pretty spring crochet coasters

Over at the gorgeous woolhogs, every month they hold a made it challenge. For April, they added a theme ‘seasons’. I really fancied entering and this cute idea popped into my head.

I loved making them, and am hoping to sell some at some local craft fairs if I can take the plunge and be brave!

They are very simple and sweet to make, It’s really just the inside of a granny square, from another fave book of mine, Granny Squares, by Barbara Wilder, Melanie Sturm & Stephanie Gohr.

I used cotton yarn and a 3mm hook, but you can use whatever you like such is the beauty of crochet!

ch5 join with ss into first chain to form a ring. round1: 1ch, work 8 dc in ring. round2: new colour, slip stitch in any dc, 3ch, 1 tr, 1ch, 2tr in each dc, ss in top of first 3 ch. round3: new colour, slip stitch into any ch space between tr clusters, 3ch, 2tr into same space, 1ch, 3tr into each space, ss into first 3 ch. round4: new colour, ss into same space, 1 ch dc into next 2tr, 4tr into ch space dc into 2nd and 3rd tr, repeat till end, ss into first ch. Fasten off and darn in ends.

56 thoughts on “pretty spring crochet coasters

  1. these crochet coasters are very pretty Teresa! I believe you should really go and try to sell them at your local craft fairs; they are so pretty and feminine! 🙂 I hope you will be brave; I’m sure you will! 🙂

  2. These are too cute Teresa! Be brave and take that plunge! Go to the craft fair and show everyone your beautiful work. Last Spring, a friend and I hesitated about submitting a request for a very popular artisinal fair where we would bake up a storm of goodies. In the end, we took the plunge, were accepted and did quite well. It’s hard to step out of our comfort zone, but I say feel the fear and do it anyway!

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