Cross Stitch Alien Coasters by Alexandra Richards ELK
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Cross Stitch Alien Coasters

Crochet
October 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
15 yards (14 m)
US
This pattern is available from etsy.com for $4.00.

A few weeks ago, I settled on designing some skull coasters for this weekend. I drew out my skull stitch pattern on some grid paper - 3 different ones to be exact, and then I worked up a base to cross stitch into. As soon as I was done with my stitching, I turned my head and looked at my finished coaster, and I did not see a skull… I saw an alien! I think with some tweaking, it can definitely be a spooky skull, but I thought the idea of an alien was quite amusing! And so fun! And still a little spooky.

Materials:

  • 15 Yards of Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn - I used Crafter’s Secret Cotton Yarn from Hobby Lobby in Black, White and Gray
  • H8/5mm Crochet Hook
  • #18 Tapestry Needle for Weaving in Ends and Cross Stitching

Material Notes:
Yarn Alternatives: Lily Sugar n Cream, Bernat’s Handicrafter, Peaches n Cream, Lion Brand’s Kitchen Cotton

Time Spent:
I spent just over half an hour per coaster.

Abbreviations:
SC - Single Crochet

Purchase PDF:

-Craftsy: https://www.craftsy.com/crocheting/patterns/cross-stitch-...