Did you ever search through patches of clover as a child looking for that special four-leaf clover?
I remember when my mom saw me searching through a patch and said, ‘Looks like we need to spray the lawn for weeds again.”
I was so upset when I found out clover is often seen as a weed that takes over lawns. In my childhood mind, I loved imaging owning a lawn that was completely clover one day.
And guess what? I kinda do lol.
The front area of my lawn if so full of clover and it doesn’t bother me. We are not aggressive with lawn chemicals and I actually like the color and softness of the clover over the rough crabgrass.
And I do find myself occasionally looking for that rare genetic mutation for a four-leaf clover.
“The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.”
While the three leaves of a shamrock stand for faith, hope, and love, the fourth leaf is often viewed as luck.
I hope luck finds you and this crochet coaster is a reminder to appreciate all the luck that comes your way.
• Crochet Hook 4 mm (G), I highly recommend Furls Hook (affiliate link) or a Clover Crochet Hook (link below). I love both of these.
• Removable stitch markers if needed
• Yarn needle to weave in ends
• Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton (affiliate link)
Pistache (light green) 1 skein
Sage (dark green) 1 skein
If gauge is met, other yarns of the same weight can be substituted. Or you can use different weights for bigger or smaller sizes.
• Approx. 21 Yards [19 meters]
The Shamrock body is approx. 4 inches across.
• ch- Chain
• dc- Double Crochet
• hdc- Half Double Crochet
• Magic Ring -see below
• sts- Stitches
• Easy/Advanced Beginner
• 9 dc sts and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm]
Many of the supplies can be found at the affiliate links below:
-Stitch counts include chains and slip stitches.
-Slip stitch to the first stitch in round to join.
-Video & written instructions for the pattern are below.
Shamrock Coaster Video:
In Magic Ring: Ch 3 (counts as first dc stitch), dc 1, (ch 3, dc 3) three times, ch 3, dc 1, join.
Ch 3 (counts as first dc st), dc in the next st, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc ) in the next chain space, dc in the next 3 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next chain space, dc in the last st, join.
Ch 3 (counts as first dc stitch), dc in the next 3 sts, *(dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the next 7 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the last 3 sts, join.
Do not chain and skip the first 2 sts, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round, *skip next sts, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, sl st in next, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round*; repeat from * to * until the last 4 sts, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip last st and join to the first st in round. Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.
Chain 12, dc in the 3rd chain from the hook, dc in next 4 chains, hdc in last 5. Fasten off end and use tail to sew the stem to the shamrock body. Weave in all ends.
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