring (alternatively you can make 2 chain and then work into the 2nd chain)
Round 1 - 3 ch (count as 1 tr throughout pattern), 11 tr into ring, join with a sl st into 3rd ch of first st (12 sts)
Round 2 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 2 tr into next st and each st until end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (24 sts)
Round 3 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 1 tr into next st, *2 tr into next st, 1 tr in next st*, repeat from * to * to end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (36 sts)
Round 4 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 1 tr into next 2 sts, *2 tr into next st, 1 tr in next 2 sts*, repeat from * to * to end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (48 sts)
Round 5 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 1 tr into next 3 sts, *2 tr into next st, 1 tr in next 3 sts*, repeat from * to * to end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (60 sts)
Change to Yarn B
Round 6 - 1 ch (does not count as st througout pattern), 1 dc in same st and each st until end, joined with a sl st into first dc (60 sts)
Change to Yarn C
Round 7 - 1 ch, *work a dctog into the same st and next st, 1 ch*, repeat from * to * until end, join with a sl st into first dctog (60 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends
Using some scraps of black cotton yarn, sew 6 1 cm lines as per the picture.

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Pattern - Apple Coasters

Hook - 3.5m

Yarn - Cotton DK Weight (I used a mixture of Stylecraft Classique Cotton and DMC Natura Just Cotton)
Yarn A - Cream
Yarn B - Colour (any appley colour!)
Yarn C - Brown



With yarn A make a magic ring and work first round into ring (alternatively you can make 2 chain and then work into the 2nd chain)
Round 1 - 3 ch (count as 1 tr throughout pattern), 11 tr into ring, join with a sl st into 3rd ch of first st (12 sts)
Round 2 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 2 tr into next st and each st until end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (24 sts)
Round 3 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 1 tr into next st, *2 tr into next st, 1 tr in next st*, repeat from * to * to end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (36 sts)
Round 4 - 3 ch, 1 tr in same st, 1 tr into next 2 sts, *2 tr into next st, 1 tr in next 2 sts*, repeat from * to * to end, join with a sl st into the third ch of the first st (48 sts)
Round 5 - 1 ch (does not count as st throughout pattern), 2 dc in same st, 1 dc in next 7 sts, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next 9 sts, 2 htr in next st, 1 htr in next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st, 1 tr in next st, 3 tr in next st, 1 tr in next st, 1 tr and 1 htr in next st, 1 htr in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, 1 htr in next st, 1 htr and 1 tr in next st, 1 tr in next st, 3 tr in next st, 1 tr in next st, 2 tr in next st, 1 htr in next 2 sts, 2 htr in next st, 1 dc in next 9 sts, join with a sl st in first dc of round
Change to Yarn B
Round 6 - 1 ch, 1 dc in same st and each st till end, join with a sl st in top of first dc11789087890
Fasten off and join Yarn C to top of the apple 
Make Stalk - 7 ch, 1tr in 4th ch from hook, 1 htr in next 2 chs, 1 dc in next ch, join with a sl st at top of apple.
Using Yarn C, sew two pips at each side of the centre of the apple
Sew in ends.
Blocking optional, because it is cotton, it does hold its shape well.

© All images belong to Kelly of lovedotty unless otherwise stated. Please link to pictures, content or DIY's if used on your own website. Crochet patterns are written by Kelly of lovedotty unless otherwise stated, please link to original post if used on your own website. Feel free to sell the finished product that has been created from the pattern, if sold via a website, please link to lovedotty blogspot. However please do not publish patterns in full or as your own, unless agreed by Kelly of lovedotty