Bring some sunshine (or color) to your space at home with the Rays of Sunshine Coaster. The Rays Of Sunshine Coaster will also keep your table or counter safe from condensation or heat.
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The Rays Of Sunshine Collection
The Rays of Sunshine Collection is a collection of patterns to bring a splash of color (or sunshine) to your kitchen (or other rooms in your home).
Other patterns in the collection are the:
Rays Of Sunshine Table Runner
Rays Of Sunshine Dishcloth
Rays Of Sunshine Hand Towel.
Spring Into Spring Blog Hop
Featured in the Spring Into Spring Blog Hop hosted by Jo’s Crafty Hook. Get all the details HERE.
Springtime Crochet Blog Hop
Featured in the Springtime Crochet Blog Hop in March 2022.
Many of the featured items are able to be viewed for free on the participating designers’ blogs if you have miss out on any of the patterns.
Like in all the patterns in the Rays Of Sunshine Collection, I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran. I really enjoyed working with this yarn and you can get it for an awesome price.
Gauge & Finished Size
Gauge: 14 Sts x 12 rows =4” of Hdc
Size: approx. 4” x 4”
- Ch – Chain
- Dc – Double Crochet
- Dc2Tog* – Double Crochet 2 Together
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
- Sdc – Starting Double Crochet
- Sk – Skip
- Sp – Space
- St(s) – Stitch(es)
Dc2Tog* – Double Crochet 2 Together – YO, insert hook into same St as previous St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2, Sk next St, YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 (3 loops on hook), YO, pull through 3.
Sdc – Starting Double Crochet – (also known as Long Chain Double Crochet or Chainless Starting Double Crochet.) Pull up your loop to the height of your usual Double Crochet. YO, insert into the 1st St, YO, pull through the St, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through the remaining 2 loops.
Written in U.S. crochet terms.
A stitch count is provided at the end of each row.
The Sdc can be substituted with a Ch 3.
Pay attention to how the Dc2Tog is worked.
This pattern can be viewed for free below. An ad-free PDF download can be purchased on Ravelry and Etsy.
Row 1.) Hdc in 2nd Ch from hook and each Ch across. (16)
Row 2.) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog*, Ch 1] 7 times, Dc in last St. (16)
Rows 3- 9) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (16)
Row 10) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog*, Ch 1] 7 times, Dc in last St. (16)
Row 11) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (16)
Finish off and weave in ends.
I’d love to see your finished coaster! Add it to the Ravelry Projects page when you’re done.
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