Colorful, Quick & Easy Crochet Coaster Pattern: Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

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This easy crochet coaster pattern is perfect for the hot weather and using up scrap yarn. These simple crochet coasters use two different colors and use basic stitches so they whip up in no time. Before you know it, you’ll have a full set of coasters! This free crochet pattern includes the written pattern as well as a step by step video tutorial.

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When the warm weather hits, I reach for my cotton yarn and quick crochet projects. My warm-weather projects tend to be from a simple pattern that is easily transported from place to place so I can take my crochet on our family adventures. These beautiful coasters are a great pattern for travelling, especially since I don’t need to bring a lot of tools or materials with me.

Grab a printable, ad-free PDF version of this pattern in my Ravelry and Etsy shops for a small fee.

This colorful coasters made with this simple crochet coaster pattern makeg great gifts for the tea lover or coffee lover. They work up quickly and can be made from small amounts of worsted weight cotton yarn that you likely already have in your yarn stash. You can choose to make them in two colors as I have but they also look great in a single color. They’re easy to match to your home decor or that of someone receiving these as a gift.

close-up image of the sample made with this free crochet pattern

This pattern is accessible for beginner crocheters and I have included a video tutorial to walk you through making these little coasters. Since they don’t take much time to make, you’ll have cute protection for your side table or coffee table in no time. These are so quick to make that I even made.a set of cute coasters for my patio tables outside. I really love making these coasters as much as I do.

This pattern is part of the Summer Quickies Crochet Along with CAL Central Crochet. To read more about the annual CAL, the end of CAL giveaway and to access the other free patterns please visit this post: Summer Quickies Crochet Along.

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Disclaimer:

Feel free to sell the item created by this pattern but please provide pattern credit back to me when posting online, and please provide a link to my blog: https://www.theloopylamb.com. This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not resell, distribute, duplicate, or share this pattern in any printed or digital form, or claim this pattern as your own original design. Please do not use my photos when selling your finished items.  

Skill Level

  • Easy

Terminology:

  • US terms

Supplies:

Abbreviations:

Special Stitches/Techniques:

  • DC Cluster: YO, insert hook into ST, YO, pull up a loop, YO and pull through first two loops on hook, [YO, insert hook into same ST, YO, pull up a loop, YO and pull through first two loops on hook] twice, with 4 loops on hook, YO and pull through all loops on hook.
  • Invisible Finish/Join: FO leaving a long tail. Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle. Place the tapestry needle through the top of the 2nd ST from front to back and pull through. Place tip of needle into top of the last ST of the round, under the back loop of the stitch, and pull through to the back of the work. Weave in the end. Need more help? Check out my invisible finish tutorial.

Finished Size:

  • Approx. 4.25” across

Gauge:

  • Motif measures approx. 4.25” across at the end of Round 5.

NOTES:

  • CH-3 counts as the first DC of the round.

  • This project is worked in joined rounds. Do NOT turn at the end of each row.

  • Invisible joins are used to create a cleaner join at the end of specified rows. A SL ST can be used if that is your preference, but it will create a more obvious join.

  • Gauge is not vital to this project however, it may affect the size of your coaster and the amount of yarn used. 

  • A stitch marker can be used to help keep track of the first stitch of each round.

Grab a printable, ad-free PDF version of this pattern in my Ravelry and Etsy shops for a small fee.

Check out the video tutorial for this pattern:

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coasters made with this easy crochet coaster pattern in a flat lay with lion brand 24/7 yarn

Round 1: Using Colour A, CH 4, join last CH to first CH with a SL ST to form a ring. CH 1, SC 12 into the ring. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (12)

Round 2: CH 3 (counts as first DC here and throughout), DC2TOG in same ST as CH 3 (counts as first DC-Cluster), CH 1, *DC-Cluster in the next ST, CH 1, repeat from * around. Fasten off with invisible join. (12 Clusters)

Round 3: Join Colour B with a SL ST in the BLO of the first DC Cluster of Round 2. CH 1, HDC in the BLO of the first ST, HDC in the BLO of each CH and ST around. Fasten off with invisible join. (24)

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Round 4: Join Colour A with a SL ST in the BLO of the first HDC of Round 3. CH 3 (counts as first DC), working under both loops, DC2TOG in same ST as CH 3, CH 2, *DC-Cluster in the next ST, CH 2, repeat from * around. Fasten off with invisible join. (24 Clusters)

Round 5:  Join Colour B with a SL ST in the BLO of the first DC Cluster of Round 4. CH 1, working under both loops, HDC in the same ST. TR 2 in the CH-SP, *HDC in the top of the next ST, TR 2 in CH-SP, repeat from * around. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (72)

FO and weave in ends. Steam or wet block to flatten the coaster and set your stitches. 

I hope that you enjoyed learning how to crochet some coasters with this easy crochet coaster pattern. I’d love to see your beautiful finished project! Share your project with me on social media by tagging me @theloopylamb or using #theloopylambCAL in your posts.

What colors are you going to make your easy crochet coasters in?  Let me know in the comments section below and help inspire other makers!

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