Here is a super fun warm weather project...t-shirt yarn coasters! Made with a large hook and some homemade yarn upcycled from old shirts (see below for instructions), you can have a fun addition to place under cool drinks.
- 2 colors of t-shirt yarn (photo and video instructions to make your own yarn here)
- P (10 mm) crochet hook
- Large tapestry needle
Note: If you are unable to make t-shirt yarn, you can purchase it here:
Shown: Fettuccini by Lion Brand, available at Amazon by clicking image
- Each coaster measures about 4.5 inches wide, but due to the hand crafted nature of the yarn, it may vary slightly.
Ch 4, join on the furthest ch with a sl st from the hook to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 2, then work 11 hdc into the center of the ring. Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: Ch 2, *work 2 hdc in the next st, work 1 hdc in the next st. Rpt from * to end of round. Join with a sl st to close round.
Finishing instructions: Weave in any ends and you're finished!
If you have never made t-shirt yarn...here is a fun and helpful tutorial
Click below to watch a video on how to crochet T-Shirt Yarn Coasters stitch by stitch:
Happy crocheting lovelies!