Popcorn Flower Coasters

Yarn:
Stylecraft Classique Cotton dk yarn (3.5 oz/201yds/100g per skein): 1 skein each #3662 sunflower (A), # 3660 white (B), #3668 Hot Pink (C), and #3671 Azure (D)

Materials:
US Size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors,

Difficulty:
Easy

Size:
Finished size -  4 ½” (114.3 cm)

Gauge:
18 sc and 20 rows = 4”

Stitch Guide:
ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, dc - double crochet, RS - right side, st(s) – stitch(s)

Special Stitches:
Beginning Popcorn Stitch (beg pc)-ch 3make 4 dc in the same stitch/space as ch-3, remove the hook from the loop and insert (from front to back) through the top of the first stitch and then back into the dropped loop, yarn over and pull through the 2 loops on the hook

Popcorn Stitch (pc)-make 5 dc in the same stitch/space, remove the hook from the loop and insert (from front to back) through the top of the first stitch and then back into the dropped loop, yarn over and pull through the 2 loops on the hook

Instructions:
With A make a magic ring

Round 1 (RS): Ch 1 (counts as a st), 4 sc in the ring, join to top of beginning ch-1, end off, weave in ends.  — 5 sc
Round 2: Join color B in any sc, beg pc in the same stitch as join, ch 1, *pc in the next sc, ch 1; Repeat from * around, join to beg pc, fasten off B, weave in ends.  — 5 pc stitches + 5 ch-1 spaces
Round 3: Join color C in any ch-1 space, (beg pc, ch 2, pc), in the same space as join, ch 2, *(pc, ch 2, pc) in the next ch-1 space, ch 2; Repeat from * around, join to beg pc, fasten off C and weave in ends.    10 pc sts + 10 ch-2 spaces
Round 4: Join color A in any ch-2 space, (beg pc, ch 2, pc), in the same space as join, ch 2, *(pc, ch 2, pc) in the next ch-2 space, ch 2; Repeat from * around, join to beg pc, fasten off A, weave in ends.    20 pc sts + 20 ch-2 spaces
Round 5: Join color D in any ch-2 space, (beg pc, ch 1, pc), in the same space as join, ch 1, pc in the next ch-2 space, ch 1, *(pc, ch-1, pc) in the next ch-2 space, ch 1, pc in the next ch-2 space, ch 1; Repeat from * around, join to beg pc, fasten off, weave in ends.   30 pc sts + 30 ch-1 spaces

*Make as many coasters as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern. Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog post when using this pattern on the internet*

11 comments:

  1. looks like they would make scrubbies... with lots of texture!

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  2. very pretty, can't wait to try making them!

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  3. Thanks! these are adorable and just in time for last minute gifts!

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  4. Oh, how nice! I may do these with worsted size macramé type yarn, for scrubbies! Much prettier than plain circles or squares!
    Thanks for posting your pretty pattern!

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  5. Love these! Gonna try them as Face Srubbies. How cute to have colorful help in the bathroom!

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  6. Thank you! Great idea for sending "flowers"!

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  7. Very nice. I can't wait to try them.

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  8. Love these so bright. Thanks

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  9. Are there instructions on how to make this coaster bigger ( afghan size) ?

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  10. Hi Cindy,
    There are currently not instructions for anything larger than the coaster. This pattern was developed for a coaster.

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