The Easy Hot Pad and Coasters Set is a delightful and practical addition to any kitchen or dining area. This set includes a crochet pattern for creating both a hot pad and a set of coordinating coasters. With their simple yet stylish design, they add a touch of charm while also serving the important purpose of protecting your surfaces from heat and moisture.

The hot pad is designed to be thick and sturdy, providing an excellent barrier between hot pots, pans, and dishes and your countertops or tables. The coasters are smaller versions of the hot pad, perfect for holding cups, glasses, and mugs, preventing unsightly water rings from forming.

This pattern is suitable for both beginners and experienced crocheters, as it employs basic stitches and techniques. You can customize the set by choosing colors that match your kitchen decor or by experimenting with different yarn textures to achieve the desired look and feel.

Free Pattern:

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight cotton yarn in your choice of colors
  • Crochet hook (size H/5.0mm or size appropriate for your yarn)
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Hot Pad Instructions:

  1. Start with a magic ring (adjustable loop).
  2. Round 1: Chain 1 (counts as first single crochet), work 7 single crochets into the ring. Join with a slip stitch to the first single crochet. (8 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Chain 1, work 2 single crochets in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch. (16 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Chain 1, work 1 single crochet in the next stitch, then 2 single crochets in the following stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a slip stitch. (24 stitches)
  5. Rounds 4-10: Chain 1, work 1 single crochet in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch. (24 stitches)
  6. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Coaster Instructions:

  1. Start with a magic ring.
  2. Round 1: Chain 1, work 7 single crochets into the ring. Join with a slip stitch. (8 stitches)
  3. Round 2: Chain 1, work 2 single crochets in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch. (16 stitches)
  4. Round 3: Chain 1, work 1 single crochet in the next stitch, then 2 single crochets in the following stitch. Repeat from * to * around. Join with a slip stitch. (24 stitches)
  5. Rounds 4-6: Chain 1, work 1 single crochet in each stitch around. Join with a slip stitch. (24 stitches)
  6. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Assembly: To assemble the set, choose coordinating colors for the hot pad and coasters. You can make as many coasters as you desire to complete the set.

These crocheted hot pad and coaster patterns are a fantastic way to add a personal touch to your kitchen while also offering practical protection for your surfaces. Experiment with color combinations and create a whole collection for your home or to give as thoughtful handmade gifts to friends and family. Enjoy your crafting journey!