41/2 inches in diameter
• Omega size 10 crochet cotton (173 yds per ball): 1 ball each #110 white, #116 red and #122 green • Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Fabric stiffener
Rnds 1 and 2 = 11/2 inches in diameter
Weave in ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as a double crochet unless otherwise stated. Chain- 6 at beginning of round counts as a double crochet and chain-3 unless otherwise stated.
Beginning treble cluster (beg tr cl): Ch 4, holding back last lp of each tr on hook, tr in each of next 4 indicated sts, yo and draw through all 5 lps on hook. Treble cluster (tr cl): Holding back last lp of each tr on hook, tr in each of next 5 indicated sts, yo and draw through all 6 lps on hook. Picot: Ch 3, sl st in last st made.
Rnd 1: With white, ch 10, join (see Pattern Notes) to form a ring, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), 23 dc in ring, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 6
(see Pattern Notes), sk next dc, [dc in next dc, ch 3, sk next dc] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch- 6. (12 dc, 12 ch-3 sps)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, *[dc, ch 3, dc] in next sp**, dc in next dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, *[dc, ch 1, dc] in next sp**, dc in each of next 3 dc, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in last dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
Rnd 5: Sl st in each of next 2 dc, in next ch-1 sp and in next dc, beg tr cl (see Special Stitches) in next 4 dc, ch 9, [ tr cl (see Special Stitches) in next 5 dc, ch 9] around, join in top of beg tr cl. Fasten off.
Join red or green in any ch-9 sp, ch 1, (7 sc, picot— see Special Stitches, sc, picot, sc, picot, 6 sc) in same sp, [7 sc, picot, sc, picot, sc, picot, 6 sc] in each rem ch-9 sp around, join in beg sc. Fasten off.
Apply fabric stiffener to each Coaster. •