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Monthly Free Pattern: Sunshine Coasters

Updated: Feb 13

The “Sunshine Coasters” pattern is also available as a premium PDF download on Ravelry.

These cute 100% cotton Sunshine Coasters will be great addition to your Summer décor! They are perfect for Summer gatherings!



Make your Sunshine Coasters in traditional ‘sun’ colors or shake things up a bit and make them in other fun spring/summer colors!

These are quick & easy coasters to make and would make great housewarming or hostess gifts, as well market items!

Materials ➤ Yarn: 100% Cotton – # 4 / Worsted Weight (Such as Lily Sugar ‘n Cream.) ➤ Yardage: 20 – 25 yds per coaster ➤ Hooks: 5.0 mm ➤ Stitch Markers ➤ Scissors ➤ Darning Needle

Stitches & Abbreviations US Terminology ➤ * * = Repeat stitch pattern between * * ➤ Ch# = Chain number of times specified ➤ St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches ➤ SS = Slip Stitch ➤ DC = Double Crochet ➤ PICOT = Ch3, SS in 3rd ch from hook

Notes & Special Instructions ➤ Chains at beginning of a round/row NEVER count as a stitch. ➤ Total number of stitches per round/row in (#) at end. ➤ I tend to crochet TIGHT, so you may need to adjust your hook size to accommodate. ➤ First DC Options: In this pattern, the 1st DC st in rows/rounds will always be noted as a regular DC.

There will be NO Chain instructions on rows/rounds beginning with a DC. **Use your preferred method for 1st DC stitch of these rows/rounds.** 1 – Chainless Beginning DC: This is the technique I prefer to use & this pattern is written using it. I use this same technique for 1st DC/FPDC/BPDC of rows/rounds. Moogly Video Tutorial for Chainless Beginning DC stitch 2 – Stacked SC: Stacking 2 SC will result in a similar look to a DC st without added bulk of a Ch2. Brianna K Video Tutorial for Stacked SC 3 – Ch2: This will get your sts to height of a DC & then place a regular DC in 1st st of row/round. ➤ I suggest using the invisible join for a seamless look when finishing off.

Heart Hook Home video tutorial for Invisible Join 4″ Square Gauge: 13 DC x 7 Rows Finished Size: ~5.5” across




Sunshine Coasters Pattern

NOTES:

This piece is worked in Rounds.  

At end of each round, SS to join & do NOT turn.

Start:

Magic Circle     OR    Ch6 & SS to join circle     OR    Ch3 & work Rnd 1 into 1st Ch made

Rnd 1:

REMINDER:  Pattern is written using a chainless beginning DC. Use your preferred method for the 1st DC.


Ch1, 12 DC in the circle.     (12)

Rnd 2:

2 DC in each st around.     (24)

Rnd 3:

1 DC in 1st st, 2 DC in next st, 1 DC in next st, 2 DC in next st.  Repeat around.     (36)

Rnd 4:

Sk 1st (join st) & 2nd sts, [3 DC, PICOT, 3 DC] in next st, Sk1.  SS in next st, Sk1, [3 DC, PICOT, 3 DC] in next st, Sk1.   Repeat around.  SS in 1st st (same as join of round).     (54 + 9 PICOTS) 


Use invisible join.  Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Marsha YarnDoodles' links This pattern is for personal use. You may NOT alter, sell, copy, transfer, trade, distribute, or claim this pattern or its images as your own. Feel free to sell finished products made with this pattern. Please credit @MarshaYarnDoodles as the pattern designer. This pattern is property of: @MarshaYarnDoodles. © 2023

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