Blossom Mug Coaster
By Mistie Bush
This is an easy pattern and works up really fast and only takes a small amount of thread. Make this Blossom Mug Coaster in one or many colors to sit around your breakfast table or office area to protect your table tops. I used Red Heart Aunt Lydia’s Baker’s Cotton and a G hook.
Yarn: Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread, Baker’s Cotton #1 Super Fine, 150 yds/137 m ART 159 Turquoise
Hook: G/6 (4.0 mm)
5 1/2inches x 6 inches
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Dc = double crochet
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
Reverse Single Crochet aka Crab Stitch – This is worked from left to right (or opposite direction) With right side of project facing you Chain 1, * insert hook into next stitch to right, yarn over and pull through, (2 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops*. Continue working * * until you have reached the end of project. Slip stitch into first chain 1 and fasten off, weave in ends.
V st – work (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st
ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1) at beginning of rows
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across turn (24 sc)
Row 2: ch 1, sk next st, * v st in next st, sk next st, sc in next st *, repeat from * to * across ending with a sc in last st turn (24 sts)
Row 3: ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), * (sc, ch 1) in ch 1 sp of v st, (dc, ch 1) in sc *, repeat from * to * across ending with (dc, ch) in turning ch of previous row turn 24 sts)
Row 4: * V st in next sc, sc in next dc * repeat from * to * across turn
Rows 5 – 16: Repeat rows 3 & 4 ending with Row 3
Reverse Single Crochet aka Crab Stitch around putting 2 sts in corners
Fasten off and weave in ends
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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