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Thick Coaster

Thick Coaster

Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This coaster is made by stitching 2 crochet circles together with a round piece of plastic canvas in the center. This makes a really thick and durable coaster which would last for years! It would make a good bazaar item or a gift.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight cotton yarn in 2 colors. A solid color and a variegated color.
Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
4" round plastic canvas circle
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: Center circle is 1¾ inches in diameter.
Finished Size: 5" diameter
Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate

Instructions
Front Circle
RND 1: With color 1: Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 15 dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (16dc.)

RND 2: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk next dc. *2Dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off color 1.

RND 3: Join color 2 in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in next dc. (3dc in skipped dc of RND 1 behind ch2 sp. ) *Sc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1.

RND 4: Ch3. (Dc in each of the next 2 sts. 2dc in next st. Dc in next st.) *Dc in next st. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off & weave ends into back of work.

Back Circle
RND 1: Repeat RND 1 of Front Circle.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. 2dc in next dc. *Dc in next dc. 2dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Assembly
Place both pieces together wrong sides facing each other and the front circle facing you. Join color 1 to same st as slst through both pieces. Ch1. Sc in each sc around through both layers all the way around but be sure to slip the plastic canvas circle inside before closing. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.

Design written on Thursday, September 28, 2006. Copyright ©2006 By Julie A. Bolduc p108047

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This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.