Spring Bling Coasters are a super sweet coaster design that will make every cuppa that extra bit fancy and happy!

Quick to whip up and great for stash busting.
Ideal for gifting or market stall stock.

One of the coaster and petal design variants is available for free on my blog.

For the pdf version of the pattern with multiple coaster and petal options   from Ravelry.

This is an original pattern by Farrah Jane Tate. You are welcome to sell products you have made using my patterns; however, I ask that you refer to the exact name of my pattern somewhere in the text of your listing. You may not copy, re-publish, sell, distribute, translate without permission, or claim my photos or patterns as your own in any way. This pattern may not be used in a classroom/workshop setting without my permission. Please note: If you have downloaded this pattern from an unofficial site (other than RavelryLove Crafts, Etsy, or my personal blog), this will be an unauthorised version and may not be the most current version. Please visit one of these sites to download an official, version-controlled copy.

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Pattern Details

  • Recommended Yarn: DK/8 ply/Cat. 3 weight yarn ~10g/0.35Oz per coaster. Worsted yarn may also be used; however, coasters will be bigger than the size listed below. Any fibre/yarn that is easy to wash and does not readily pill (such as cotton, cotton blends, easy wash wool, and non-pill or low-pill acrylic). Example projects: Refer to Appendix A.
  • Hook Size: Use yarn label instructions as a guide for selecting hook size. Swatch to determine the optimal hook size for your tension. Example projects:  4mm/G.
  • Coaster Size: Varies with chosen yarn and design variant, however approximate size of coasters made in DK yarn: 11.5-14cm/4.5-5.5in in diameter.
  • Skill Level: Intermediate.
  • Stitch Terminology: US. Refer to Abbreviations and Special Stitch Instructions.
  • Gauge: Specific gauge not required/not important for this item.
  • Pattern Synopsis: Constructed in the round, commencing with a circle. Rounds 1 to 3 construct the flower inner circle and then Rounds 4 to 6 (depending on design option) construct the petals. Instructions are provided for both an unstructured coaster (on this blog, with five rounds in total) and a structured coaster (in pattern pdf, with up to six rounds in total).
  • Social Media Share: Please tag me @TheCrochetFix and Hash Tag your projects #SpringBlingCoasters.

Abbreviations

  • 2DCCl = Two Double Crochet Cluster. Refer to Special Stitch Instructions.
  • Beg = Beginning.
  • BL = Back Loop.
  • Ch = Chain.
  • DC = Double Crochet.
  • Fin = Finishing.
  • FL = Front Loop.
  • FLO = Front Loop Only.
  • FpDC = Double Crochet around the front of the stitch post.
  • FpSC = Single Crochet around the front of the stitch post.
  • FpSC-Pct = FpSC with picot. Refer to Special Stitch Instructions.
  • HDC = Half Double Crochet.
  • HTR = Half Treble Crochet. Refer to Special Stitch Instructions.
  • Invis Join = Invisible Join. Refer to Special Stitch Instructions.
  • MC = Magic Circle.
  • Prev = Previous.
  • Rem = Remaining.
  • Rnd = Round.
  • SC = Single Crochet.
  • Sk = Skip.
  • Sl St = Slip Stitch.
  • St = Stitch.
  • TR = Treble Crochet. Refer to Special Stitch Instructions.
  • Yo = Yarn over (hook).

Special Stitch Instructions

Note:  Refer to Spring Bling Coasters YouTube Playlist for 2DCCl, FpSC-Pct and Invis Join tutorials.

2DCCL: Yo, insert hook through st, yo, pull through a loop (three loops on hook), yo, pull yarn through first two loops on hook (two loops rem on hook), yo insert hook through same st as previous, yo, pull through a loop (four loops on hook), yo, pull yarn through first two loops on hook (three loops rem on hook), yo, pull yarn through rem three loops on hook.

FpSC-Pct: FpSC, Ch 4, Sl St into FLO of FpSC that was just made.

HTR: Yo twice, insert hook through st, yo, pull through a loop, yo, pull through two loops on hook (three loops rem on hook), yo, pull through rem three loops on hook.

Invis Join: Remove loop from hook, insert hook from back to front (through BL and then FL) of st that join is to be made in, return yarn loop to hook, pull yarn loop through st (from front to back), gently pull yarn end to tighten join.

TR: Yo twice, insert hook through st, yo, pull through a loop, yo, pull through two loops on hook (three loops rem on hook), yo, pull through two loops on hook (two loops rem on hook), yo, pull through rem two loops on hook.

Pattern Instructions

Note:

  • Instructions for the Unstructured coaster design are provided on this blog. For structured coaster design refer to Ravelry pdf. The structured coaster design will require slightly more yarn per coaster than the unstructured coaster design.
  • A single petal design option is provided on this blog. Multiple Round 5 petal options are provided in Ravelry pdf.
  • Refer to Spring Bling Coasters YouTube Playlist for location to work Round 5 st
  • Beg Ch 1/Ch 2 are not included in st count, unless indicated.
  • Invis Join/Sl St to complete the round are not included in st count.
  • If preferred, Sl St can be substituted for Invis Join.
  • If preferred, FpSC-Pct loop can be lengthened by using Ch 5 or Ch 6 instead of Ch 4.
  • A stitch count follows each round instructions in ( ).

Unstructured Coaster

Beg Circle: Leaving a beg yarn tail of length sufficient to sew in, make a circle, either using a MC, or Ch 4 and Sl St into first Ch.

Round 1 – DC: Ch 2, DC ten times in circle, Sl St into first DC (i.e. sk beg Ch 2). (10 DC)

Round 2 – DC: Ch 2, DC twice in each st around circumference, Sl St into first DC (i.e. sk beg Ch 2). (20 DC)

Round 3 – DC: Ch 2, DC twice in each st around circumference, Sl St into first DC (i.e. sk beg Ch 2). (40 DC)

Round 4 – FpSC & FpSC-Pct: Ch 1, FpSC around first st, FpSC-Pct around next st, *FpSC around next st, FpSC-Pct around next st, rep from * around circumference, Invis Join into first FpSC (i.e. sk beg Ch 1). (20 FpSC, 20 FpSC-Pct)

Round 5A – Wide Petals with Sl St Gap: Working all Rnd 5 st into both loops of Rnd 3 st (and behind Rnd 4 st): Sl St into next Rnd 3 st, Ch 4, TR in same st, TR twice in next st, TR in next st, Ch 4, Sl St into same st (Petal made), Sl St into next two st, *Ch 4, TR in same st, TR twice in next st, TR in next st, Ch 4, Sl St into same st (Petal made), Sl St into next two st * rep from * around circumference (fin in st that first petal was commenced in). (10 Petals separated by a Sl St)

OR Round 5B – Wide Petals with No Gap: Refer to Ravelry pdf.

OR Round 5C – Narrow Petals: Refer to Ravelry pdf.

Finishing: Fasten off yarn, leaving a yarn tail of sufficient length to sew in. Sew in beg and fin yarn ends securely on reverse of coaster.

Structured Coaster & 3D petal option

Refer to Ravelry pdf.

Pattern Support

Pattern support is available via thecrochetfix Facebook page.

Pattern Versioning

Version Date Comments
0.1 – 0.2 15/05/2024 Initial draft
0.3 19/06/2024 Corrections and enhancements from testing

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to the following testers for testing this coaster design:

  • Tania Barry – @shewgirlscrochetcreations on IG, shewgirl on Ravelry.
  • Shannon Maughan – @the.crafty.runner on IG, TheCraftyRunner on Ravelry.
  • Leisa Tolhurst
  • Sheela Bijea – @sheelabijea on IG, Kaikelasa on Ravelry.
  • Ritha Vishwanath – Ritha on Ravelry.
  • Richelle Cricks – @richellecricks on IG, richelle362 on Ravelry.
  • Mary Anne Guarini – @Mguarini on Ravelry.

Appendix A: Example Projects

Unstructured Design

Round 5A

  • Yarn: ~8g/0.3Oz of 4 Seasons Marvel 8 Ply yarn in Peach and Light Grey.
  • Hook: 4mm/G.
  • Size: ~12cm/4.75” in diameter.

Round 5B

  • Yarn: ~12g/0.4Oz of Lincraft Makr Recycled Cotton Yarn in Orange (506) .
  • Hook: 4mm/G.
  • Size: ~12cm/4.75” in diameter.
  • Variation: FpSC-Pct uses Ch 5 instead of Ch 4.

Structured Design

Flat Petals – Round 5A

  • Yarn: ~10g/0.4Oz of 4 Seasons Marvel 8 Ply yarn in Light Grey.
  • Hook: 4mm/G.
  • Size: ~12.5cm/5” in diameter.

Flat Petals – Round 5C

  • Yarn: ~10g/0.4Oz of 4 Seasons Flinders Cotton 8 Ply yarn in Avocado (green).
  • Hook: 4mm/G.
  • Size: ~11.5cm/4.5” in diameter.

3D Petals

  • Yarn: ~13g/0.5Oz of 4 Seasons Marvel 8 Ply yarn in Light Grey.
  • Hook: 4mm/G.
  • Size: ~14cm/5.5” in diameter.