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Okay, finally, time to post this simple but fabulous pattern!  As I may have mentioned (more than a couple times) before, I really really love this stitch pattern.  You can’t have too many coasters, especially when it’s still in the upper 90s to 100s here and the cold drinks are extra drippy…  Make these in some bright colors for an extra fresh & breezy feel!

Tribal Stripes Linen Stich Coasters

Materials:

  • 2 Balls (each a different color) of Sugar’n Cream yarn (or any worsted weight cotton)
  • US 5  (3.75 mm) straight needles
  • tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
CO = Cast on
st(s) = stitch(es)
MC = main color
CC = contrasting color
k = knit
p = purl
sl = slip stitch

Instructions:

Using MC, CO 20 sts.

Row 1: k1, bring yarn to the front, sl 1, bring yarn to back, repeat.
Row 2:  p1, bring yarn to the back, sl 1, bring yarn to front, repeat.
Row 3:  k1, bring yarn to the front, sl 1, bring yarn to back, repeat.
Row 4:  p1, bring yarn to the back, sl 1, bring yarn to front, repeat.

*Attach CC.  Using CC, repeat rows 1 and 2 once.

Using MC, repeat rows  1, 2, 3, and 4 once.

Repeat from * four times.  Bind off loosely, weave in ends.  Enjoy!

 

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