Easy 10-Minute Coaster Crochet Pattern (FREE)

Looking for a fast & easy coaster crochet pattern so you can whip up a quick gift?

Flaunt your crochet skills with this super simple, yet pretty coaster that's not just decorative, but also useful.

If you're a beginner crocheter, you'll find the step-by-step photo instructions helpful. You'll also find a Free PDF printable version of the coaster crochet pattern that you can instantly download.

Bonus: I've designed some cute printable coaster tags that you're welcome to download for Free & add to your coaster sets when you gift them.

The important thing about crochet coasters is that they lay flat, so make sure that you have the correct stitch count and crochet hook size that fits the yarn you're using.

You could use any type of yarn, really... but cotton or a cotton blend would be ideal for this coaster project because you want a fiber that picks up moisture & spills and is easily washable.

I've included a few Frequently Asked Questions that concern coaster crochet patterns, but if you have any other questions, please get in touch and I'll be happy to answer them for you.

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Coaster Crochet Pattern PDF Printable

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How To Crochet A Coaster

What You’ll Learn

  • How to crochet a flat circle using the double crochet (dc) stitch
  • How to crochet a circle in the round (joining rounds with sl st)
  • How to increase in each round to ensure your circle lays flat
  • How to add edging to round coasters
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about crochet coasters

Materials Needed

Abbreviations Used In Pattern

Skill Level



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Gauge is not crucial for this crochet coaster, however, if you want a specific diameter, use a tape measure & add more rounds if you'd want to have a larger coaster.

My coasters turned out to be about 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter.

Instructions For Easy Crochet Coaster

Round 1

  • ch2 (counts as first dc), then into that circle you just created, work 9 dc stitches.
Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - Magic Circle
  • Join to first dc stitch with a sl st (10).

Round 2:

  • ch 2 (counts as first dc).
Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - ch 2

  • dc into same st as ch 2.
  • 2 dc in each stitch around.
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  • Join with a sl st into top of beginning ch (20).
Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - ending round 2

Round 3: 

  • ch 2.
  • dc into same st as ch 2.
  • [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st], repeat [ ] around.
    More detailed explanation: you crochet 1 dc stitch in the next stitch, then 2 dc stitches in the following stitch, then 1 dc in the stitch after that... and keep alternating between 1 then 2 stitches all the way around.
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  • Join with a sl st into top of beginning ch (30).
Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - Round 3

Round 4:

  • [ch 5, skip a st, sl st into next st] repeat [ ] around. 
Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - Starting Round 4

More detailed explanation of Round 4: you start with a chain 5, then skip a stitch & slip stitch into the following stitch.

Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - Start Edging

This will start forming loops which will be the decorative edging around your coaster.

Coaster Crochet Pattern Free - Round 4 Loops

Once you've completed your edging, cut your yarn leaving a 4 inch tail & fasten off (by pulling your yarn through your last loop).

Using your darning needle, weave in your ends on the back side of your coaster (stitch back & forth into a couple of stitches in the back to secure your yarn & make sure it doesn't unravel. Cut off the excess with your scissors.

Voila! You're done!! 

Now you can make several of these to give away as a set. They do really make great gifts 🙂

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Coaster Crochet Gift Tag PDF Printable

Are you crocheting these cute coasters to give away as gifts? Well I've designed some printable gift tags you're welcome to download.


Frequently Asked Questions About Crochet Coasters:

I'll answer some of the questions people ask most about crocheting Coasters like:

How do you crochet a simple coaster?

There are many ways to crochet coasters. Some are square or rectangular, while others are round.

You could use any stitch to crochet a square or rectangular coaster as long as it is not too bulky. 

You want your crochet coaster to lay as flat as possible so your drink sits balanced on it properly.

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How much yarn do I need to crochet a coaster?

One 50g skein of cotton yarn would be more than enough to crochet 6 coasters.

What are crochet coasters used for?

Coasters are decorative items you can use to place under hot or cold drinks. They serve to soak up moisture or spills and protect the surface/table underneath. 

You can crochet themed coasters to fit the season. Make orange ones for Halloween, white & red ones for Christmas, or bright colored ones for the summer season.

Can you use a granny square as a coaster?

For sure! You can totally use a granny square as a funky coaster! It's like giving your crochet projects a double duty—making something stylish and practical at the same time. How awesome is that?

Grab your favorite yarn, your trusty crochet hook, and mix and match colors to create a vibrant and eye-catching coaster. Crochet or assemble a groovy granny square in the size that you think would fit nicely under a cup/glass.

Once you've got your hip granny square coaster, it's time to put it to work. Pop it under your steaming cup of joe or your frosty glass of lemonade. Your coaster will protect your surfaces from any unwanted condensation rings or pesky heat. Plus, it adds a touch of retro crochet goodness to your home decor.

And guess what? These funky granny square coasters make awesome gifts too! Whip up a bunch of them in different colors and patterns, and share the crochet love with your family and friends. They'll be impressed by your crochet skills and will have the coolest coasters in town.

So get your crochet groove on, my friend, and let those granny squares rock as fabulous coasters. Crochet with joy, embrace the fun, and let your crochet projects shine in all their funky glory!

Don't know how to crochet a granny square yet? Check out this post to learn now.


I hope you enjoyed this coaster crochet pattern. All you need to do now is to make a few of these in your favorite colors!

You'll end up making a whole lot and gifting them to friends and family. Oh, isn't this just the easiest and fastest crochet project ever?

Let me know if you have any questions and...

Happy crocheting!

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