Add a little country charm to your home with this quick and easy coaster pattern!
My kids all know that I LOVE my coffee. Setting the coffee maker is often the first thing I do in the morning. Come evening, as I settle in with my crochet or a good book I will often sip a cup of tea – so coasters are a nice little practical accent piece to my side and end tables!
With their spiral texture and corded edging, they remind me of tree stumps (especially when working up in this variegated brown, green and blue)!
These coasters were designed with scrap yarn in mind. There is always that lingering question, “How can I use up my left over bits of yarn?” Well, each of these coasters only requires about 24 yards, so they make a great candidate!
They are also quick to make up meaning they are a great last minute gift idea, or item for a craft sale.
To help you get the hang of crocheting in the third loop (did you know about the “3rd loop”?) and the reverse single crochet stitch, I have provided a full video tutorial which you will find at the conclusion of this pattern.
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Skill Level: Easy
Gauge: 16 hdc x 12 rows = 4 inches
Finished Size: Approximately 4.5 x 4.5 inches.
Yarn: Your favourite worsted weight crochet cotton, colour of choice, approximately 24 yards for one
Hook: Size G/6 (4.00 mm) hook.
Notions: Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Rsc – Reverse Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl st – Slip stitch
Yo – Yarn over
– Pattern is written in American English terms.
– Pattern is worked in rounds.
– Ch 1 at beg of row does not count as stitch.
– Do not turn unless stated otherwise.
– Weave in ends as needed.
– Optional: cut out a circle from a piece of felt and glue or sew onto the back.
Make a magic ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, hdc 8 in ring. Do not join. (8 hdc)
Rnd 2: Working in the 3rd loop, 2 hdc in each st around (mark the first st here and in each of the following rounds). Do not join. (16 hdc)
Rnd 3: Working in the 3rd loop,* hdc in the next st, 2 hdc in the next st; Rpt from * around. Do not join. (24 hdc)
Rnd 4: Working in the 3rd loop,* hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in the next st; Rpt from * around. Do not join. (32 hdc)
Rnd 5: Working in the 3rd loop,* hdc in each of the next 3 sts, 2 hdc in the next st; Rpt from * around. Do not join. (40 hdc)
Rnd 6: Working in the 3rd loop,* hdc in each of the next 4 sts, 2 hdc in the next st; Rpt from * around. Do not join. (48 hdc)
Rnd 7: Working in the 3rd loop,* hdc in each of the next 5 sts, 2 hdc in the next st; Rpt from * around. Join with a sl st in the next st. (56 hdc)
Edging (worked in a round):
Rnd 1: Ch 1, rsc (you will now be working left to right) in the next st and in each st around.
Join with a sl st in the first st. (56 rsc)
Fasten off, weave in ends.
Janice M Price says
Beautiful! I’m making them tonight. I wanted to make some up for friends for Christmas and myself. Thank you for pattern!
You’re welcome 🙂