Crochet Mug Rug Patterns – 10 Free Designs to Make


Have you crocheted a mug rug? They are fabulous little projects that are functional and make great stash buster options. A fun little twist on the traditional coaster, crochet mug rugs are fun ideas for gift gifting (pair it with a mug and a package of ground coffee) or for use in your own home, made in your favourite colours.

Find inspiration to make your own with this collection of crochet mug rug patterns listed below…

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Moss Stitch Mug Rug – Kickin’ Crochet
This sweet and simple moss stitch mug rug pattern comes with both written instructions and a video tutorial. How cute are those little tassels?

Bobble Mug Rug – Sweet Bee Crochet
A space for your coffee and a space for your spoon (or perhaps a cookie treat?). This fun and textured design works up quickly using the even moss stitch and bobble stitch. Stitch tutorials for both are included within the pattern.

It’s Coffee Time Mug Rug – The Loopy Lamb
No ends to weave in? Yes please! This tapestry pattern uses two colours to create a fun and fitting mug rug design. Presented in a chart format, this pattern is rated easy and would be a great introduction to tapestry crochet!

Easy Crochet Coasters – Stitching Together
This beginner friendly pattern uses basic stitch work to create a lovely and simple texture throughout the project. You’ll need your favourite superfine yarn and a 3.5mm hook for this design.

Polka Dot Mug Rugs – Raffamusa Designs
A fun and colourful tapesty project, these mug rugs make a wonderful pop for summer decor options. You’ll find both written instructions and a chart along to help guide you along.

Sunshine Mug Rug – Avery Lane Creations
I love the adorable and colourful tassels on this mug rug pattern. They add such a fun vibe when paired with a solid shade. This pattern is easily adjustable in size and includes a stitch tutorial for the herringbone half double crochet stitch.

Easy Mug Rug Coasters – Simply Hooked By Janet
Make a set of mug rug coasters using two of your favourite colours! This simple pattern works up using worsted weight cotton yarn and a 3.75mm hook.

Mosaic Mug Rug – My Crochet Space
This intermediate level pattern uses mosaic crochet to create a beautiful mug rug design. The pattern includes a written version as well as a chart should you prefer one method over the other.

Seaside Mug Rug – Desert Blossom Crafts
It’s easy to see how this mug rug got its name! With the beautiful shell inspired stitches in the centre, this beach themed project has all the summer feels! Perfect for your deck or backyard parties!

Mosaic Mug Rug – MJ’s Off The Hook Designs
This design is a beginner mosaic pattern and would be a great introduction to this particular method of crocheting. You’ll find a helpful walk-through on how to read a mosaic crochet chart along with written instructions.

I hope you enjoyed this fun compilation of crochet mug rug patterns. Please consider saving this post to your favourite Pinterest board to share with others! Don’t forget to give the lovely makers above a tag if you crochet their designs, I know they would love to see your makes.

Happy Crocheting!