Free Coaster Crochet Pattern

I suddenly found us in need of a second set of coasters for the upstairs living room since the ones I quilted before are now in use in the basement family room. (I know – huge problem right?).

Anyway, I came up with these because I’ve been wanting to crochet some round coasters lately for some reason, plus, our friends already use crocheted blanket squares as coasters when they’re over anyway so I figured it would be a good way to ween the company off my in-progress blankets.

So, I am officially in love with these because they’re so bright and cheery (and quick and easy). I used all Lily Sugar ‘n Cream yarn with a size “H” hook. They are absorbent and machine washable and dryable (although, I would recommend flattening them out somewhere to dry so they’ll maintain a good coaster flatness).

Below is a heavily photo laden tutorial from beginning to end, but I’ve included a no nonsense version of the pattern at the beginning for anyone who wants to just dive in on their own (you know who you are).

Here’s my pattern for these really cute, colorful, cotton, crocheted coasters (did I mention my affinity for alliteration???):

Size H (5mm) hook
Rnd 1: 6 sc in an adjustable loop, join (6 sts)
Rnd 2: ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch 1), dc in same st, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1) in ea st around, join and change color in 3rd ch of ch-4 (12 sts/12 ch-1 spaces)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in same ch-1 sp, 3 sc in ea ch-1 sp around, 1 sc in starting ch-1 sp, join (36 sts)
Rnd 4: ch 2, hdc in ea st around, join and change color (36 sts)
Rnd 5: (sl st in next two sts, 3 hdc in next st) around, join (12 scallops)
Fasten off; weave in and trim all ends.

And here begins the photo tutorial version of the pattern:

Using a size H hook (5mm), make an adjustable loop.

…make your yarn into a pretzel…

…insert your hook through the pretzel from the front…

…draw your yarn back through the pretzel (1 loop on your hook), yarn over and draw your yarn through the loop on your hook…

Rnd 1: 6 sc inside adjustable loop, pull tail to tighten loop, join with sl st to first sc (6 sts)

Rnd 2: ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), dc in same st, ch 1, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch1) in ea st around, join in 3rd ch of original ch-4 with second color (12 sts & 12 ch-1 spaces)

…insert your hook through the 3rd chain of the chain-4…

…pull the new color through the 3rd chain and the loop on your hook…

Rnd 3: with new color, 2 sc in same ch-1 sp, 3 sc in ea ch-1 sp around, 1 sc in starting ch-1 sp, sl st to join last sc to first sc (36 sts)

…when you make your last sc, you will have a total of 3 sc in the first ch-1 space of the round because you made 2 sc there to start…

…slip stitch through the middle stitch of the three in that ch-1 space…

Rnd 4: ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in ea st around, join with sl st in top of original ch-2 with third color (36 sts)

…insert your hook through the top of the ch-2 that you made at the beginning of this round…

…pull the new color yarn through the chain and the old color loop on your hook to complete the slip stitch join and color change…

Rnd 5: (sl st in next two sts, 3 hdc in next st) around, finish with sl st in first sl st of round (12 scallops)

…to start this round, slip stitch in the first two stitches…

…make your first scallop in the next stitch and slip stitch twice more…

…join with a slip stitch through the first of your two beginning slip stitches…

Fasten off and weave in and trim all ends.

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9 Responses to Free Coaster Crochet Pattern

  1. Kelli says:

    You are welcome and I’m happy you used my pattern!

  2. anna says:

    Thank you for a very easy, pretty and free pattern for coasters.
    I’m new to crochet and had fun making this.

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    I love the look of these. I’m gonna try them immediately.

  5. Deana Spoleti says:

    As a beginner crocheter, I appreciate the picture tutorial very much. I did have to call my mother, a master crocheter, for a few pointers, but I am very pleased with how my first attempt came out. One thing you didn’t cover is how to end the one color after starting with the next…what to do to get rid of the tail, so to speak. A very nice pattern! Thank you!!

  6. Karen says:

    Love your vintage Fiesta!

  7. Kelli says:

    So glad you like them – thank you!

  8. June Spuur says:

    This coaster is very nice and I will for sure make lots of these for my self :) Thank You for a nice tutorial :) Have a great day and sunny greetings from Denmark :)

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