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Designed by Cathy Campbell for Crystal Palace Yarns
Description: These coasters are easy peasy and make great holiday host or hostess gifts. Just one ball of cushy Cotton Chenille will yield four coasters.
Size: 4" x 4" square
*1 ball of Cotton Chenille will yield 4 coasters, excluding whip-st edge.
Gauge: 3 sts=1 inch over St st with yarn doubled
Abbreviations: BO- bind off; CC- contrasting color; CO- cast on; k- knit; MC- main color; St st- stockinette stitch; st(s)- stitch(es)
Note: It is best to CO and BO using a needle that is 2-3 sizes larger than your working needles. In this case, a US size 10½ would work well.
With MC doubled, CO 12 sts. Knit each row (garter st) until piece measures 4". BO loosely. Weave in ends.
Optional Whip-St Edge:
If desired, work whip st around edge in CC. Weave in ends.
If giving as a gift, tie up 4 coasters with ribbon or extra Chenille or place in a gift box.Pattern Copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters.