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Flower Coasters

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Crocheting
Type Home Decor
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Style Whimsical, Cute, Casual
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What was your source for this crocheting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Springtime Coasters

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What materials did you use? Lily 'n Cream 100% cotton yarn

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What are you most proud of? I thought the coasters were a bit too bumpy after I made them, so I blocked them, and they came out much flatter. No problem standing a glass on them now.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I used to resist blocking because I thought it was too time-consuming. But after HAVING to do it on a few items, I realized it is well worth the effort (which really isn't all that much). I now block most of my crocheted items because I like them to have that crisp, professional look.

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These are beautiful. I'm just learning to crochet x

05/10/2015 Flag

Beautiful job. I love the colors

05/15/2015 Flag

OMG they are sooo cute and they had a nice and lacy effect! They are sooo amazing so cool so wonderful a very adorable, must-try project!

05/18/2015 Flag

Love them and so colourful. Please can someone tell me what "Blocking" them is??

05/20/2015 Flag

Blocking is wetting the item with water, then laying it flat and shaping it. Sometimes I pin it to a blocking board, sometimes I lay it on a towel. Then when it has air dried, the item has a perfectly shaped appearance.

05/20/2015 Flag