On this page, you will find many different crochet coaster patterns suited for all skill levels. These crochet coasters are quick, practical and can be made for your home or as gifts.
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Below you will find a variety of free coaster patterns in many shapes and sizes.
So, scroll down and learn how to crochet a coaster, be it round, boho, classic, or a fun design, we have got you covered.
Free Crochet Coaster Patterns
Sometimes all we want is something quick and easy to crochet and crochet coasters are the answer.
All of the free crochet patterns on this page are quick to make and small enough to take on the go, meaning you can work on them any time you have a free moment.
They are great for stash busting, are quick to make as a last minute gift, or for selling at craft fairs.
How To Crochet A Coaster
There are many different methods for crocheting coasters. You will find round coasters, square coasters, hexagonal coasters, flower coasters, animal coasters, and more.
And for a beginner, crocheting coasters is an easy way to learn how to create shapes like circles, squares, stars, hexagons, triangles, and more.
Supplies Needed For Crocheting Coasters
The supplies needed for crocheting coasters is no different from any other crochet project. You will need:
- Yarn - a suitable yarn for your chosen project.
- Crochet hook - a size suited to the yarn or pattern you choose.
- Scissors and a yarn needle to finish and neaten your coasters.
- Additional supplies - check the pattern to see if other supplies to required to complete the project.
What is the best yarn to crochet coasters?
The best yarn for a crochet coaster is cotton because it is absorbent, durable, and easy to wash.
However, you can use also use cotton blends, bamboo, or linen yarns.
These are absorbent, easy to care for, and can stand frequent use.
Acrylic yarn is another option, it is not as absorbent as the other yarns, and it can withstand the heat of a hot drink.
When it comes to crocheting coasters, most patterns use basic crochet stitches, like:
Single Crochet (sc) - The single crochet stitch is a small stitch that creates a tight and sturdy fabric.
It is ideal for coasters because of its dense texture, which helps protect surfaces from moisture.
Half Double Crochet (hdc) - Half double crochet is a little taller than single crochet, which makes for a slightly looser fabric.
This creates a nice texture and is faster to work up than single crochet.
Double Crochet (dc) - The double crochet stitch is taller than half double crochet and makes a looser and more open fabric.
It is a great stitch to use if you want a slightly lacey or open-textured coaster.
Treble (or Triple) (tr) - The treble crochet stitch is even taller than the double crochet, creating a more open and airy fabric.
And some patterns will use stitch combinations like:
Moss Stitch - also known as linen stitch, is a lovely textured fabric that is dense and looks like it was woven or knitted. You can see an example of this stitch in this crochet dishcloth pattern.
Granny Stitch is usually used for making granny squares but can also be used to create coaster-sized shapes, like the crochet heart coaster.
This stitch is a cluster of double crochet stitches separated by chain spaces. Using this stitch will give a classic vintage look to your coasters.
Ultimately, the best crochet stitch for a coaster depends on your preference and the style you want to achieve.
Yes, crochet coasters are effective at protecting surfaces from moisture and heat.
But it can vary depending on the materials used and the construction of the coaster itself.
Thicker and denser crochet coasters are better in insulation and absorption compared to a looser or lacy design.
When it comes to finishing crochet coasters you have a few options.
Leave it as it is. If you like the look of your coaster and are happy with it leave the back as it is.
Add a backing. You can give a clean and finished look by adding a piece of fabric or felt backing to your coasters. Cut the backing slightly larger than the coaster and hand-sew it into place.
Crochet a backing. If you want to keep the look of your crochet coasters, join two pieces together with the wrong sides facing in. Use slip stitches, single crochet stitches or hand sew the pieces together.
Easy Crochet Coaster Patterns
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