Rays of Light Potholder / Trivet / Coaster

Rays of Light Potholder / Trivet / Coaster
This is a very versatile and simple pattern. You can make a trivet if you use normal hook and yarn, you can make a small rug if you use a hook as thick as your thumb (like the one and only Yokoo) and a yarn thick enough to tie your horse. Yeehaw, click to check it!

Skill Level: Easy - Intermediate
Size: The finished size 18 cm (7")diameter.
Materials: 5 mm (US H-8) hook, Aran Weightyarn 1 ball is 50 gr = approx 50 m (55 yd), scissors, yarn needle.
Gauge: Size 6 (US J-10) mm hook: 12 sc and10 sc rows = 4 inch
Stitches Used: Chain (ch), slip stitch (slst), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc), extended double crochet (edc).
Note: If you want to make a coaster you canuse a 3 mm crochet hook and Sport Weight / Light DK. Or you can make a rugusing T-yarn.

Instructions

Center ring:(with grey) ch4, sl st into first chain to create a ring or you cando a magic ring.

Rnd 1: ch 3 (counts as first edc), work 14 edc in ring. Join the end ofthe round with a sl st in the ch 3. (15 edc)

Rnd 2: (with black) ch 3 (counts as sc + ch1), *1 sc in next edc, ch1*Repeat from * to * around. sl st in the ch3 space to join the end. (15 sc + 15ch1-space)

Rnd 3:(with grey) ch2 (counts as first sc),sc in same space, ch 1, *2 sc in nextch1-space, ch 1* Repeat from * to * around. sl st in the ch2 to join the end.(15 ch1-space)

Rnd 4: (with black) ch 3 (counts as first edc), 2 edc same space, *3 edcin next ch1-space* Repeat from *to* around. Join the sl st top of ch3. (45 edc)

Rnd 5:(with grey) ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same edc, ch 1, skip nextedc, *2 dc in next edc, ch 1, skip next edc* Repeat from *to* around.Join the end of the round.

Rnd 6: (with black) ch 2 (counts as first sc) in first edc and sc in nextedc, edc in next skipped edc stitch from Rnd 5, *sc in next 2 edc, edc in next skippededc stitch from Rnd 5* Repeat from *to* around.Join the end of the round.Like in the pictures below.

Rnd 7:(with grey) edc in each stitch around, join the end of the round.

To make the hanging loop, ch 7, skip 2 edc,sl st in next edc to join, forming a loop.

 


Fasten off and weave in loose ends with theyarn needle.

22/07/2012
A Crochet Tutorial by
SpringCasual

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For some time now, I've been trying hard to create stylish and cozy simple accessories with the most basic material and using the simplest tool on earth. Instead of selling the items, I am focused on creating the pattern for it. Because crocheting is fun, soothing and gives the pleasure of creating something that can be used.

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