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Ultimate List of FREE Crochet Coaster Patterns

Looking for the perfect crochet coaster patterns? There are so many great designs out there! Whether you’re looking for something square or round, boho or classic, I’ve got you covered!

crochet coaster collage

Have you crocheted a coaster before? Coasters are a fantastic pattern for beginner and advanced crocheters alike for many reasons.

They’re generally pretty quick and simple to make, which makes them the perfect, satisfying one-sitting project. Additionally, they use minimal yarn, so they’re economical and fantastic for stash-busting!

They also make neat gifts and are great for adding hints of brightness to your kitchen.

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How do you crochet a coaster?

There are a variety of methods for crocheting coasters. By far the most common is making a simple circle—starting from the center, and gradually making the coaster bigger while using increases to keep it flat.

However, you can also make square coasters by working back and forth in rows, or mug rugs by working in rows and attaching mini fringe at the end.

In addition, there are unique coasters made from the shapes of animals, hearts, etc. These often have a different construction.

The bottom line, though, is that coasters are usually very easy to make. Many of the patterns I’m about to show you have tutorials and videos to help you through the process if you’re a beginner!

Which Yarn is Best for Crochet coasters?

Great question! Overall, the best choice of yarn for crochet coasters is cotton. Cotton checks all of the boxes: it is absorbent, durable, and fairly easy to wash.

Now that being said, you can also use acrylic to make coasters. Cotton is considered superior because of its absorbency, but that doesn’t mean acrylic is necessarily bad for coasters.

The main difference is that any water that collects on top of the coaster will not soak into an acrylic coaster (making it easier to roll off onto a surface).

You may hear that acrylic doesn’t do well with heat. While this is true, people generally don’t use coasters for anything hotter than a coffee cup. So as long as you don’t try to use your coaster as a potholder, you should be fine!

So to sum up, I use both when making coasters. I haven’t had any huge issues with either cotton or acrylic!

32 Crochet Coaster Patterns – The List!

Without further ado, let’s get to all the amazing coaster patterns! Feel free to use the table of contents below to navigate to your desired section for easy reading.

Table of Contents

  1. Round Crochet Coasters
  2. Square Crochet Coasters
  3. Flower Crochet Coasters
  4. Crochet Mug Rugs
  5. Extra Cute Coasters

Easy Round Crochet Coasters

First up, let’s start by looking at simple round coaster patterns! Round coasters are classic, but that doesn’t mean they are boring. I think you’ll love these designs.

Lacy and Delicate Coaster

Let’s kick these patterns off with the gorgeous Lacy and Delicate Coasters! I love the lacy texture of these ones. One of my favorite things about this pattern is that it’s not just one pattern, but three! Each variation is so pretty, you won’t be able to stop at just one. Place 3-6 of these together in a cute little pack and you’ve got yourself the perfect little last-minute gift or addition to your craft fair table!

Designer: Han Jan Crochet

Yarn Used: Stylecraft Recreate DK

Picot Coaters

Next, I’d like to show you these Picot Coasters! I love the almost “starburst” effect these ones have. Another fun thing about these coasters is that you can use anywhere from 1-5 colors to customize them specifically to you! Additionally, they’re great for beginners and perfect for stash-busting!

Designer: Sweet Bee Crochet

Yarn Used: Bernat Handicrafter

Forget Me Not Lace Coasters

Are you looking for something with a pretty flower motif? These Forget Me Not Lace Coasters are perfect! These delicate coasters feature a beautiful, round lacy border with a cute, subtle flower on the inside. Alternating between two colors give these coasters such and elegant, clean look that make them perfect for gift-giving or for personal use!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Mary Maxin Mellowspun Yarn

Icicle Coasters

This next pattern is more of a holiday design, but if you change up the colors, it can easily be perfect for any season! These Icicle Coasters are super cute and simple. Seriously, all you need is one skein of any neutral color of your choosing along with whatever bits of scrap yarn you have lying around, and you can make tons in just one sitting!

Designer: Regina P Designs

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver

Super Simple Coasters

Like the name implies, these Super Simple Coasters are perfect for beginners! Since they only use two basic stitches, they’re quick to work up and look gorgeous every time. I just love the popcorn stitch edging! Even if you’re a more experienced crocheter, these coasters have such a neat, modern look to them that you’ll want to make a few for yourself as well!

Designer: Sigoni Macaroni

Yarn Used: Paintbox Yarns

Easy 10-Minute Coaster

The last round pattern I want to show you is this Easy 10-Minute Coaster! If you’re looking for something super quick, this pattern is for you. These coasters are mostly composed of single crochets, so they’re really simple to work up as well. The chain stitch petal-like edging gives it a cute look as well that’s perfect for any season!

Designer: Start Crochet

Yarn Used: Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn

beginner 10 minute crochet coaster

Square Coasters

Next, here are some unique square-shaped coasters! Some of these are made back and forth it rows, while others use unique construction.

Wordle Coaster

First up, check out the Wordle Coaster. If you’ve played the game before, you know how popular and addictive it is, haha. These fun coasters resemble it perfectly and would make a great gift for any of your Wordle-loving friends!

Designer: Golden Lucy Crafts

Yarn Used: Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn

wordle crochet coaster

Pretty Granny Square Coaster

Are you looking for something a bit more elegant? If so, then these Pretty Square Coasters are for you! This pattern is relatively simple to make and has a unique, almost vintage-y feel. These coasters would make the perfect addition to your kitchen or coffee table!

Designer: Crochet ‘n’ Create

Yarn Used: King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn

granny square crochet coaster

Frog Coasters

Next up is a fun one: the Frog Coaster! This coaster is so bright and happy, which makes it the perfect piece to add some color and brightness to your decor!

These coasters are made extra thick and durable so that they’ll be sure to last you for years to come. If you have any frog-loving friends or family members, you should definitely give this one a try!

Designer: Stitch by Fay

Yarn Used: Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK

frog tapestry crochet coaster

Modern Chunky Crochet Coasters

If you’re looking for a more subtle/simple design, this Modern Chunky Coaster pattern is for you! These coasters are made using extra chunky yarn and are only a simple, two row-repeat, so they work up so quickly and easily!

The other great thing about these coasters is that you can use many colors for a more customized look, or just stick to one color for a more modern feel.

Designer: Jewels and Jones

Yarn Used: Cotton Air Yarn

modern chunky crochet coaster

Square Boho Bobble Coasters

Here’s another fun pattern: the Square Boho Bobble Coasters! These coasters have the most uniquely fun texture thanks to the fringe and bobble stitch! You can use just about any worsted weight yarn you have lying around to whip up a bunch of these and have a whole set in no time at all!

Designer: You Should Craft

Yarn Used: Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn

crochet bobble coaster

Spiked Boxes Stitch Coasters

The last square pattern I’d like to show you is this fun, two-in-one stitch and coaster pattern! These Spiked Boxes Coasters have such a thick, unique texture that makes them perfect for protecting your surfaces as well as gives them a clean, modern look. It’s only a 2 stitch repeat, so once you get the hang of it, they work up pretty quickly!

Designer: Hooks, Books, and Wanderlust

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice

spiked boxes coasters

Flower Coasters

The next few patterns I’d like to show you can be made just in time for spring (but personally, I use my flower coasters all year round!) 🙂

Unique Flower Coaster

First up is one of my patterns: the Unique Flower Coaster! This pattern features a classic, 6-petal flower look that gives you endless options for customization! You can really choose any combo of colors you’d like and switch them up so that each coaster is unique! These would make beautiful gifts or add some pretty brightness to your home.

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Peaches ‘N Cream Yarn

crochet flower coaster

Fun and Easy Flower Coasters

Next up, check out these Fun and Easy Coasters! Aren’t they so fun? I love how bright and happy each one looks. Each coaster is a generous 6 inches across, so they’re perfect for protecting your coffee table from any number of drinks and foods. T

hese coasters are also pretty simple to make, so they’re great for beginners who want to practice some more unique stitches!

Designer: Annie Design Crochet

Yarn Used: Aran Cotton Yarn

round crochet flower coaster

Sunflower Coaster

Next are these super cute Sunflower Coasters! There’s something just so bright and happy about sunflowers, which makes them the perfect thing to brighten up your home with!

On top of being fun, these coasters are seriously quick and simple to make. They require only basic stitches and take just 20 minutes to make! These would make wonderful gifts for any sunflower lovers in your life.

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Heartland and Yarn Bee Soft

crochet sunflower coaster pattern

Square Flower Motif/Coaster

Another fun design is the Square Flower Motif. Unlike the last few patterns, this one features a flower-like center with a square shaped border. Since there are several individual rows, this pattern gives lots of room for color customization!

Additionally, this pattern is super versatile since you can use them as coasters, sew a few together to make a cup cozy, etc.!

Designer: Made by Gootie

Yarn Used: Paintbox Cotton DK

square flower coaster

Flower Drink Coaster & Caddy

Lastly, meet the Flower Drink Coaster! Similar to the Unique Flower Coaster, this one features 6 individual petals that give it a soft and classic flower-look.

They’re quick and simple to make, and they’re perfect for using up scrap yarn since you can make so many in different colors. This pattern also comes with instructions on how to make cup caddies for some added cuteness and practicality!

Designer: A Crocheted Simplicity

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Rewind Yarn

easy crochet flower coasters and caddy

Crochet Mug Rug Patterns

Another cute way to protect your tables is through some mug rugs! They’re slightly bigger than a regular coaster and rectangular-shaped, which leaves some extra room for not only a drink, but also for a small snack as well. Sort of like a mini placement mat!

Without further ado, here are some of my favorite patterns.

Monstera Leaf Mug Rug

Firstly, meet the Monstera Leaf Mug Rug! This leaf design is so popular right now, and I can see why! It’s so cute and ties in well with just about any home decor style. This mug rug is no exception!

The pattern uses the tapestry crochet technique to create a clean leaf motif in the center. If you’re a beginner, don’t let that scare you! It’s a lot simpler than it looks, and this pattern is the perfect way to get your feet wet in this technique. And the best part? There are no ends to weave in!

Designer: The Loopy Lamb

Yarn Used: WeCrochet Dishie

monstera leaf crochet mug rug

PositiviTea Mug Rug

Next is the PositiviTea Mug Rug! Similar to the last design, this pattern uses the tapestry crochet method to create a unique, two-toned pattern throughout the whole mug rug. It’s so small and so simple that it makes a great beginner’s project!

Designer: Stitch by Fay

Yarn Used: Fiddlesticks Finch

black and white plus sign mug rug

Caia Mug Rug

If you’re looking for something even simpler, then this Caia Mug Rug pattern is for you! This pattern is a bit quicker and simpler to make than the last few, which makes it ideal for making several as a last-minute gift, etc.

This rug is clean-looking, yet features a thick and unique texture thanks to the cluster single crochet stitch! If you’re looking for a quick, one sitting project, this one is perfect!

Designer: Through the Loop Crochet

Yarn Used: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton

simple crochet mug rug

Seaside Mug Rug

Next, check out the Seaside Mug Rug! This pattern has a gorgeous, beachy texture that’s created using the shell stitch. Since this pattern uses larger stitches, it works up quickly and easily, which makes it perfect for those lazier crochet days. These rugs are so cute and would make a great summer decor piece or gift for any of your beach-loving friends!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Mary Maxin Ultra Mellowspin Yarn

Mug Rug Coaster Pattern

Zigzag Mug Rug

The last mug rug pattern I’d like to show you is this fun Zigzag Mug Rug! This pattern is extra fun because there is so much leeway for customization with any number of color combinations.

You could keep it simple with one or two colors, add a fun and bright twist with several colors, customize them for different seasons, the options are endless! If you’d like to try your hand at the chevron stitch, this one is a great pattern to try!

Designer: Cosy Rosie

Yarn Used: Paintbox Yarns Simply Cotton

zig zag crochet mug rugs

Holiday Coasters

If you’re looking for some more specifically themed holiday coasters, then these next few patterns are for you! We’ll look at some Fall, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day themed coasters.

Pumpkin Coasters

First up is one of my patterns: the Pumpkin Coasters! These cute little coasters are the perfect thing to spice up your Fall decor this year! Each coaster works up super fast and can be made with just a little bit of your favorite worsted weight yarn. Additionally, this pattern comes with two design variations in case you want to make a couple of each!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver

Crochet Pumpkin Coaster Pattern

Crochet Christmas Tree Coasters

Next up, check out these Christmas Tree Coasters. Similar to the last design, this pattern features two different variations that each have a similar, yet unique look. I love the more mug rug-look and cozy, Nordic feel these ones have! These would also make great gifts for a loved one.

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn Used: WeCrochet CotLin

crochet christmas tree coasters

Crochet Snowman Coasters

Here’s another fun Christmas coaster pattern: the Snowman Coasters! These guys are so cute, and so simple to make and customize with different accessories and facial features! They’re fast and fun to make and will add the perfect amount of warmth to your home.

Designer: Crochet 365 Knit Too

Yarn Used: Paintbox Cotton Aran yarn

crochet snowman coasters

Snowflake Coasters

Are you looking for something a little more elegant? These Snowflake Coasters are just the thing! This design has a beautiful, mosaic-look that fits beautifully with just about any color scheme. This pattern is actually quite simple, so it’s a perfect introduction to the mosaic technique for beginners!

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn Used: Brighton 4 Seasons

crochet snowflake coasters

4th of July Crochet Coasters

Next, take a look at these 4th of July Coasters! These patriotic coasters are so cute and come in three simple variations! The great thing about these ones is that you can really customize them for any season or occasion by simply changing up the colors. If you’re on a time crunch, these coasters are great!

Designer: Banana Moon Stdios

Yarn Used: Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread

4th of july crochet coasters

Heart Coasters

This last pattern is perfect for Valentine’s Day! These Heart Coasters are so sweet and so very simple to make. Made in only six rounds, these are great for using up bits of scrap yarn or for making as a last minute Valentine’s gift!

Designer: Hooked on Patterns

Yarn Used:Rico Creative Cotton Aran Yarn

crochet heart coasters

Extra Cute Coasters

The last few patterns I’d like to show you are some extra cute designs for any time of year!

Cute Cat Coaster

To start off, meet the Cute Cat Coaster! Perfect for any of you cat lovers out there, these coasters are made in a round and complete with a little tail and facial details! These coasters are especially fun to make in lots of different colors so that your can have a whole set to brighten up your kitchen with!

Designer: Crochet 365 Knit Too

Yarn Used: Lily Sugar N’ Cream

crochet cat coaster

Related: Amigurumi Cat Pattern

Coffee Time Mug Rug

What better place to house your coffee like a Coffee Time Mug Rug? This mug rug is super cute and simple to make. Like some of the other pattern shown, this design uses the tapestry crochet technique to create its cute coffee motif in the center. Luckily, this project is small and simple, so it’s a great place to start/practice this technique for beginners!

Designer: The Loopy Lamb

Yarn Used: WeCrochet Dishie

crochet coffee time mug rug

Koala Coasters

Next up, meet the Koala Coasters! These cuties are super simple and quick to make, which makes them perfect to use as last minute gifts or craft show fillers. If you don’t want to use them as coasters, they can easily work as appliques, be strung together to make bunting, etc.! These are also great for kiddos, or any koala lover in your life!

Designer: Hooked on Patterns

Yarn Used: Aran Cotton Worsted Weight Yarn

crochet koala coaster

Donut Bear Coasters

Lastly, if you’re looking for something with some charm and whimsy or just something that’s FUN..this Donut Bear Coaster is for you! These coasters are simple to make, and since they use two layers, they’re extra thick and durable as well! These would also make fun gifts and party favors.

Designer: Stitch by Fay

Yarn Used: Paintbox Yarns DK

donut crochet coaster

Conclusion

As you can see, there are SO many unique types of crochet coaster patterns. Whether you make a round, square, flower, or holiday coaster, it is sure to add a nice touch to your home decor. I hope you enjoyed these patterns and found the perfect project to complete today!

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