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Modern Chunky Crochet Coasters – Free Pattern

Spruce up your coffee table with these easy modern chunky crochet coasters. Perfect for any room in the house, and they also make fantastic gifts for the holidays!

Today’s free crochet pattern is all about texture! So if you love texture, you’re going to love this pattern. This free crochet coaster pattern uses bulky yarn and is made using a two-stitch repeat.

Scroll down for the free pattern or continue to read through some of the inspiration behind this design.

a chunky cotton blue crochet coasters with a white cup on it

Modern Chunky Crochet Coasters

One of my all-time favorite crochet stitches is the granite stitch. It’s such a pretty simple stitch and works for a variety of different crochet projects. It’s also a very textured stitch when using a bulky yarn.

As I was making swatches with different types of yarn, I realized that this stitch would work great for a coaster. It’s a pretty dense stitch and when using the right yarn it creates the right thickness for a coaster.

This pattern would also work great as a hot pad or potholder. You could make a whole set for your home!

chunky cotton white coaster next to modern chunky blue crochet coaster

Crochet coasters for every table in the house

I love crocheting coasters and pretty much have them in every room. I’ve been known to have several cups of water randomly placed everywhere in our home. It drives my hubby crazy, especially when it leaves a rim mark.

So coasters are a must in my home. Anyhow, this chunky crochet coaster pattern can be made in one color or several different colors. If you’re choosing to work with more than one color, all you need to do is alternate rows.

This modern crochet coaster pattern is very easy and works up quickly so you don’t need a lot of yarn. It’s a great crochet stash buster project!

Textured coasters make the perfect house-warming gift!

One of my friends recently purchased a new home and I plan on sending her a set of these crochet textured coasters as a house-warming gift! Everyone could use a set of coasters. So I think this easy pattern would be the perfect thing to make for her.

Plus, homemade gifts are the best. What are some things that you have made for family and friends?

a stack of modern chunky crochet coasters with a twine wrapped around it

Easy Construction + Simple Stitches

The base of this pattern is very simple as you’re just crocheting a mini rectangle in the granite stitch. The granite stitch is a very simple stitch to learn, all you need to know is chain and single crochet.

Check this post out here if you need a refresher on this stitch (step-by-step video tutorial included).

After the base of the pattern is made, all that’s left to do is create a loop. Once the loop is made, all you need to do is cut an additional piece of yarn and wrap it around the loop. It’s that simple!

Yarn Choice

I choose to work with Ganxxet Double-Thick Cotton Air yarn. It’s a bulky cotton yarn that comes in a variety of different colors. My favorite colors in this yarn line are cherry blossom, charcoal, beige, and natural.

If you decide to go with another bulky yarn or can’t find bulky cotton yarn, you can always hold two worsted weight cotton yarns together and use that for the pattern. Want a marled effect, choose two different colored yarns!

I highly recommend using cotton yarn for these crochet coasters as you will be putting something hot on it. For example, acrylic yarn can actually melt when something hot is put on it. So I always recommend going with natural fiber for any crochet kitchen projects.

Plus, cotton yarn performs better if you spill something on it. Easier clean-up!

Other Crochet Kitchen Patterns

4 different free crochet home decor patterns: crochet potholder, coasters, hot pads, and boho coasters
  1. Modern Crochet Potholder – A beginner-friendly potholder pattern that is double-thick!
  2. Crochet Spiral Coasters – Crochet coasters that are made in the spiral.
  3. Crochet Spiral Hot Pads– A double-thick crochet hot pad that is perfect for in the kitchen.
  4. Boho Crochet Coasters – Add some flair to your coffee table with this boho-inspired cotton coasters.
a modern chunky white crochet coaster with a ceramic mug on top on a wooden table

Crochet Chunky Coasters Pattern

  • Get the Printable PDF Pattern HERE

Description:

Learn how to crochet these simple modern chunky coasters for your coffee table with this beginner-friendly pattern.

Crochet a total of 6 for the perfect house-warming gift!

Materials:

  • 1 ball of Cotton Air 3mm (bulky weight) in the color natural, 55 yards total. Or use 2 strands of a worsted weight cotton yarn.
  • Cotton yarn or twine rope (this will be used to wrap around the loop of the coaster).
  • Size 8.0 mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Size:

5″ x 5″ inches

Gauge:

The gauge is not important for this pattern.

Abbreviations:

sl sts – slip stitch: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch and loop on hook. 

ch – chain: Yarn over, pull through loop on hook.

sc – single crochet: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through, yarn over and pull through last two loops on hook.

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern written in U.S terms.
  • “sc 1” means make 1 single crochet into the next stitch.
  • ch 1 does not count as a stitch.

Modern Crochet Coaster Pattern

ch 12

R1: In 2nd ch from hook, sc across (11).

step 1 in crocheting a coaster is to single crochet

R2: Ch 1, sc 1 in first stitch, ch 1, skip next stitch, * sc 1 into next stitch, ch 1, skip next stitch. Repeat from * till last stitch, sc 1 in last stitch.

the second step in crocheting a coaster is to do the suzette stitch

R3: Ch 1, sc 1 in first stitch, sc into next chain space, * ch1, skip stitch, sc 1 into chain space. Repeat from * till last stitch, sc 1 in last stitch.

the third step is to continue doing the suzette stitch

R4: Repeat row 2

R5: Repeat row 3

R6: Repeat row 2

R7: Repeat row 3

R8: Repeat row 2

R9: Repeat row 3

Do not cut yarn, ch 6 (start of loop) and sl sts to last sc from the previous row.

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

Finishing:

Once the coaster is finished and tail ends have been weaved in, it’s time to add a piece of yarn to the loop of the coaster.

Cut a piece of yarn and wrap it around the loop 6 times, tie a knot and cut the yarn. You’re finished!

I hope you enjoyed this fun crochet coaster pattern! Let me know in the comments if you enjoyed this pattern or have any questions.

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3 different pictures of the free crochet coaster pattern

Gayle

Saturday 12th of February 2022

Iā€™ve made several sets of these using Knit Picks Dishie Cone with 3 strands held together. They turned out so cute! Thanks for the great pattern.

Nicky

Sunday 13th of February 2022

Your welcome!So glad you love the pattern. I love working with Dishie yarn, it's one of my favorite cotton yarns. All have to make one too! šŸ˜Š

Maria

Tuesday 6th of July 2021

Wow, beautiful coasters! I can't wait to make these.

Nicky

Wednesday 7th of July 2021

Thank you! I hope you enjoy making the coasters.