April's themed coaster for my niece, Danika.
Worsted weight yarn
yarn needle for weaving in ends
Row 1 - With basket color, ch 14, sc in 2nd ch form hook, sc to end, ch 1, turn.
Row 2 - (optional - change colors as desired in this row) 13 sc, finish off, weave in ends.
(bottom of basket)
Row 1 - Attach basket color w/ a ss to 5th sc in from right, on the row just worked, sk 1 sc, 5 dc in the next sc, sk 1 sc, ss in next sc, ch 1, sk 1 sc, ss in next sc, turn.
Row 2 - 2 dc in ea dc along curve, sk a sc on foundation row of shells, ss in next sc (as seen below--)
--ch 1, sk next sc in foundation row, ss in last sc of foundation, turn.
Row 3 - 2 dc in ea dc along curve, ss in last sc of foundation row, finish off, weave in ends.
(WS) attach w/ a ss to 3rd sc from right, ch 13, ss to 3rd sc from left, ch 1, sk 1 sc on basket base, ss in next sc, turn.
Row 1 - 2 dc, 1 dc (6 times) in chain, 2 dc in last ch, finish off, weave in ends.
Egg 1 - (RS) Pick a color and attach w/ a ss to the inside corner where the handle and basket meet on the right side, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next sc, sk 1 st, ss to next st, finish off, weave in ends.
Egg 2 - with 2nd color, join w/ a ss to same st first egg was finished in, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, ss to inside corner where basket and handle meet, finish off, weave in ends.
Egg 3 - with 3rd color, attach with a ss to center dc of 1st egg, sk 1 st, 5 dc in next st AND corresponding stitch on 3gg 2, putting hook through front of both stitches (as seen below--)
--ss into middle stitch of egg 2, just like the beginning ss on egg 1, finish off, weave in ends.