Honeycomb coaster

Updated: Aug 3

Learn how to crochet a honeycomb coaster with this easy to follow photo tutorial.



This pattern is suitable for beginners as you will only use the magic ring, double crochet stitch, chain stitch and slip stitch.

It is also a great stash buster project that works up quickly. And the best thing is that this honeycomb coaster is not just pretty, but very practical.

Why don`t you make it as a gift for your loved ones? At the end I will show you an extra idea how to present it.

Copyright Notice

© 2021, Poppy Crochet Design, All rights reserved

This pattern was created and designed by me - Poppy Crochet Design/Blahó Emese Zsuzsanna.

The pattern is for personal use only. The pattern or parts of it may be not reproduced, redistributed, resold, translated, published (online or printed), altered, shared or posted (for sale or free) over the internet or offline! You may link to this pattern but you may not copy any part of the pattern instructions on other websites.

However you are welcome to sell the finished creations you made by using my pattern but only in limited numbers and handmade by you.

Please clearly credit the design to Poppy Crochet Design and link it to my website or me shop.(https://www.etsy.com/shop/PoppyCrochetDesign)




Materials

  • Yarn : Schachenmayr Catania Grande - (gold - 3249)

Schachenmayr Catania Grande is a 100% cotton yarn in a delicious aran weight, making for a super soft, quick knit that's perfect for all your warm weather projects. Available in a variety of delicious shades, this plied texture yarn knits up like a dream on 4 - 5 mm (US 6 - 8) size needles, and makes a perfect choice for baby and childrens' garments too!

For this honeycomb coaster I used a 4 mm hook.

  • Pins

  • Thick cardboard or foam board for stiffening surface

  • Scissors



Stitches & Abbreviations

This pattern is written in US terminology


mr - magic ring

st(es) - stitch(es)

slst - slip stitch

ch - chain

dc - double crochet


Pattern


Row 1: magic ring, into the magic ring - ch 3(count as dc), 1 dc, 2 ch, [2 dc, 2 ch]* 5. Slst to the top chain of the first 3 chains.

-- Now you have 6 sets of [dc, 2 ch]




Row 2: ch 3 (count as a dc), 1 dc, [ (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space, 2 dc]* 5, (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space. Slst to the top chain of the first 3 chains.

-- Now you have 6 sets of [ (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space, 2 dc].



Row 3: ch 3 (count as a dc), 2 dc, [ (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space, 4 dc]* 5, (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space, 1 dc. Slst to the top chain of the first 3 chains.

-- Now you have 6 sets of [ (1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc) into the chain space, 4 dc].





With the below steps you can fasten off the yarn invisibly.


Final step:

Dissolve 1 Tbsp of cornstarch in 1/4 Cup cold water. Meanwhile, boil 1/4 Cup of water. Slowly, add the cornstarch solution to boiling water and whisk and boil until the solution bubbles. Take the solution off the heat and cool to room temperature before using.

Soak them in this solution then gently dry the coaster surface with a kitchen towel.

Lay out the object into the final shape on your prepared surface(thick cardboard or foam board). Insert pins in the 6 corners.



Gift option :




1. Cut a rectangular shaped thick paper. Mine is black with golden geometric shapes.

2. Cut a small white rectangular shaped paper too. You will write your wishes on this ( Happy Birthday! / Merry Christmas! ... etc). Glue on!

3. Put the coaster and a teabag on it.

4. Tie it with a ribbon.







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