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Quick And Easy Coaster For Beginners Shine – FREE PATTERN

Mandala coaster free pattern

I would like to share one of my first crochet patterns I have created. Very simple mandala coaster is quick and easy to make. Most of the stitches are very friendly for beginners – single crochet, double crochet, chain, slip stitch. There is only one stitch that is an exception – long single crochet. But no worries, I will show how to crochet this stitch.

With this pattern you can make a beautiful coasters for coffee. Also if you will use larger weight yarns, then it might be cute small mandala doily or framed wall hanging.

Skill level: easy
Size: approx. 11 cm in diameter

Introduction

Materials

Yarn – Scheepjes Catona, 50 g = 125 m

  • Color G (grey) – 074 Mercury
  • Color A (amethyst) – 240 Amethyst
  • Color F (fir green) – 525 Fir

Crochet hook size 2,5 mm

Scheepjes Catona yarn: https://amzn.to/3VsA4yo
Crochet hook: https://amzn.to/3AQIyG6

Abbreviations

ch – chain
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
lsc – long single crochet
st – stitch
slst – slipstitch

Mandala Coaster Pattern

Round 1:
With G yarn start into magic ring with ch 3 (counts as dc), 11 dc. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (12 dc)

Round 2:
With A yarn start in any st. ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in the same st, *2 dc in each st* repeat 11 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (12*2dc=24 dc)

Round 3:
With F yarn start in one of the spaces between 2 dc groups. ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc, *3 dc into the space between 2 dc groups from round 2* repeat 11 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (12*3 dc=36 dc)

Round 4:
With G yarn start in first st of any 3 dc group. ch 1 (counts as sc), 2 sc, 1 long sc into into the space in the middle of 2 dc on the round 2, *3 sc, 1 long sc into the space in the middle of 2 dc on the round 2* repeat 11 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. ((3 sc+1 lsc)*12 = 48 sc)

Watch here how to crochet long single crochet:

Round 5:
With A yarn start in any st. ch 1 (counts as sc), ch 1, skip 1, *1 sc, ch 1, skip 1* repeat 23 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with slst. (24 ch+sc)

Round 6:
With G yarn start in any ch 1 space. ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc into chain space, *3 dc into chain space* repeat 23 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (3 dc * 24 = 72 dc)

Round 7:
With F yarn start in any st. ch 1 (counts as sc), 71 sc. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (72 sc)

Round 8:
With G yarn start in any st. ch 1 (counts as sc), 71 sc. Join with start of the round with slst. Do not cut the yarn. (72 sc)

Round 9:
Continue with G yarn. ch 1, 1 sc into the same st, skip 1, 4 dc shell into one st, skip 1, *sc, skip 1, 4 dc shell into one st, skip 1* repeat 17 times. Fasten off yarn. Join with start of the round with invisible join. (18 4dc-shell + sc)

Weave in yarn ends. After finishing the coaster, I recommend doing blocking with iron. Put coaster with wrong side up. Put wet towel on top. Iron shortly.

Pattern Copyright by Lyjo Lelijo. All rights reserved. Please do not copy or share the pattern in full or in parts. You may sell finished items, only if you mention Lyjo Lelijo as the designer.

Additional Resources

Printable PDF Pattern

Printable PDF pattern (including crochet diagram and photos of rounds, color schema, uncolored schema for planning your design).

You can buy it:

Youtube Videos

Youtube short video with step by step:

Few ideas for color combinations:

Blocking mandala coaster with iron and wet towel:

Happy Crocheting!

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