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Seaside Coasters

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Category Crocheting
Style Casual, Traditional
Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Bernat Handicrafter cotton yarn (color: Hippi)

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I just chose a block from one of my crochet books, and it turned into some nice-looking coasters with the addition of reverse-single-crochet (crab stitch) edging.

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? You don't always have to have a pattern. Let the yarn speak for itself, and use your books and patterns for inspiration. Then make something of your own design!

Debbie C. on craftsy.com

Hi I really like the shape and the fact that it will work with variegated color yarn! Is this pattern available and where?

06/18/2011 Flag

Thanks! I used a book called "Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters", which has all kinds of edgings, trims, fastenings, construction techniques, and other useful information on crochet. The hexagon medallion instructions are in a section called "Crochet Basics". Figuring you may not want to buy the book, I found a similar set of instructions online at http://robotrish.com/post/395617972/how-to-crochet-a-hexagon-pattern, or you might even be able to find an instructional video on YouTube, who knows? Good luck!

06/18/2011 Flag

Thank you so much! Will do!

06/19/2011 Flag

When you make it, will you publish it on Craftsy? I'd love to see :)

06/19/2011 Flag

This is my style----I like it : )

05/26/2012 Flag