Bring the sunshine inside with this sunflower coaster crochet pattern!
I love sunflowers, we even grew some once when my son was little. These coasters are such a fun way to add a pop of colour to your home plus they’re quick and easy to make. Perfect for giving as gifts or keep them for yourself (I won’t tell).
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- DK Weight Cotton Yarn in dark brown and yellow (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK in Coffee Bean and Buttercup Yellow)
- 3mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle, scissors
- ch – chain
- hdc – half double crochet
- hdc-inc – half double crochet increase
- sc – single crochet
- pc – popcorn stitch
- sl st – slip stitch
- sk – skip
- st/s – stitch/es
- (…) – indicates stitch count at end of round
- […] – repeat the instructions in brackets
Popcorn Stitch: Work 5 dc stitches in the same stitch. Remove your hook from the last dc and insert it under both loops of the first dc. Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Ch 1 to close.
Picot: Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook.
The ch 1 at the beginning of each round does not count as a stitch.
SUNFLOWER (starting in dark brown)
R1: Ch1, 8 hdc in magic ring, sl st to first hdc (8)
R2: Ch 1, [hdc-inc] x8, sl st to first hdc (16)
R3: Ch 1, [hdc, hdc-inc] x8, sl st to first hdc (24)
R4: Ch 1, hdc, hdc-inc, [2 hdc, hdc-inc] x7, hdc, sl st to first hdc (32)
R5: Ch 1, [3 hdc, hdc-inc] x8, sl st to first hdc (40)
R6: 2 hdc, hdc-inc, [4 hdc, hdc-inc] x7, 2 hdc, sl st to first hdc (48)
R7: [5 hdc, hdc-inc] x8, sl st to first hdc (56) – change to yellow in last hdc
At this point my coaster measured 3.25″ across. Adjust hook size as necessary.
R8: Ch 1, [sc, pc] x28, sl st to first sc (28 sc, 28 pc)
R9: [Sk pc, [hdc, 2 dc, picot, 2 dc, hdc] in sc st, sk pc, sl st in next st] x14 – the last sl st is made into the closing sl st from R8 (14 petals)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
You may block your coaster if you wish (I didn’t feel it was necessary) otherwise gently tug and shape each petal into place.
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