Seedling Pumpkin Coasters
By Mistie Bush
The Seedling Pumpkin Coasters are made using basic crochet stitches and a Boye H hook. I used the Seedling Yarn by Classic Elite. I love the feel of this yarn and using it for coasters is great. When a glass has been sitting on it for hours the moisture does not go through to the furniture.
Yarn: Verde Collection Seedling by Classic Elite Yarns worsted/Aran weight, in colors # 4523Burnt Orange (color A) approximately 100 yds and # 4578 Sepia (color B) approximately 25 yds. Seedling is 100% organic cotton, 50g/110 yds
Hook: Boye H
CA = color A
CB = color B
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Hdc = half double 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 stitch
With CA ch 3 join in 1st ch with sl st to form ring
Rnd 1: ch 1 (Does Not count), 10 hdc in ring, join with sl st to 1st hdc (10 hdc)
Rnd 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in same st as join and ch 1, hdc in next st, * 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st * repeat from * to * around join with sl st in 1st hdc (15 hdc)
Rnd 3 – 6: Repeat rnd 2 ( Rnd 3 – 24 hdc, Rnd 4 – 36 hdc, Rnd 5 – 54 hdc, Rnd 6 – 81 hdc)
After Rnd 6 fasten off CA join CB
Row 1: ch 1 (counts as st) sc in next 4 sts, ch 1 turn (5 sc)
Row 2 – 4: sc across, ch 1 turn (Do not fasten off)
Work crab st around pumpkin and stem putting 2 in corners of stem, sl st to join and fasten off
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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