Someone Get That Glass a Coaster! 6 Cool Crochet Coasters to Protect Your Décor
Happy Iced Tea Day! There’s nothing better than a cool beverage on a hot day. Inevitably, the glasses containing these beverages sweat, and to me, the sight of a sweating glass signifies the need for a coaster. Since summer is the time for entertaining and for sweating glasses, you’re sure to need coasters to keep your tables looking great! Fortunately, Interweave has several great patterns for crocheted coasters that are sure to protect your tables in a colorful way.
If summer entertaining tends to stress you out, stitch this mandala-themed coaster that’s sure to help you recover your Zen. Worked in colorful cotton thread, this coaster will be a colorful addition to your summer décor. (Originally published in Love of Crochet Spring 2017)
2. Poppy Coaster
Do your tables need just a pop of color? If so, you’ll find it in this coaster. Created using superfine cotton and center single crochet, this coaster is easy to make one at a time or in multiples. (Originally published in Interweave Crochet Spring 2017)
To some, summer means traveling. If you want to get out but just can’t find the time, try these coasters reminiscent of the land down under. (Originally published in Interweave Crochet Home 2015)
Mod décor calls for mod coasters. Work this coaster’s alternating colors in a combination that coordinates with your home. (Originally published in Interweave Crochet Home 2015)
5. Watermelon Coasters
Aside from cool beverages, what goes best with summer get-togethers? Watermelon! Even if you don’t have the fruit itself at your next barbecue, you can add these colorful slices to protect your table! (Originally published in Crochet at Home: 25 Clever Projects for Colorful Living)
6. Luxe Living Coasters
These tri-color coasters can be worked up quickly and in any combination of colors to go with any décor. Work up a stack for you or for a friend! (Originally published in Quick Crochet for the Home)
I don’t know about you, but now I’m thirsty. I might just brew up some iced tea while I whip up a couple of coasters! Do you have a go-to summer drink or project? If so, please let us know in the comments!
As always, happy stitching!
PS…If you’re into weaving be sure to check out woven coasters for Iced Tea Day!
Featured Image: Iced Tea: Getty Images – Michael Dugger