Raji's Craft Hobby: Sunshine Crochet Coasters Easy Crochet Tutorial
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Monday 11 October 2021

Sunshine Crochet Coasters Easy Crochet Tutorial

Add a splash of color to your dining table with these cool and fresh Sunshine Crochet Coasters. I am definitely a fan of Crochet Coasters. One of my favorite projects to crochet has always been Crochet Coasters. I love making them.  Crochet coasters are among the easiest and the quickest patterns to make and they are absolutely perfect for using up your small bits of yarn stash.

They make great decor for your table setting and they make wonderful gifts for your loved ones , be it any occasion. Use them as coasters under your favorite drinks or you can also use them to decorate your tables by placing it under a vase .Brighten up your home decor with this wonderful handmade DIY Sunshine Crochet Coasters.

Materials Used:-
  • 4 Ply Cotton Knitting Yarn 
  • 4 mm Crochet Hook
Size:-
6 Inches - can be customized to any size

Notes:-
For this whole Pattern, the Starting Chain 2 is not counted as a stitch. It is Just to bring the yarn to a working height. Start the next stitch in the same stitch.

Here is the Video Tutorial:-


Round 1:-
Start with a Magic Circle.
Chain 4(the starting Chain 3 will be counted as a Double Crochet and the remaining stitch will be counted as Chain 1 space)
1 Double Crochet
Chain 1
Repeat(1DC,Ch 1) untill you have 12 Double Crochets.
Slip Stitch into the 3rd Chain.




Round 2:-
Slip Stitch into the Chain Space.
Chain 2
2 Double Crochets in the same space.
Repeat (2DC) in each of the chain spaces.
Slip Stitch on top of the first Double Crochet.
24 Stitches.


Round 3:-
Chain 2
1 Double Crochet .
(1 Double Crochet(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 
1 Front Post Treble Crochet in the stitch from the previous round i.e. Round 1(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC,(1DC,1FPtrbl(in the previous round))
Slip Stitch on top of the first Double Crochet.
36 Stitches.

How to make a Front Post Treble Crochet??...here it is.....!!
  • Yarn over hook twice, Insert the hook under the stitch i.e from the front of the stitch to the back of the stitch and  Pull up a loop(4 loops on hook). 
  • Yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook (3 loops remain on hook). 
  • Yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook (2 loops remain on hook).
  • Yarn over, pull 2 loops on hook (1 treble crochet complete).






Round 4:-
Chain 2
1 Double Crochet in 2 Stitches.
(1 Double Crochet(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 
1 Front Post Double Crochet in the same stitch(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*2,(1DC,1FPDC))
Slip Stitch on top of the first Double Crochet.
48 Stitches.



Round 5:-
Chain 2
1 Double Crochet in 3 Stitches.
(1 Double Crochet(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 
1 Front Post Double Crochet in the same stitch(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*3,(1DC,1FPDC))
Slip Stitch on top of the first Double Crochet.
60 Stitches.

Round 6:-
Chain 2
1 Double Crochet in 4 Stitches
(1 Double Crochet, 1 Front Post Double Crochet in the same stitch) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*4,(1DC,1FPDC))
Slip Stitch on top of the first Double Crochet. Change to the 2nd color while making the slip stitch.
72 Stitches.

Note:-
Keep repeating the increase pattern If you wish to make the coaster bigger.

Start each round with Chain 2.Start the next stitch in the same stitch.

The increase pattern will be as below:-

(1DC*5,(1DC,1FPDC))
(1DC*6,(1DC,1FPDC))
(1DC*7,(1DC,1FPDC))
(1DC*8,(1DC,1FPDC)).....and so on...!!!

Round 7:-
Chain 1.
1 Single Crochet each in the 6 stitches.
Chain 3 and 1 Single Crochet in the same stitch(i.e in the 6th Stitch)This stitch would align with the Front Post Double Crochet from the previous round.
Repeat(1SC*6,Chain 3, 1SC in the same stitch)
Slip stitch on top of the first single crochet and weave off.



Here is the Summary of the Pattern:-
 
Round 1:-
Start with a Magic Circle.
Ch4(the starting Ch3 will be counted as a DC and the remaining St will be counted as Ch1 space)
1 DC
Ch1
Repeat(1DC,Ch 1) untill you have 12 DCs.
SL into the 3rd Chain.

Round 2:-
SL into the Ch Space.
Ch2
2 DCs in the same space.
Repeat (2DC) in each of the Ch spaces.
SL on top of the first DC.
24 Sts.

Round 3:-
Ch2
1 DC .
(1 DC(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 1 FP Trbl Crochet in the St from the previous round i.e. Round 1(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC,(1DC,1FPtrbl(in the previous round))
SL on top of the first DC.
36 Sts.

Round 4:-
Ch2
1 DC in 2 Sts.
(1 DC(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 1 FP DC in the same St(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*2,(1DC,1FPDC))
SL on top of the first DC.
48 Sts.

Round 5:-
Ch2
1 DC in 3 Sts.
(1 DC(change yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops), 1 FP DC in the same St(change back to the first yarn color while pulling the yarn through the last 2 loops)) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*3,(1DC,1FPDC))
SL on top of the first DC.
60 Sts.

Round 6:-
Ch2
1 DC in 4 Sts.
(1 DC, 1 FP DC in the same St) - this makes 1 increase 
Repeat(1DC*4,(1DC,1FPDC))
SL on top of the first DC. Change to the 2nd color while making the SL.
72 Sts.

Round 7:-
Ch1.
1 SC each in the 6 Sts.
Ch3 and 1 SC in the same St(i.e in the 6th St)This St would align with the FP DC from the previous round.
Repeat(1SC*6,Ch3, 1SC in the same St)
SL on top of the first SC and weave off.

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