Red Heart Super Saver Snowflake Coasters

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by Nancy Anderson, Red Heart

Red Heart Super Saver Snowflake Coasters

Modern colors update the usual snowflake motif for a new take on the utilitarian coaster. Crochet a set of the Red Heart Super Saver Snowflake Coasters to give as a hostess gift, to brighten up a dinner table or, of course, as the usual protection for your furniture.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 3-1/2 inch to crochet a snowflake for a coaster that measures approximately 3-1/2 inch in diameter. Be sure to check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
  • 2
    With Aruba Sea, make an adjustable ring. Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in ring; join with a slip st in first sc—6 sc. Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with a slip st in first sc—12 sc. Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, ch 3, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc—6 ch-3 spaces. Round 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next st, skip next st, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch- 3 space, *skip st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc—6 ch-3 spaces. Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (slip st, [ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 2 ch, slip st in ch-3 space] twice in next ch-3 space, *skip next st, sc in each of next next 3 sts, (slip st, [ch 4, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 2 ch, slip st in ch-3 space] twice in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
  • 3
    Repeat using more Aruba Sea, as well as Soft White and Cherry Red for desired number of snowflakes. The amount of yarn you will need, depends largely on the number of snowflakes you wish to make. The supplies listed are enough for at least several snowflakes in each of the colors listed.
  • 4
    Wet finished motif, flatten and straighten snowflake spokes, allow to dry. For extra flattening, cover damp motif with waxed paper and place heavy book on top until motif is dry.
  • 5
    Optional: Spray with laundry starch to stiffen as desired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Aruba Sea 104467866
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Soft White 104212435
  • Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Cherry Red 104212439
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook Crystalites Size G-6 104236386
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Spray Bottle and Water
  • Spray Starch (optional)
  • Wax Paper and Heavy Book (optional)
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