Clever Little Coasters

Bits of yarn that are just too pretty or precious to throw away, such as your leftover handspun make fabulous coasters. They not only serve the practical purpose of keeping your furniture ring-free, they allow you to scatter your most coveted yarns around the house for spots of color. It just makes me happy to see that fiber I had such a great time spinning, transformed into something useful and well, gorgeous!

Knitted Linen Look Coasters DIY

I love how the Reversible Mug Mat by Annmarie Aquino makes a sophisticated linen look coaster.

Calla Coasters Knit and Crochet PatternsThe Calla Coasters by Purl Soho are both knit and crochet!  They’re actually a knit, crochet and quilting project all rolled into one. You can use up some fabric scraps on this pattern, by lining each coaster with small pieces of coordinating fabric.

This is the easiest quilting you’ll ever do, since you only really have to pay attention to the appearance of the stitches on the fabric side. They’re pretty well covered by the thickness of the yarn on the yarny side. Easy!

Quilted Calla Coasters DIY Knitting Craft Pattern

 Our impending move back to the U.S. in less than three months has me thinking scrapbusting projects as I clean up and organize my craft room and fill my gift box with some cute little hostess gift items. Do you ever have enough of that sort of thing?

Quilted and Lined DIY Sewing CoastersIf you’re inspired to craft some of these clever coasters, be sure to save a few for your own living areas too!

Linen Look Coasters

Mom

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7 Comments

  1. Hulinea
    Posted August 6, 2012 at 1:45 am | Permalink

    Simply stunning!

    • Mom
      Posted August 6, 2012 at 12:13 pm | Permalink

      Thanks Hulinea! Easy too with these great patterns. I highly recommend them!

  2. Posted August 15, 2012 at 10:27 am | Permalink

    So pretty! Thanks for giving me ideas for gifts for the upcoming holiday season!

  3. Posted August 15, 2012 at 10:28 am | Permalink

    PS: your blue pitcher is gorgeous too!

    • Mom
      Posted August 15, 2012 at 11:54 am | Permalink

      I found it for .50 euro’s at the flea market! What a deal, huh? That cobalt glaze really caught my eye.

  4. liz
    Posted July 14, 2013 at 11:11 am | Permalink

    Hello, Always loved / linen stitch , I have knit it several times for table runners & Coasters. I can see her copyrighting the post, blog post & written: printed pattern & calling it their own . NO One should copy & Paste & call it their own. But as far as knitting a linen stitch in a square & holding that as copyrighted.. I’m pretty sure the law does not back that up. LOL I have knit it into squares & runners MANY times , owning it never even occurred to me !

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