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    Merry Berry Crochet Coasters

    Posted by  ·  November 18, 2014

    These crochet coasters are a festive and useful way to decorate for the holidays! Wrap these up with a mug and hot chocolate for a fun handmade gift! If you like to crochet check out this super chunky crochet cowl or for the kid on your list try this easy kids crochet cowl.

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    Hi there!  I’m Jennifer from Fiber Flux and I am excited to be here today!  Today I’m sharing my Merry Berry Coaster Pattern, that are super easy and fun to make!  You can use them for a mug of hot chocolate or slip one under a holiday candle!  The holidays are such a fun and festive time to be crafting, check out my other Holiday Projects too.

    Merry Berry Crochet Coasters

    from Jennifer Dickerson of Fiber Flux
    Abbreviations Used:
    • ch: chain
    • sl st: slip stitch
    • sc: single crochet
    • dc: double crochet
    Sizing:
    • 5.5 inches across

    How to make crochet coasters

    Materials:

    • Worsted weight yarn (yarn shown is Red Heart Super Saver in White, Cherry Red, and Paddy Green)
    • H (5.0 mm) Crochet Hook
    • Tapestry/Yarn Needle
    • Scissors
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    Instructions:

    Ch 4 and join into a ring with a slip stitch (Work this in white).

    Round 1 (white yarn): ch 4 (counts as a dc), then (dc into center of ring, chain 1) 11 times. Join to close with a slip stitch.

    Round 2 (red or green yarn): Chain 4 and work a dc in the same space. Chain 1, then work two double crochet in the next (chain 1) space. Keep doing this all the way around, working 2 dc, ch 1 in each space.  Join to close round with a slip stitch.

    Round 3 (white yarn): Chain 4, then work 2 dc in the same space, then chain 1. In the next (chain 1) space, work three dc, ch 1. Keep doing this all the way around the circle…3 dc, ch1 1 in each space. Join with a slip stitch to close round.

    Round 4/Edging (red or green yarn):Work a sl st into the first st, a sl st into the next st, then in the next st (sc, ch 3, sc).  Repeat this sequence all the way around the circle.  Fasten off.

    Finishing & Assembly:

    Weave in all ends and you’re finished!

    Jennifer Dickerson is the designer and blogger at Fiber Flux. Jennifer loves to create crochet and knitting patterns and teach others on her YouTube channel.  For lots of fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google +Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest for more yarny fun!

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