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Blue flower coasters

I don't have too much time for blogging now and as the spring comes fast, I don't even have that much time for crafting. Of course I am not sad at all. We all have to fill up a little bit :)

So now I would like to share with you a quick pattern. These roundy flowers could be used as coasters in your table. I think they could be really stylish in spring.

6 petal version:


  • 1 skein Schachenmayr Catania No. 0121
  • crochet hook size 3,5


  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slap stitch
  • hdc = half double-crochet stitch
  • dc = double crochet
  • tr = treble crochet stitch


Chain 4 and slip into a circle.
1. row: Ch 2, 6 hdc around the circle.
2. row: Ch 3, 2 dc 1ch into each hdc.
3. row: Ch 2, 2 hdc between to the dc's. (total 24 stitches in the ring)

4. row: Ch 1, 7 dc to the 2nd st and chain with sl st to the 4th st (this will be the first petal), *skip 1 st, 7 dc to the next st, skip 1 st, chain with 1 sl st to the next st*. (6 petals)
4. row: Ch 1, 7 dc to the 2nd st and chain with sl st to the 4th st (this will be the first petal), *1 sl st, skip 1 st, 7 dc to the next st, skip 1 st, chain with 1 sl st to the next st*. (5 petals)

5. row: Ch 4, 1 tr to the same place, ch 5, chain with sl st to the 4th st of the petal, * ch 5, 2 tr between the petals, ch 5 and chain with a sl st to the 4th st of the petal *.
6. row: Hdc around your coaster. (1 hdc between the tr's, 6 hdc to the chains.)

Happy crocheting! Wish you all happy spring!

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  1. I especially like this colour for spring. Very pretty and I have never thought about this before, but the yarn would soak up the condensation that so often happens with cold drinks. Doubly good.

  2. Hi,Hanni!
    Thank you so much for stopping by at my blog :)
    Also, thanks for this lovely pattern, I will probably use it soon (I'll let you know).
    I find your blog great looking and very useful to follow. So I'm your latest follower :)

    (I was born in Yugoslavia, so looking from Australia now I feel you as my neighbour.)

  3. Wow, I wish I was that skilled.
    Love the color!

  4. I love this idea! I am a knitter who has been very recently teaching myself to crochet. I think I'm going to give this a try!

  5. What a great idea...and so colorful too. I'm glad I found your blog. I'm a new GFC and LF follower. I would love if you stopped by and followed back. Hope to see you soon, Lori

  6. These are adorable!! I love the color!

  7. Love these. I pinned this so I can find this again! You have a great blog and am following you on GFC. I'd love if you would come and visit my blog sometime. Have a great day!


  8. Awesome color and design, so springy

  9. Love that blue! So bright and cheerful. Thanks for sharing on my WIP Wednesday. I'll be sure to pass your blog around.

  10. These are so cute - I love the colour!

  11. The PERFECT spring coaster!! Thanks so much for linking up to the "Spring Fling" party over at I Gotta Create! <3

  12. so pretty! totally loving the color! will be featuring this on the blog today!


  13. wow.. I love the color and design so spring-like..
    thanks for linking up at friday fun party.

  14. Hi, Hanni! TSWL's finest of March Final round starts today, make sure to tell everyone you're one of the finalist so they can vote for you!

  15. Gave you a shout out!


  16. Nice motif - I'll try it one day!


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