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Bright and Cheerful Thread Coaster

By Shirley Guess (c) 1997

Posted at Crochet Partners with Permission.

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Pattern Tested and Edited by Patti Fix patticake1@juno.com

Thank you, Patti!

Pattern Notes:

Triple Crochet (tr) Thread over hook two times. Insert hook in stitch, thread over, work through two loops. Thread over, work through two loops. Thread over, work through remaining loops.

Cluster: Holding back last loop of each st, make specified number of sts specified in pattern. Then thread over and pull through all remaining loops.

Partial Cluster: For clusters at the beginning of the round, substitute a ch 3 for first stitch. Then, continue as normal cluster.

Picot: Ch 4. Slip stitch in 4th chain from hook.

MATERIALS:
DMC Pearl Cotton in Two Colors (less than one 5gm skein each)
Knit-Cro-Sheen (or other 4-cord,tightly woven Cotton #10)
Steel Hook 6 (u.s.) 1.6 mm

DIRECTIONS:
Note: The first chain you work is your foundation chain.

Rnd 1: Beginning with center color, chain 6. Work dc in foundation chain. (counts as ch 2 + dc) [Ch 2 + dc in foundation chain] 4 times. Ch 2. Sl st to first dc. (6 loops)

Rnd 2: Sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 4 (counts as tr). Make 3 tr in first loop. Ch 3. (In next space, make 4 tr + ch 3) 4 times. In next space work 4 tr. Ch 2, sc in first st. (24 trs. Six ch-3 loops)

Rnd 3: Ch 4 (counts as tr) Tr in each of next 4 sts. (In next space make, tr + ch 3 + tr. Tr in next 4 sts.) 5 times. Tr in last space. Ch 3, sl st. Hdc in top of beginning stitch. (36 trs. Six ch-3 spaces)

Rnd 4: Make 6tr cluster across next 6 stitches. (Ch 7. hdc in next space. Ch 7. 6 tr cluster across next 6 sts.) 5 times. Ch 7, sl st in beginning st. (6 clusters. Twelve ch-7 spaces)

Rnd 5: Sl st in ch 7 sp, ch 2 (counts as hdc) 5 hdc in space made by the hdc at the end of rnd 4. Ch 2 (6 hdc in next space + ch 2.) 10 times. 6 hdc in space. Ch 2, sl st into beginning stitch. (72 hdcs. Twelve ch-2 spaces.)

Rnd 6: Ch 3. (counts as first dc) Dc in next 5 sts. ch 1. *In next space make, dc+ ch 1+ dc. Ch 1. Dc in next 6 sts, ch 1. Repeat from * around.

In last space make, dc + ch 1 + dc. ch 1. Sl st to beginning. Fasten off.

Color 2:

Rnd 7: Attach new color in middle ch 1 space. Ch 10. In same space work tr. Ch 2. Sk 2 dc sts. Make dc in each of next 5 sts. Ch 2. sk 2 dc sts. *In next ch 1space make tr, ch 6, tr. Ch 2. Sk 2 sts. Make dc in each of next 5 sts. Ch 2, sk 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st in 4th ch. Fasten off. (Twelve 6-ch loops)

Border Color:

Rnd 8: Join new color in Ch-6 loop, or if working in one color, sl st in ch 6 loop. Ch 4 (counts as first tr). Work 8 tr in same loop. Ch 1. Sk 2 sts. hdc in each of next 3 sts. Sk 2 sts. ch 1. *9 tr in next ch-6 loop, ch 1. Sk 2 sts. hdc in each of next 3 sts. sk 2 sts. ch l. Repeat from * around. Sl st to beginning.

Rnd 9: Ch 5. Sl st in 4th chain from hook. (counts as picot + ch 1) Hdc in each of next 4 trs. Picot. Make hdc in same stitch as the last hdc you just made. (center of petal) Hdc in each of next 4 trs. Picot. Ch 2. Sk sc in next st. Sk hdc. Ch 2. *Hdc in first tr. Picot. Hdc in each of next 4 trs. Picot. Hdc in same st as last hdc. Hdc in each of next 4 trs.

Picot. Ch 2. Sc in middle hdc. ch 2 Repeat from * around. Sl st to beginning. Fasten off. Block. (12 "Petals" with 3 picots each.)


NOTE: This pattern is for personal use only. Please don't post it pattern in any form without designer's express permission. This is an original design by S. Guess (shefog@nas.com) and is posted at the CP Pattern Library with permission.

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