PEPPERMINT CANDY - CD COASTER

designed by Irene Duquette  12/2001

 

 

peppermintcandycd.jpg (37564 bytes)

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Materials:

 

Caron Christmas Glitter worsted wt yarn (small amounts of red, white and green)

Size "G" Hook

1 CD

Red bow

3 red beads for holly berries

Hot glue

 

METHOD I  - Both sides of disc will be covered.

 

Chain 21

Work in back loops throughout.

Row 1:  Sl st in second st from hook, 1 sc in next 3, 1 hdc in next 3, 1 dc in next 6, 1 hdc in next 3, 1 sc in next 3, sl st in last.  Ch 1 turn

 

Row 2:  Sl st in first sl st, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 1 hdc in next 3 hdc, 1 dc in next 6 dc, 1 hdc in next 3 hdc, 1 sc in next 3 sc, sl st in last sl st.  Change color at end of this round.  Ch 1 turn.

 

Row 3 thru 20:  Repeat row 2, changing color after every 2 rows.  End off leaving a 12" length for finishing.

 

To finish:

 

Weave yarn through short end and pull tightly and secure.  Slip disc over piece and sew up the sides, secure, then weave yarn through the other short end and pull tightly and secure.  Go back and forth through the center catching some yarn to secure so that piece stays centered on CD.  Finish off.

 

You may leave it plain or add some holly, berries and a bow.

 

Holly Leaves (make 2)

 

Chain 9, sl st in first 2 ch, [1 hdc in next ch, *(1 dc in next ch, ch 3, sl st in base of ch 3, 1 dc in same place as last dc, 1 hdc in next ch).  Repeat from * one more time.]   3 sc in last ch.  Now work along other side between [].  Sl st in next sl st and finish off.


 

METHOD II - One side will not be completely covered.

 

Method II CD.jpg (38876 bytes)Method II otherside.jpg (35538 bytes)View of other side.

Work in back loops throughout.

Row 1:  Chain 13, 1 dc in 3rd chain from hook.  ! dc in next 2 ch, 3 hdc in next 3 ch, 3 sc in next 3 ch, 2 sl st in next 2 ch.  Ch 1 and turn.

 

Row 2:  Sl st in next 2 sl st, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 1 hdc in next 3 hdc, 1 dc in next 3 dc.  Change color.  Ch 3 and turn.

 

Row 3:  1 dc in next 2 dc, 3 hdc in next 3 hdc, 3 sc in next 3 sc, sl st in next 2 sl  st.  Ch 1 and turn

 

Rows 4 thru 28.  Repeat rows 2 and 3 change colors after every 2 rows.  Finish off leaving a 12 length for sewing sides together and gathering.

 

Sew sides together then weave yarn thru center hole and gather tightly to close.  Weave yarn thru outer edge.  Slip on disc and gather tightly.  Finish off.

 

The back of the disc will not be completely covered.

 

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