Free crochet coaster patterns? Yes, you heard that right! I'm a bit finicky when it comes to keeping things neat and orderly, so coasters are a must, and pretty crochet coasters are a big thumbs up. Not only do crochet coasters keep your furniture safe from those annoying wet circles, but they are also so pretty to look at.
Crochet Coaster Patterns Tutorial
If I could, I would make and hoard stacks of delicate crochet coasters. I've put together some really lovely free crochet coaster patterns for all my crochet buddies. I have a strong feeling that most of you will be able to relate to my coaster obsessions.
Crochet Coaster Pattern Supplies
- Hook - crochet hook size matching the yarn.
- Stitch markers - for marking each round
- Yarn needle or tapestry needle
Best Yarn for Crochet Coaster Patterns
The best yarns are absorbent and not fluffy. Most coaster patterns use cotton yarn or cotton blend in DK or worsted weights. Don't use acrylic yarn, as it won't absorb moisture.
Basic Crochet Stitches for Coaster Patterns
- Single crochet stitches (sc)
- Double crochet stitches (dc)
- Treble crochet stitches (tr)
- Chain stitch crochet (ch)
- Slip Stitch (sl st)
Other Skills For Crocheting Coasters
- The other main skills you will need to crochet coasters are increasing.
- Many patterns use the magic ring (or magic circles) to start crocheting the center of the coaster, but you can substitute for 3 chains joined with a slip stitch.
- Crochet coasters often start with crocheting a circle.
What is the Easiest Coaster to Crochet?
You can crochet any square or circle shape and use it for a coaster. The most basic coasters use single crochet or half double crochet to make a quick and easy coaster. You can even use a granny square for a coaster.
Learn how to crochet a coaster with this quick and easy tutorial. You can also make these larger to become mug rugs.
Free Crochet Coaster Patterns
You can use any crochet circle as a coaster. Dense stitches are usually the most absorbent. Change to different colors for a more interesting look.
Learn how to crochet a circle of any size to use as a coaster.
#1 Farmhouse Style Coasters Free Crochet Pattern
These farmhouse-style crochet coasters are made with cotton yarn, which is very adsorbent, making these perfect surface saviors against any potential drips. These look like lacy doilies, are more durable, and easier to clean, so you can just toss them in a mesh bag and into your washing machine. Patterns from The Painted Hinge
#2 Fall Maple Leaves Coasters Pattern
If you are crazy about the fall, you will absolutely love this crochet coaster pattern. These would make the perfect accessory for any fall-time tea party or lunch. Maybe a few pumpkins lying about nearby, a fall-themed bright-colored table runner, combined with these amazing crochet coasters. Patterns from The Painted Hinge
#3 Free Crochet Pattern for Coasters
These starfish crochet coasters are perfect for anyone who loves blue, water tones, and ocean-inspired home decor accessories. Moreover, this pattern is created using worsted-weight cotton yarn, and it is washable, so that’s another one of its merits. Patterns from Joann.com
#4 Crochet Sun Coasters Pattern
These bright and sunny crochet coasters are so vibrant, they’ll make any drink placed over them seem cheery and super drinkable. I feel a little bright-toned home item or table accessory can do a lot to the whole aesthetic and make the family mealtimes livelier and chipper. Patterns from Make and Takes
#5 Citrus Coaster Pattern
Monochrome and exquisite! I’m absolutely in love with this citrus coaster pattern, and these are so easy and fun to create. You’ll be able to complete this project in very little time, and the result is so gorgeous. You can use any good, fingering cotton yarn to create this pattern, and any good citrusy color would look great. Patterns from Ravelry
#6 Simple Crochet Coasters Pattern
Cute little vintage-style coasters, pretty plates, minimalistic and fresh table linen, and dainty china tea sets give me more pleasure than probably the food itself. You can use worsted weight cotton yarn for these because cotton is absorbent, so these. Patterns from Mama In A Stitch
#7 Simple Crochet Coaster Pattern
Taking one look at the name and then the pattern and you can tell why these are called the ‘Roller Coaster’ coasters, it is such a fun round pattern. It’s a super easy and very quick DIY crochet project, so you can even get a whole set ready in just one evening. Patterns from Haak Maar Raak
#8 Modern Crocheted Coasters
Doesn’t everything seem almost unreal when made in ombre! You just need to pick the perfect colors of yarn for this - any color family would give surreal results. Try this pattern and create some amazing sets of ombre coasters as a new year token, Christmas present, or a housewarming gift. Patterns from Crafts Tuts Plus
#9 Easy Crochet Coaster Pattern
These tasteful, cool-toned chain stitch coasters are such eye candies. Here I am picturing my juice beaker kept over one of these. I’m reminded of the Indonesian skies as the sun sets and seems to sink into the Indian Ocean. What a beauty this pattern is! Follow the link to try out the pattern. Patterns from Repeat Crafter Me
#10 Rainbow Coasters Pattern
For crafters that love a bold and vibrant project, these coasters are perfect for utilizing their skills. You’ll get to try out different techniques for this, including chain stitches, double crochet, full trebbles, half trebbles, and a magic ring, so be ready to get those crocheting fingers ready for a good workout. Patterns from Atelier Marie-Lucienne
#11 Easy Crochet Coasters Pattern
These colorful square coasters, made in super bright tones, are so easy and fun to create. Who doesn’t love cute mini pom-poms? You can make these in just one color or two contrasting tones. Making these in multiple colors is especially supply friendly as you can finally put to use any pieces of yarn that have been left over from your previous projects. Patterns from Repeat Crafter Me
#12 Chrysanthemum Crocheted Coasters
These Chrysanthemum coasters are so perfect for springtime brunches and tea parties. I absolutely love the cheerful colors used in this pattern. You can add these to your list of holiday-time presents this year, as these bright tones are so festive. Patterns from My Hobby Is Crochet
#13 Tea-Cup Crochet Coasters Pattern Free
These little tea-cup figure crochet coasters are super cute, so you can make a set of these and gift them to a friend who is crazy about their tea. This crochet coaster pattern is easy to create. Play with pretty colors of your choice, and you can even create and applique these to your other kitchen accessories like your cooking apron or table linen. Patterns from Divine Debris
#14 Teatime Pumpkin Coasters
Looking for cheerful, crochet coaster patterns? These teatime pumpkin coasters will brighten up your table, and these are absorbent, so your table’s surface will be effectively protected against spill stains. The tutorial includes step-by-step instructions, so it will be easy for beginners to understand this too. Patterns from Ira Rott
#15 Flower Crochet Coasters Pattern
These cheerful daisy coasters are made with worsted weight yarn and are a adorable table accessory for the hotter days. You can use these to brighten up your summertime drinks. If you love the pattern a little too much and would rather not risk spilling any drink on it, you can make a bunch of these, and string them up into a garland. Patterns from Whiskers & Wool
20 More Crochet Coaster Patterns
Crochet Coaster Patterns FAQs
What is the best crochet stitch for a coaster?
If you are making a plain coaster, then the best stitch is a single crochet or half double crochet. These stitches are dense and, as such will be great at absorbing any moisture or heat.
What diameter should a crochet coaster be?
Crochet coasters should be larger than the base of your mug or glass. A good size is 3.5 to 4 inches in diameter.
Crochet Coaster Patterns – In Conclusion
Coasters make a lovely housewarming gift, and they are timeless pieces, so you're bound to be remembered each time they use your creation. Also, if you are someone that loves their kitchen accessories and table linen even more than the food that you serve with these, then free crochet coaster patterns will be a treat for you.
You can also use these beauties as liners for your personalized gift boxes. I love using the bigger ones with cupcakes when I bake for a special someone.
More Free Crochet Patterns
I hope you enjoyed these free crochet patterns for coasters. Here are some more patterns: