Thursday, 24 October 2013

My first ever free pattern!

To celebrate Halloween, and spread the fun, I have decided to post my first ever free crochet pattern! I hope you enjoy making it.

Gothic Halloween Coffin Coaster



Materials:-
Small amount of black yarn (15g approx)
Small amount of green yarn for cross (optional)
5mm crochet hook
Bodkin/blunt yarn needle.

Method (always Ch 1, and turn, before each new row, this ch does not count as a st)

Row 1:-Ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in each chain. Ch 1, turn 6sc.
Row 2:- 2 sc in first st, sc in each st till last st, 2 sc in last st. Ch 1, turn. 8sc
Row 3:- Repeat row 2. 10 sc
Row 4:- Repeat row 2. 12 sc.
Row 5:- Repeat row 2. 14 sc.
Row 6:- Sc in each st across. 14 sc.
Row 7:- Sc 2 tog over first 2sts, sc in each st till last 2 sts. Sc 2 tog, over last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. 12 sc
Row 8-9:- Sc in each st across. 12 sc.
Row 10:- Sc 2 tog over first 2sts, sc in each st, till last 2 sts. Sc 2 tog over last 2 sts. Ch 1, turn. 10 sts.
Row 11-14::- Sc in each st across. 10sc
Row 15:- Sc 2 tog over first 2sts, sc in each st, till last 2 sts. Sc 2 tog over last 2sts. Ch 1, turn. 8 sc.
Row 16-18:- Sc in each st across. 8sc.
Row 19:- Sc 2 tog, over first two sts, sc in each st till last 2 sts. Sc 2 tog over last 2 sts. 6sc.
Row 20-22:- Sc in each st across. Mark each corner st. Two on the bottom edge, two on the top, not the sides. When you do the edging, sl st or rev sc 3 in each corner st, to give a square edge.

Slip st or reverse sc around the edge neatly. For the cross, ch 10, fasten off, leave long end for sewing. Ch 6, fasten off. Leave long end for sewing. Sew on according to pic.

Enjoy your coaster! This pattern is for personal use only. You are free to down load it, but please do not reproduce it in whole or part, anywhere else, without my permission. Items made using it may be given as gifts but not sold. Please respect this request. Thank you.

4 comments:

  1. i was wondering if i can turn these in to little coffin if i can sell them as long as i have the link to you pattern in the description

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    1. Hi, sure! I was going to do the same thing once I gotta round to it. Great idea. A link would be much appreciated, thanks :-)

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    2. Hi, sure! I was going to do the same thing once I gotta round to it. Great idea. A link would be much appreciated, thanks :-)

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  2. I'm wanting to make a coffin shaped blanket for a twin size bed any idea how to modify this pattern for that? Thanks :)

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