AUTUMN'S BLOOM COASTER
designed by Denise Augostine

Materials: Size 10 crochet cotton, small amount ecru and dark green (or your favorite colors)

Gauge: Rnds 1-3 of base = approx 1 inches diameter.

Finished Size: 4 inches diameter from point to point.

Coaster Top (using ecru):

Rnd 1: Ch 5, join to form ring, ch 1, (sc, ch 5) 8 times, join with sl st in first sc. (8 sc and 8 ch-5 loops)

Rnd 2: Sl st in next loop, (sc, hdc, dc, ch 2, dc, hdc, sc) in each loop around. (8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Sl st to ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 7, (sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 7) around, join. (8 ch-7 loops)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next loop, ch 1, 9 sc in same loop, ch 1, (9 sc in next loop, ch 1) around, join. (72 sc)

Rnd 5: Sl st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc and in next 6 sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc, * sc in next 7 sc, ch 2, skip next 2 sc; rep from * around, join. (56 sc and 8 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 6: Sl st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc and in next 4 sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip next sc, * sc in next 5 sc, ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, skip next sc; rep from * around, join. (40 sc and 16 ch-3 loops)

Rnd 7: Sl st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc and in next 2 sc, (ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp) 2 times, ch 3, skip next sc, * sc in next 3 sc, (ch 3, sc in next ch-3 sp) 2 times, ch 3, skip next sc; rep from * around, join. (24 sc and 24 ch-3 loops)

Rnd 8: Sl st in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc, ch 3, (sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3) 3 times, skip next sc, * sc in next sc, ch 3, (sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3) 3 times, skip next sc; rep from * around replacing last ch-3 with ch 1, hdc in beg sc to join and form last loop. (32 ch-3 loops)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in loop just formed, (ch 3, sc in next loop) around ending with ch 1, hdc in beg sc to join and form last loop.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in same loop, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next loop, * sc in next loop, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next loop; rep from * around, join and fasten off. (32 "shells")

Coaster Base (using dark green):
Rnd 1:
Ch 5, join to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc now and throughout), 15 dc in ring, join. (16 dc)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around, join. (32 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around, join. (48 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 2 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * around, join. (64 dc)

Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 3 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * around, join. (80 dc)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, join.

Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 4 dc, * 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc; rep from * around, join. (96 dc)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st, skip next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next dc, skip next 2 dc, * sc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, ( 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next dc, skip next 2 dc; rep from * around, join, turn and DO NOT FASTEN OFF. (32 "shells")

Coaster Joining/Trim:
Holding wrong sides together with top of coaster facing you and working through both layers, ch 1, sc in sc between shells on coaster top and same st as joining on coaster base, ch 3, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, * sc in next sc, ch 3, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 3; rep from * around, join and fasten off.

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