Christmas Ornament Coaster
By Mistie Bush
Decorate your table and seating areas for the holidays with this cute, simple coaster. They can be made in many colors or all the same color. These ornaments are made using Red Heart Cream de la Cream cotton and a H hook.
Yarn: Red Heart Cream de la Cream Worsted Weight 100 % cotton, 2.5 oz, 70.9 g, 125 yds I used a small amount of #0205 Golden Yellow, #0905 Really Red, #0649 Forest
4 ½ inches diameter without hanger
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Hdc = half 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 from * to * until you have reached the end of project. Slip stitch into first chain 1 and fasten off, weave in ends.
ch 1 at beginning of rounds does not count as a stitch
Rnd 1: ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with sl st to first sc (6 sc)
Rnd 2: ch 1, 2 sc in same st as join and each st around, join in 1st sc (12 sc)
Rnd 3: ch 1, sc in same st as join, * 2 sc in next st, sc in next st * repeat from * to * around; join with sl st in 1st sc (18 sc)
Rnd 4: ch 1, hdc in same st as join, * 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st, * repeat from * to * around; join with sl st in 1st hdc (27 hdc)
Rnd 5: ch 1, 2 hdc in same st as join, * hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, * repeat around; join with sl st in 1st hdc (40hdc)
Rnd 6: ch 1, hdc in same st as join and each st around; join with sl st in 1st hdc (40 hdc)
Rnd 7: work reverse single crochet around; join with sl st in top of 1st sc (40 rsc)
attach golden yellow alongside of rnd 7
Row 1: ch 1 sc in same sp, and next 4 sts ch 1 turn (5 sc)
Row 2: sc in same st as ch and each st across; ch 1, turn (5 sc)
Rows 3 – 5: Repeat row 2
Fasten off and weave in ends
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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