Crochet Coasters – Free Pattern

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Crochet coasters are always a fun, quick and practical project to make. Whether they’re being added to a market table, given as a gift or simply made for yourself, coasters are easily customizable in colours for added personal touches. They also don’t have to be used as a traditional coaster. These projects can be used under plant pots to help protect your table tops from getting scratched.

With only 5 rounds and approximately 18 yards of worsted weight cotton yarn, these are great stash buster ideas as well. Learn how to make the Picot Points Coaster below…


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Notes:
– This pattern is written in US terms
– Gauge is not important for this pattern
– Beginning CH of each round counts as a stitch
– Special stitch tutorial is included within the pattern
– In this pattern, “cluster” refers to the set of 3 DC stitches in round 3 that are grouped together within one space
– Sometimes the beginning CH 1 can be difficult to see when you need to slip stitch into it after completing a round. You might find it helpful to place a stitch marker in the beginning CH 1 to mark its place
– Completed photos of each round can be found at the end of the pattern

Materials Needed:
–  Approximately 17-18 yards total of worsted weight cotton yarn (for one coaster) in 4 colours (referred to as colour A, colour B, colour C and colour D). I used Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
– 5mm hook (I used my Furls Streamline “Ebony”)
– Yarn needle
– Scissors

Stitches:
CH – Chain
SS – Slip Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
SC/PIC – Single Crochet With Picot
DC – Double Crochet
TR – Triple Crochet

Special Stitch Tutorial:
Single Crochet With Picot (SC/PIC) –
Complete 1 SC and then CH 3. SS into the third CH from the hook. SC/PIC stitch complete.


Pattern:
With yarn colour A, begin with a magic circle OR CH 3 and SS into the first CH to form a loop.

Round 1:
CH 3 (represents 1 DC). Place 9 DC into your circle. SS into the top of your beginning CH 3. Fasten off.

(10 DC stitches)

Round 2:
With yarn colour B, join yarn with a SS in between any two DC stitches and CH 4 (represents 1 DC, CH 1). In the same space, place 1 DC. Continuing around your circle, between each DC from round 1, Place 1 DC, CH 1, 1 DC. SS into the 3rd CH from your beginning CH 4. Fasten off

(10 CH 1 spaces, 20 DC stitches)

Round 3:
With yarn colour C, join yarn with a SS into any CH 1 space. CH 3 (represents 1 DC) and place 2 DC into the same space. *CH 1 and place 3 DC into the next CH 1 space*. Repeat from * to * 8 more times. CH 1 and SS into the top of the beginning CH 3. Fasten off.

(10 CH 1 spaces, 30 DC stitches)

Round 4:
With yarn colour D, join yarn with a SS into the top of the last DC of any 3 DC stitch cluster and CH 1 (represents 1 SC). *Push forward round 3 to work behind and make 1 TR in between 2 DC directly below from round 2. Place 1 SC in the next DC, followed by 2 SC in the next stitch and 1 SC in the last DC stitch*. Repeat from * to * 8 more times. Push forward round 3 to work behind and make 1 TR in between 2 DC directly below from round 2. Place 1 SC in the next stitch and 2 SC in the following stitch. SS into the top of the beginning CH 1. Do not fasten off, continue with this colour in round 5.

(40 SC stitches, 10 TR stitches)

Round 5:
CH 1 (represents 1 SC). In each of the next two stitches, place 1 SC. In the next SC (the first one of the 2 placed together from round 4), make 1 SC/PIC. In each of the next 4 SC, place 1 SC. *In the next stitch, place 1 SC/PIC. In each of the next 4 stitches, place 1 SC*. Repeat from * to * 8 more times. SS into the top of the beginning CH 1. Fasten off and weave in ends (don’t forget to tighten up your magic circle!)

(40 SC stitches, 10 SC/PIC)


Great job! Your Picot Points Coaster is complete! Crochet a set of 4 to create a beautiful gift or to add to your market table! These pretty projects can also be used under small plant pots to protect surfaces from getting scratched. My testers got so creative with their versions of the Picot Points Coaster. Check out their lovely projects below:

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