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For our very first Mini-Mystery Crochet Along (MMCAL) I chose a worsted weight cotton yarn from my stash. I used both Knit Picks Dishie Multi yarn and Red Heart Yarn's new Scrubby Smoothie for my samples. Several other worsted weight cotton yarns will work just as well.
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- Yarn: Worsted Weight / 4 Cotton Yarn I've used both Knit Picks Dishie Multi & Red Heart Yarn's Scrubby Smoothie for mine, but many other worsted weight cotton yarns will work just as well. Yardage: approximately 25 yards
- Crochet Hook: H/8/5.00mm (My favorite crochet hooks are the Clover Amour Hooks, I’ve never had an ache in my hand since switching)
- Yarn Needle
- Scrap Piece of Yarn to use as a stitch marker
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- ch(s): chain(s)
- sl st(s): slip stitch(es)
- sc: single crochet
- dc: double crochet
- st(s): stitch(es)
- RS: right side
- Rep: repeat
- Rnd: round
- BLO: back loop only
- Gauge is not crucial for this project
- Finished Size: 4.25"
- I tend to crochet on the tighter side. You may need to go down a hook size (or two) to meet gauge if you crochet on the looser side.
Coaster Drink Coaster Instructions
Note: The coaster is worked in continuous rounds to keep from having an unsightly seam. Do not join at the end of each round, instead, use a scrap piece of yarn to keep track of the beginning of each round. Move the scrap of yarn up as you complete each round.
Designer Note: If you prefer beginning w/ a ch 2, sl st in the 2nd ch to form a ring, instead of a Magic Ring, you can certainly use that method with no issues.
Rnd 1 (RS): Using a 5.00mm crochet hook, begin w/ a Magic Ring, ch 1, work 6 sc into the Magic Ring. (6 sts)
Rnd 2: Working in BLO, 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Working in BLO,*2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st, rep from * around. (18 sts)
Rnd 4: Working in BLO, *2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * around. (24 sts)
Rnd 5: Working in BLO, *2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * around. (30 sts)
Rnd 6: Working in BLO, *2 sc in the next st, sc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * around. (36 sts)
Do not fasten off. Continue on to Flames.
Diameter at this point should be approximately 3".
Rnd 1 (RS): Working in BLO, (ch 2, dc in the next st, ch 3, sl st in the 3rd ch from your hook, dc in the next st, ch 1, sl st in the same st as the dc you just worked, sl st in the next st) work from ( to ) 11 times, then ch 2, dc in the next st, ch 3, sl st in the 3rd ch from your hook, dc in the next st, ch 1, sl st in the same st as the dc you just worked. (12 flames)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
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Thank you Jennifer for such an inviting and exciting community to belong too and for all the fun events!
You're welcome, Heidi! I'm glad you're a part of the community! 🙂
excited! Thank you for doing the mini cal
I have never participated before.
I'm glad you're joining us!
I guess that means you have to be a member of your facebook site to join this? That leaves me out so I will say "have fun" for the rest of you.
Hi Theresa - Please read the Information Guide blog post. Many emailed me after I sent the newsletter out and asked if I could also host this in my Ravelry group. I want to try and accommodate everyone so I set it up in my Ravelry group as well. The link to the Ravelry group is in the blog post titled: Mini-Mystery Crochet Along - Information Guide.
That's was a lot of fun. Thank you
Just saw this a tad late. I'll do the next one