Here it is! The cosy coaster crochet pattern! Below you will find all details required to make as many cosy coasters as you like. There is a written pattern as well as a pattern chart. Have fun and please share your creations!
Cotton yarn, fingering weight. I have used the following yarns:
- Ivory (A): Phildar Phil Coton 3 no. 0032 Ecru
- Yellow (B): byClaire Cotton no. 041 Ochre
- Brown (C): Scheepjes Catona no. 157 Root Beer
- Red (D): Phildar Phil Coton 3 no. 0064 Griotte
For the coaster pictured in the step-by-step tutorial the colours A, B and C are used.
Crochet hook 3,5 mm / E-4
A pair of scissors and a needle to darn in the yarn ends.
The coaster is worked in the round and the finished coaster has a circular shape.
At the widest point, the coaster has a diameter of 12 cm.
Gauge is not critical for this pattern. You can make them as small or large as you like. Just make sure that you use a hook that matches the weight of your yarn should you decide to use a different yarn.
For this pattern the following stitches are used:
Magic ring, chain stitch, slip stitch, single crochet (UK: double crochet), double crochet (UK: treble crochet), 3-double crochet cluster (UK: 3-treble crochet cluster), treble crochet (UK: double treble crochet)
The written pattern and pattern chart (at the end of this page) use US stitch terms.
To attach a new colour when starting a new round, I have used either a standing single crochet or a standing double crochet. I prefer to join a new colour using this technique because it is much less visible in your finished crochet piece! There are very clear tutorials available on the web:
- Standing single crochet tutorial by Dedri from Look at what I made
- Standing double crochet tutorial by Tamara from Moogly
Of course, you can use your own preferred way to join a new colour!
All steps are illustrated by step-by-step photos. You will find a pattern chart at the end of this page.
Make a magic ring using yarn B. Continue to use this yarn for round 1.
Round 1: make 4 ch in the ring (counts as 1 tr + 1 ch), *1 tr, 1ch. Repeat from * 8 times. Close round with a sl st in the 3rd ch. Break yarn.
Round 2: join yarn A using a standing dc in any of the ch-sp, ch, dc, *in the next ch-sp: dc, ch, dc. Repeat from * 8 times. Close round with a sl st in the first st. Break yarn.
Round 3: join yarn C using a standing dc in between 2 dc of the previous round (indicated in the photo above), ch 2, 3-dc cluster in the next ch-sp, ch2, *dc, ch 2, 3-dc cluster in ch-sp, ch 2. Repeat from * 8 times. Close round with a sl st in the first st. Break yarn.
Round 4: join yarn A using a standing sc in any of the ch2-sp between dc and cluster of previous round, ch 3, sc in next ch2-sp, ch, *sc in next ch2-sp, ch 3, sc in next ch2-sp, ch. Repeat from * 8 times. Close round with a sl st in the first st. Break yarn.
Round 5: join yarn B using a standing sc in any of the ch-sp of the previous round (indicated in the photo above), 7 dc in the following ch3-sp, *sc in the next ch-sp, 7 dc in the following ch3-sp. Repeat from * 8 times. Close round with a sl st in the first st. Break yarn.
Round 6: join yarn A using a standing sc in any of the stitches of the previous round. Make 1 sc in each stitch. Close round with a sl st in the first st. Break yarn.
Weave in all yarn ends and start another one!
The first stitch of each round is indicated in blue in the chart below.
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