How to Crochet Coasters with a Geometric Design

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These crocheted geometric coasters use bold colors and strong geometric shapes to help you serve drinks in style. No more boring, round coasters to protect your tabletop!

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Here are this project's materials and vital statistics:

  • Yarn: Paton’s “Grace” light-weight yarn (100% mercerized cotton), Article #246060 (1.75 oz. [50 g], 136 yds [124 m] each skein): 2 skeins of #60005 Snow (MC) and 1 skein of #60040 Night (CC)

  • Hook: Crochet hook size F-5 U.S. or size needed to obtain gauge

  • Measurements: 4 in. wide x 4 in. long

  • Gauge: 11 sc and 11 rows = 2 in.

  • Stitches used: Chain stitch (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc)

The first couple of rows are written out in normal crochet fashion, which is typical when working from a chart, simply to get you going on the right track. After these rows are completed, you then “read” the chart for the balance of the pattern:

  1. Make Coaster 1 by following this stitch pattern and chart:

    Foundation chain: With CC, ch 23.

    Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across (22 sc), turn. Row 1 of chart complete.

    Row 2: Join MC, ch 1, sc in first sc, drop MC to wrong side to be picked up later, with CC, sc in each of next 20 sc, drop CC to wrong side to be picked up later, join 2nd skein of MC, sc in last sc (22 sc), turn. Second row of chart complete.

    Rows 3–22: Work in sc foll chart. Fasten off.

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  2. With the right side of Coaster 1 facing, join CC in any corner st, ch 1, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each st and each row-end st around, working 3 sc in each corner st, sl st in first sc to join.

  3. Fasten off.

  4. Use this stitch pattern and chart to make Coaster 2:

    Foundation chain: With CC, ch 23.

    Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across (22 sc), turn. Row 1 of chart complete.

    Row 2: Join MC, ch 1, sc in first sc, drop MC to wrong side to be picked up later, with CC, sc in each of next 21 sc (22 sc), turn. Second row of chart complete.

    Rows 3–22: Work in sc foll chart. Fasten off.

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  5. With the right side of Coaster 2 facing, join CC in any corner st, ch 1, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each st and each row-end st around, working 3 sc in each corner st, sl st in first sc to join.

  6. Fasten off.

  7. Crochet Coaster 3 as follows:

    Foundation chain: With MC, ch 10, join CC, ch 2, drop CC to wrong side to be picked up later, join 2nd skein of MC, ch 11.

    Row 1 (right side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 9 ch, drop MC to wrong side, pick up CC, sc in each of next 2 ch, drop CC to wrong side, pick up MC, sc in each of last 10 ch (22 sc), turn. Row 1 of chart complete.

    Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each of next 9 sc, drop MC to wrong side, pick up CC, sc in each of next 4 sc, drop CC to wrong side, pick up MC, sc in each of last 9 sc (22 sc), turn. Second row of chart complete.

    Rows 3–22: Work in sc foll chart. Fasten off.

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  8. With the right side of Coaster 3 facing, join CC in any corner st, ch 1, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each st and each row-end st around, working 3 sc in each corner st, sl st in first sc to join.

  9. Fasten off.

  10. To crochet Coaster 4, follow this stitch pattern:

    Foundation chain: With MC, ch 11, drop MC to be picked up later, join CC, ch 12.

    Row 1 (right side): With CC, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 10 ch, drop CC to wrong side, pick up MC, sc in each of next 11 ch (22 sc), turn. Row 1 of chart (Fig-ure 15-7) complete.

    Row 2: With MC, ch 1, sc in each of next 12 sc, drop MC to wrong side, pick up CC, sc in each of next 10 sc (22 sc), turn.

    Rows 3–22: Work in sc foll chart. Fasten off.

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  11. With the right side of Coaster 4 facing, join CC in any corner st, ch 1, 3 sc in corner st, sc in each st and each row-end st around, working 3 sc in each corner st, sl st in first sc to join.

  12. Fasten off.


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