Happy Gatherings Coaster – Crochet Pattern

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Say hello to my latest design, the Happy Gatherings Coaster! Using a small amount of worsted weight cotton yarn, this pattern is a quick project with a cute criss-cross accent in the middle. You can make a set for your table or simply make one or two for other uses like placing under plant pots to protect table surfaces.

Find the free crochet pattern below…


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This pattern uses worsted weight cotton yarn. For my versions, I used WeCrochet Dishie which is a wonderfully soft and beautiful yarn to crochet with. If this yarn is new to you, please check out my review here: Dishie Yarn Review

Notes:
– This pattern is written in US terms (find a stitch conversion chart here)
– This project is small and the same size as a typical gauge swatch. The finished project measures approximately 4×4 inches
– Turning chains 1 and 2 do not count as a stitch
– A trick for neater edges is to replace the turning CH 2 with a turning CH 1. This is simply preference and not at all required for the pattern
– A special stitch tutorial is included below. A stitch placement photo is on page 3
– You might find it beneficial to block your coaster after completion
– This pattern is a companion piece to the Happy Gatherings Table Runner

Materials Needed:
– Approx. 15 yards of worsted cotton yarn per coaster. I used WeCrochet Dishie
– 4mm hook (love my cute hook from my Dots set)
Yarn needle
Scissors
Measuring tape

Stitches:
CH – Chain
SK – Skip stitch
SS – Slip Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet

Special Stitch Tutorial:
Crossed Double Crochet Stitch –
For this pattern, skip two stitches and make one DC in the next stitch. Continue by placing 1 DC within the second skipped stitch. This will create an “X” effect/criss-cross appearance with the first DC in the back and the second DC in the front.


Pattern:
Begin with CH 19 and begin row 1 in the second CH from your hook.

Row 1:
Into the first stitch and each stitch across, place 1 SC. CH 2 and turn.

(18 SC stitches)

Rows 2-8:
Into each of the first 4 stitches, place 1 DC. *CH 1, SK two stitches and place 1 DC into the next stitch. Place 1 DC into the 2nd skipped stitch.* Repeat from * to * two more times. CH 1, SK 1 stitch. Place 1 DC into each of the next 4 stitches. CH 2 and turn for all rows except row 8. After completing row 8, please CH 1 instead.

(8 DC stitches, 3 Crossed DC segments, 4 CH 1 stitches = 18 stitches)

Row 9: (Crochet into the CH 1 stitch, not the CH 1 space from the previous row)
Into the first stitch and each stitch across, place 1 SC. Fasten off and weave in ends.

(18 SC stitches)

Great job! Your Happy Gatherings Coaster is complete! I had such wonderful testers helping out with this pattern. Check out their versions below:

Looking for more fun and creative patterns? Check out these other Sweet Bee Crochet designs. Happy crocheting!

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