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How to upscale your thread coasters

thread motifs or granny square
or crochet thread and steel needle to make one
mod podge
tile ( found in home improvement stores)
optional acrylic sealer  spray ( protects your crochet against spills)

To make the square in the photo :

Aunt Lydia's  fashion thread by coats and clark
in 2 colors
steel hook

Make a magic circle ( dont forget to knot) or chain 4 and sl

In color A Round 1 ch3, 2dc,ch2,3dc,ch2,3dc,ch2,3dc,ch2 sl to beginning ch3
In color B Round 2 sl to ch2, ch3 ( in ch2 sp) 2dc,ch2,3dc, ch1,, *in next ch2, 3dc,ch2,3dc,ch1* repeat 2                                 more times sl to beginning ch3.
In color A Round 3 sl to ch2 ch3,2dc,ch2,3dc,ch1, in ch1 space dc3, ch1, *in ch2 sp, 3dc,2ch,3dc,ch1, in                                   ch1 sp, 3dc,ch1* repeat 2 more times sli to beginning ch3
In color B Round 4  sl to ch2 ch3,2dc,ch2,3dc,ch1, in ch1 space dc3, ch1, in next ch 1 space dc3, ch1,**in                                ch2 sp, 3dc,2ch,3dc,ch1, in ch1 sp, 3dc,ch1 in next ch1 space 3dc ch1* repeat 2 times                                sl to beginning ch3.
In color A Round 5 Hdc in each stitch around working 3 hdc in corner spaces and 1 hdc in ch 1 spaces.

Now to make the coaster!

Use the granny from the above pattern or use your favorite one or motif, make sure your granny and tile size are the same .

paint your tile with mod podge
let it get tacky
paint the bottom of your granny with mod podge
place granny on your tile
let it set for at least 2 hours
spray with acrylic and use once it's dry have fun using your cute coaster or make a set of four as a gift!


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