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"The Shay Coaster is an easy crochet project worked in simple single crochet stitches. You can also use this little square as a mini washcloth too. You'll need just a small amount of worsted weight cotton yarn per coaster, making this a great stashbusting/scrap yarn project. I used WeCrochet Dishie Yarn for mine. If you are only making a coaster that will house a cold or hot beverage, you can use acrylic yarn (like Red Heart Super Saver) as an alternative with an I9/5.5mm hook - just do not put anything fresh from the oven on the acrylic coaster, or you will melt the fibers and risk burning yourself. I was able to work up one coaster in just under 20 minutes."
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge6 SC = 1.63″ (1 5/8″) OR In Pattern, 13 SC = 3.5″ Wide
Finished SizeAlmost 4"
- Small Amount of Worsted Weight Yarn – I used WeCrochet/Knit Picks Dishie in Jalapeno
- H8/5mm Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
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