It's the perfect time of year for a Shamrock Crochet Coaster, but this is for bringing luck all year long. Did you ever search through patches of clover as a child looking for that unique four-leaf clover? We're thrilled to bring you a crochet project that not only celebrates the spirit of St. Patrick's Day but also introduces a fun and functional home decor to your festivities. Imagine sipping your favorite beverage while resting it on these charming shamrock coasters, each one a tiny masterpiece crafted with love and creativity.
And if you love spring holiday decor, also check out the Spring Time Bloom Free Crochet Pillow Cover Pattern or the Crochet Nutmeg Free Pillow Pattern Simple Home Decor.
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Why you should make this Shamrock Crochet Coaster for St. Patrick's day.
It's the perfect way to bring a fun and festive touch to your St. Patrick's Day celebration. Plus, it's quick and easy to make! While the three leaves of a shamrock stand for faith, hope, and love, the fourth leaf is often viewed as luck.
This shamrock crochet coaster pattern is a great way for novice crocheters or experts to add a bit of holiday cheer to their home decor without putting in too much effort. With a few basic crochet stitches and some colorful yarn, you can make this shamrock coaster in no time! It's the perfect way to get your craft on for the holiday season.
This shamrock crochet coaster pattern is great for St. Patrick’s Day and makes an excellent decoration during the summer months. You can change the colors of the shamrock crochet coaster to be more spring and give your home a cheerful touch for any occasion.
Get ready to bring luck into your home with this quick and cute shamrock crochet coaster pattern. It's the perfect addition to your holiday decorations and a great way to bring some lucky shamrocks into your home!
Love making home decor items?
Creating holiday decor items that are handmade bring warm and inviting vibes to any home. If you love this pattern I also have the St. Patrick’s Crochet Shamrock Pillow Cover.
Enjoying this shamrock crochet coaster? You might also want to browse The Best 27 Crochet Leaf Patterns for Any Season to gather more inspiration.
Supplies you will need to create the crochet coaster.
• WeCrochet Dishie 100% Cotton
Honeydew (light green) 1 skein
Jalapeno (dark green) 1 skein
If gauge is met, other yarns of the same weight can be substituted. Or you can use different weights for bigger or smaller sizes.
• Approx. 21 Yards [19 meters] per coaster.
The Shamrock body is approx. 4 inches across.
• ch- Chain
• dc- Double Crochet
• hdc- Half Double Crochet
• Magic Ring -see below
• sts- Stitches
• Easy/Advanced Beginner
• 9 dc sts and 4 rows = 4” [10 cm]
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Notes for the Shamrock Crochet Coaster
- Stitch counts include chains and slip stitches.
- Slip stitch to the first stitch in round to join.
- Video & written instructions for the pattern are below.
- Stacked Single Crochet (Stsc): Do NOT chain, insert hook into next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo and pull through both loops, insert hook in the vertical bar below, yo, pull up a loop, yo and pull through both loop on hook.
How to Start the Crochet Shamrock Coaster with the Magic Ring:
Crochet Shamrock Coaster Video Tutorial
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Crochet Coaster Chart
Shamrock Crochet Coaster Written Instructions
Rnd 1: In Magic Ring: Ch 1 (does not count as st), Stsc, dc 1, [ch 3, dc 3] three times, ch 3, dc 1, join. | 24 sts including chains
Rnd 2: Stsc, dc in the next st, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc ) in the next chain space, dc in the next 3 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next chain space, dc in the last st, join. |40 sts including chains
Rnd 3: Stsc, dc in the next 3 sts, *(dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the next 7 sts*; repeat from * to * three times, (dc, ch 2, slip st, ch 2, dc) in the chain space, dc in the last 3 sts, join. (56 sts)
Rnd 4: Do not chain and skip the first 2 sts, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round, *skip the next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, sl st in next, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip next st, slip st across the next 4 chains from the previous round*; repeat from * to * until the last 4 sts, skip next st, 3 dc in each of the next 2 sts, skip last st and join to the first st in round. Fasten off yarn.
Chain 12, dc in the 3rd chain from the hook, dc in next 4 chains, hdc in last 5. Fasten off end and use tail to sew the stem to the shamrock body. Weave in all ends.
Finishing the Shamrock Crochet Coaster
Fasten off yarn and weave in ends. Place them around your house to project your table tops around St. Patricks Day.
How To Make A Potholder
This same pattern can be used to create a potholder, there are just a few changes. You will need to use a 7mm Crochet Hook, but you can use the same yarn! We are going to be using the method of Getting Bulky Yarn from 1 Skein. This will increase the size of the Shamrock to be a crochet potholder, approximately 8.5 inches across.
Since we are holding three strands at once, we will need more yarn. It's about triple so estimate about 100 yards needed per shamrock potholder.
We will be using the same crochet instructions as the shamrock coaster, but starting it with the three strands, check out the video below to see this process.
After you have created the body of the shamrock, to crochet the stem chain 26, join to the first stitch in round with a slip stitch. Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Each carefully crafted shamrock coaster is not just a functional piece but what happens when creativity meets crochet. As you showcase your completed coasters in your home, envision the smiles they'll bring and the conversations they'll spark during your St. Patrick's Day gatherings. Remember, the beauty of handmade creations lies not just in the finished product but in the love and passion poured into every stitch. And if you need coasters for other seasons, check out the Crochet Pumpkin Fall Décor With Leaf Coasters Free Pattern or the Crochet Wreath Ornament and Coaster.
May your St. Patrick's Day be adorned with the luck of the Irish and the warmth of handmade treasures. Happy crocheting!