Yarn: Red Heart Creme de la Creme worsted weight cotton (2.5 oz/125 yds): 1 ball each Royal Blue (A) and Fudge Brown (B)
Materials: US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors
Size: Approx. 4” square
Gauge: Not critical for this project.
Stitch Guide: ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, sl st - slip stitch, st - stitch
- Beginning ch-1 of each row does not count as a st.
- Change colors by working last stitch of previous color to last 2 loops on hook, then yo and pull new color through.
- Work over unused color throughout, for stability and ease.
- To make a larger coaster or placemat, work starting ch in multiples of 4 + 1, and work checkerboard pattern to desired length.
With A, ch 17.
Row 1: Working in back bumps of chs, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3, with B sc in next 4, with A sc in next 4, with B sc in next 4—16 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, [with B sc in next 4, with A sc in next 4] twice—16 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, [with A sc in next 4, with B sc in next 4] twice—16 sc.
Rows 4–5: Repeat Row 2.
Row 6: Repeat Row 3.
Row 7: Repeat Row 2.
Rows 8–9: Repeat Row 3.
Row 10: Repeat Row 2.
Row 11: Repeat Row 3.
Rows 12–13: Repeat Row 2.
Row 14: Repeat Row 3.
Row 15: Repeat Row 2.
Row 16: Repeat Row 3.
Round 1: With A or B, ch 1, turn, sc evenly across, *(sc, ch 1, sc) in corner st, sc evenly across side; repeat from * around, ch 1, sl st to 1st sc to join.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Block square if needed.
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