Love coasters, they are easy to make, handy to use, and you can make one from leftovers yarn whenever you feel stressed due to problems in bigger crochet project.
- Yarn; I used cotton yarn leftovers, green and honey colors. You can choose any combination of colors you prefer.
- Hook size h/8 (5 mm).
- Tapestry needle.
The coaster is about 5.75” (15 cm)
The instructions are written in US terms
crochet terms used in the design
Sl st: slip stitch
Sc: single stitch
Dc: double stitch
Ch-3 picot: chain 3, slip stitch to first chain
Making the coaster
With green, make a magic ring.
Round 1: ch 3 (counts as dc), 19 dc, sl st to 3rd ch of the first ch 3. (20 sts)
Round 2: sl st to next st, ch 5 (counts as dc and ch2 space), dc in the same st, *skip st, (dc, ch 2 dc, this is called a crochet shell) in the next st, repeat to end, sl st to 3rd ch of the first ch 5.
Round 3: sl sts to first ch2 space, ch 3 (counts as dc), dc, ch 2, 2 dc, in the same ch2 space,*2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, in the next ch2 space (another crochet shell), repeat from * to end of round, sl st to 3rd ch of the first ch 3.
Round 4: sl sts to first ch2 space, ch 3 (counts as dc), 6 dc in the same ch2 space, *7 dc in next ch2 space, repeat from * to end, sl st to 3rd ch of the first ch 3, cut yarn.
bind on honey color yarn to first dc of any 7dc cluster.
Round 5: ch 1, sc in the same st, sc in the next 2 sts, make ch-3 picot, sc in the next 3 sts, sc between the 2 shells of the previous round, * sc in each 7 dc shell, sc between the 2 shells of the previous round, repeat from * to end, sl st to first ch of the round, cut yarn.
The inside honey color circle: make a knot with honey color yarn, place it under the coaster, *ch 2 through the upper part of dcs in the first round, below the shell of 2nd round, ch 1 through space between 2 shells in the second round, ch 1 back to first round, repeat to end of round. Cut yarn, weave in loose ends of threads.
Enjoy and have a nice time loving, admiring your work as I do, don’t hesitate to give me notes please.