Sunday, April 19, 2009

In Your Basket Coaster - Free Crochet Pattern


In Your Basket Coaster
April's themed coaster for my niece, Danika.


Materials:

Worsted weight yarn
H hook
yarn needle for weaving in ends

Basket:

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--)

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--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.

Handle:

(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.

Eggs:

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--)

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In Your Basket Coaster


--ss into middle stitch of egg 2, just like the beginning ss on egg 1, finish off, weave in ends.

5 comments:

Paula said...

You Are My Idol!

Your designs are always bright and cheery.

Clausewitz said...

Oi. Parabéns pelo excelente blog. Gostaria de lhe convidar para visitar meu blog e conhecer alguma coisa sobre o Brasil. Abração

Beansieleigh said...

LOVED your pot of gold coasters, and now THESE coasters are adorable too!!.. but I must say, the latest baby pictures are just the CUTEST!!

Maria said...

You post the greatest coaster designs.
Thanks so much!!

Janet said...

I just completed you Basket Coaster as a fridgie. It came out perfect. You did a great job with writing the pattern.