Saturday, April 25, 2015

June Coaster Of The Month - Patriotic African Flower Free Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

Patriotic African Flower 
Free Crochet Pattern
June Coaster Of The Month 
I am Very Patriotic
and love to design anything with 
Red, White and Blue yarns.
I found the Variegated at Michael's
and After using it for my placemats,
 I just knew I had to make some coasters, too.
I was going to incorporate blue, 
but could not find one that matched the blue
 in the variegated yarn. 
All of them were too light.
I think they look good 
even without the blue.

So, now you can make a set of 
4 placemats and 4 coasters 
for less then 10 bucks!
For the Free Placemat Pattern
Click HERE.

I just Added A video Tutorial

You can see this Video On My Youtube Channel at This LINK

June Coaster of the Month - Patriotic African Flower
Free Crochet Pattern

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Skill : Easy

Materials :
Crochet Hook - H
Yarn  - Cotton (4) - 1.5 oz of 1 color or
      .5 oz of Each - Red-C1, White -C2, Variegated -C3.
       I used Peaches and Cream
Yarn needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet ( dc)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Skip (sk)

Size: 4.5 inches across

Pattern:
 R : 1 - With C1, Ch 5, join in a circle,
ch3 ( counts as 1st dc) 2dc, ch 2,
*3dc, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 3 more times,
 join with a sl st to the 1st dc.
( 5 clusters, 5 ch2 spaces)

R : 2 - sl st to the 1st ch2 space, change to C3,
ch3 (counts as 1st dc) 2 dc, ch2, 3 dc, ch2 in the 1st ch2 space,
*3dc, ch2, 3dc, ch2 in the next ch 2 space*
Repeat from * to * 3 more times,
join with a sl st to the 1st dc.
( 10 clusters,  10 ch2 spaces)

R : 3 - Sl st to the next ch2 space, Change to C2,
3sc in the 1st ch2 space ( 1st corner)
*1sc in the next 3 sts, 1sc in the next ch2 space,
  1sc in the next 3 sts, 3sc in the next ch2 space (corner)*
Repeat From * to * 3 more times, join with a sl st to the 1st sc,

R : 4 - Change to C1 - *ch 4, skip the next st, sc in the next st*
Repeat From * to * all the way around the coaster,
 join to the 1st sc tie off and weave in all your ends.

Spray Block The coasters for a nice crisp pentagon shape.
Click HERE for some tips on Spray blocking.
What a great set for celebrating
 the 4th of July, 
or any holiday, for that matter.
Because you can make them
 in any colors you want!
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