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Free Crochet Pattern: Star Flower Coasters

This coaster is the perfect quick gift! And this free Star Flower Coaster crochet pattern is the perfect coaster.

Depending on the yarn you choose, it may look like a snowflake, a star, or a flower! Use white or silver metallic for snowflakes you can hang up; gold, red, and green to add that extra something to the wrapping of a present;. Or make a set in pastels for a spring housewarming.

Taking under 20 yards of worsted weight yarn, this project is a great use for your scrap yarn.

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This project is part of Marly Bird’s 24 Days of Quickies! Every day in December, find free crochet and knit patterns from popular bloggers that are quick to make. The premium version of this pattern was free only on December 22, 2022, but you can still get the free version below, or purchase the premium version using the buttons below!

White 6-pointed coaster, with a glimpse of a red and a green coaster

The Yarn

Craft Yarn Council icon 4- medium weight yarn

Worsted-weight yarn means this project doesn’t take long to do, and scrap yarn is perfectly suited for it. You’ll need about 17 yards [16 m] per coaster. Any fiber content works, but I used wool for the samples shown.

red, white, and green snowflake coasters flat lay with peppermint light string

Star Flower Coaster Pattern

The pattern is designed to be about 5 1⁄4″ [12.5 cm] tip-to-tip; there’s no other gauge measurement. This pattern uses American crochet terminology.

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The Hook

I used a size H-8 [5 mm] crochet hook. Use whichever size you need to achieve gauge. If you are using a smaller yarn, you’ll need a smaller hook and will make a smaller Star Flower snowflake. A larger yarn and hook will yield a larger Star Flower snowflake.

cup of tea on a red coaster, with other coasters surrounding it


ch: chain
dc: double crochet
hdc: half double crochet
picot: ch 3, slip st in 3rd ch from hook
RS: right side
sc: single crochet
st(s): stitch(es)
tr: treble crochet

Star Flower Coaster Instructions

Ch 4, join with slip st to form a ring, or use a Magic Ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in ring, (ch 2, sc in ring) 5 times, ch 1, join with sc in first sc. [6 sc, 6 ch-2 spaces]

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in space formed by joining sc, (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in each ch-2 space around, ending 2 hdc in first sp, ch 1, join with sc in top of turning ch. [24 hdc, 6 ch-spaces]

Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in space formed by joining sc, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in each space around, ending 3 dc in first space, ch 1, join with sc in top of turning ch. [36 dc, 6 ch-spaces]

Rnd 4: Ch 4 (counts as tr), 2 tr in space formed by joining sc, *ch 3, slip st between next 2 ch-3 groups, ch 3**, (3 tr, picot, 3 tr) in next ch-2 space; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, 3 tr in first space, picot, join with slip st in top of turning ch. [6 star points/petals]

Weave in ends. Block.

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