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My name is Susan Lowman. I've been crocheting for over 40 years and designing for over 15 years. I have over 200 published crochet designs in various crochet books and magazines. In addition, I blog ...

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Wiggly Playing Cards Set

from TheCrochetArchitect.com
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Wiggly Playing Cards Set
Wiggly Playing Cards Set

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work ch, dc and sl st

Pattern Description:

These designs are made in the wiggly crochet technique, which is started by making a filet mesh for the base of each piece. Then double crochet stitches are worked around the post of the dc stitches and in the ch-2 sps between the double crochet to add the dimensional "wiggly" stitches, forming the design. This technique is fun to make! The thickness of the dc "wiggles" and the cotton thread (which absorbs moisture) makes these ideal to use as coasters. And the playing card theme makes them fun to use while playing cards with friends!

This pattern includes photos showing the filet mesh and the wiggly stitches. It also includes 5 wiggly crochet charts, one for each of the pieces.


with smaller hook, 11 mesh and 12 rows on foundation filet mesh (before wiggly stitches are added) = 3" square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • centerpiece: approx 7.75" wide x 8.75" high
  • coasters: approx 3.75" wide x 4.25" high


  • 460 yds white size 10 cotton crochet thread for set
  • 220 yds red size 10 cotton crochet thread for set
  • 220 yds black size 10 cotton crochet thread for set
  • size 7 (1.65mm) steel crochet hook
  • size 10 (1.30mm) steel crochet hook