Critter Frog Coaster - Free Crochet Pattern

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FROG CRITTER COASTER

Beginner Skill

 

Size: 5" Diameter (fits over a CD)

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn;

Green (MC) ¾ oz, 54 yd; Yellow (Y) 3 yd

Additional Materials: Glue, Yarn Needle

1" Wiggly Eyes - 2

Crochet Hook:Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 2 rnds in dc = 2" across.

 

Abbreviations

ch - chain
dc - double crochet
lp - loop
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over
Special Stitches

Double Crochet Decrease (dc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, dc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.

 

Frog Coaster

Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting in center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc) JOIN ALL DC RNDS IN THIS MANNER. DO NOT TURN EACH RND.

Rnd 2:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)

Rnd 3:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) 11 times; join. (36 dc)

Rnd 4:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 11 times; join. (48 dc)

Rnd 5:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) 11 times; join. (60 dc)

Rnd 6:Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) 11 times; join. (72 dc)

Rnd 7:Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (48 dc)

Rnd 8:Ch 3, dc dec, (dc in next dc, dc dec) around. (32 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

EYES (Make 2)

Rnd 1:(Right Side) Starting in center, with MC, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (16 dc)

Rnd 2:Ch 1, 2 sc in each dc around; join with sl st to first sc. (32 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.

 

MOUTH

With Y, ** ch 1 (center ch), * ch 4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in center ch, rep from * once more, ** ch 20, rep from ** to ** once more, sl st in next 20 ch. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Finishing (use photo as guide)

- Slip Coaster over CD with Rnds 7 & 8 at the back.

- Position and sew (or glue) facial features to front of Coaster and glue Wiggly eyes in place.

 

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