Heart Coaster
About 4" in diameter.
DMC Cebelia #10.
Sizs 6 steel crochet hook.
Gauge: 9dc = 1".
Bottom of Heart: Starting at point, ch 4.
Row 1: Work 4 dc in 4th ch from hook. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Work 2 dc in first dc, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc, 3 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Work 2 dc in first dc, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in next dc, (dc in ch 1 sp, dc in next dc) twice, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Rows 4-7: Work 2 dc in first dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, dc in ch 1 space, dc in each dc across centre section, dc in ch 1 space, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, 3 dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn. On row 7, there will be 21 dc in centre section.
Row 8: Skip first dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, dc in each next 21 dc, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Ch 3, turn.
Row 9: Sk first dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 1, dc in each of next 9 dc, (ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc) twice, dc in each of next 8 dc, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in top of turning ch. Do not ch 3, turn.
First Half of Top Shaping: Row 10: Sl st in 2nd dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, dc in ch 1 sp, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 1. Work joined dc as follows: holding back on hook, the last 1 loop of each st, work a dc in next dc and in ch 1 sp, yo hook and draw through all lps on hook. Turn.
Row 11: Ch 3, dc in ch 1 sp, (dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc) 3 times, dc in ch 1 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc. Turn.
Row 12: Sl st in 2nd dc, ch 3 (dc in next dc, dc in ch 1 sp) 3 times, dc in each o fnext 2 dc, ch 3, sl st in top of turning ch, sl st in side of same turning ch, sl st in top of 2 joined dc on row 10, ch 3, sl st in centre dc of row 9.
Second Half of Top Shaping: Row 10: Ch 3, work a 2 joined dc in ch 1 space and next dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in each of next 6 dc, ch 1, skip next dc, dc in ch 1 space, dc in each of next 2 dc. Turn.
Row 11: Sl st in 2nd dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, dc in ch 1 space, (ch 1, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc) 3 times, dc in ch 1 sp, dc in 2nd joined dc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 12: Skip first dc, dc in each of next 2 dc, (dc in ch 1 sp, dc in next dc) 3 times, dc in next dc. Do not break off.
Border: Work along side of Heart as follows: Rnd 1: (ch 5, sc in top corner of row) 11 times, ch 5, 2 dc in point of heart, (ch 5, sc in top corner of row) 12 times, (ch 5, sk 2 dc, sc in next st) 3 times, ch 5, sc in top corner of row 11, ch 2, dc in top of row 10, dc in top of row 10 of other section, ch 2, sc in top of row 11, ch 5, sc in top corner of row 12, (ch 5, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc) 3 times. Break off.