A free pattern for some pretty crochet flower coasters. They are like bright mini mandalas! You can use them as colourful floral coasters to decorate your table, (they would look amazing outside for Summer dining) or make a set to gift.
They would also look amazing on a bag, a hat or embellishing a baby blanket.
This project uses very small amounts of scrap yarn. Cotton yarn works best for these coasters as it is sturdy and washable. I made my samples in a light sportsweight cotton yarn so my coasters are small (approx 3in across). You can use DK weight or Worsted weight yarn and a matching hook to make yours and the size will increase. Experiment and see what is in your stash!
I suggest DK weight yarn and a 4mm hook, Worsted weight yarn and a 5mm hook.
- Small amounts of Cotton Yarn and matching hook
- Yarn used to make these flowers – Scheepjes Catona and a 3mm crochet hook.
- Yarn Needle to weave in threads
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Flowers/motifs are approx. 3″ when using the suggested yarn weight and hook. You could use a heavier weight yarn and matching hook to make larger motifs, just see what is in your stash!
Abbreviations (US terms)
Sl st – slip stitch
Ch(s) – chain(s)
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Yo – yarn over
Beg – beginning
St(sts) – stitch(es)
Spike stitch – Insert hook in stitch/space indicated in pattern, yo and pull yarn through bringing loop up to height of working sts, yo and complete sc stitch.
Picot – Ch 2, sl st into 2nd ch from hook. Picot made.
Instructions for Crochet Flower Coaster
You will need 4 colours, Yarn A, B, C, D
Ch 4, and join into a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: Ch 1, 12 sc into ring, join with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn. (12 sc)
Round 2: Using next yarn, join in any st, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc) 1 dc in same st, 2 dc in next st, and make 2 dc in each st around. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3, fasten off yarn. (24 dc)
Round 3: Using next yarn, insert hook into a space between 2 dc from previous row, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in same space, ch 1, * skip 2 sts, 2 dc in next space, ch 1; repeat from * around, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. Fasten off yarn. (24 dc, 12 ch-1)
Round 4: Using next yarn, join in the 1st dc from a 2 dc group in previous row, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, 1 sc spike stitch (see special stitches) in ch-1 space, inserting hook down into dc from round 2. * 1 sc in next 2 sts, 1 sc spike st (as before); repeat from * around, join with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn. (24 sc, 12 spike sts)
Round 5: Join next yarn into any st, ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, picot (see special stitches), * 1 sc in next st, 1 sc in next at, picot (as before); repeat from * around, join with a sl st to first sc made. Fasten off yarn and weave in all threads.
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