Rays Of Sunshine Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern

Bring some sunshine (or color) to your space at home with the Rays of Sunshine Coaster. The Rays Of Sunshine Coaster will also keep your table or counter safe from condensation or heat.

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The Rays Of Sunshine Collection

The Rays of Sunshine Collection is a collection of patterns to bring a splash of color (or sunshine) to your kitchen (or other rooms in your home).

Other patterns in the collection are the:
Rays Of Sunshine Table Runner
Rays Of Sunshine Dishcloth
Rays Of Sunshine Hand Towel.

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Featured in the Springtime Crochet Blog Hop in March 2022.

Many of the featured items are able to be viewed for free on the participating designers’ blogs if you have miss out on any of the patterns.

The Yarn

Like in all the patterns in the Rays Of Sunshine Collection, I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran. I really enjoyed working with this yarn and you can get it for an awesome price.

Supplies Needed

Gauge & Finished Size

Gauge: 14 Sts x 12 rows =4” of Hdc

Size: approx. 4” x 4”

Stitches Used

  • Ch – Chain
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Dc2Tog* – Double Crochet 2 Together
  • Hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • Sdc – Starting Double Crochet
  • Sk – Skip
  • Sp – Space
  • St(s) – Stitch(es)

Stitch Definitions:

Dc2Tog* – Double Crochet 2 Together – YO, insert hook into same St as previous St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2, Sk next St, YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 (3 loops on hook), YO, pull through 3.

Sdc – Starting Double Crochet – (also known as Long Chain Double Crochet or Chainless Starting Double Crochet.) Pull up your loop to the height of your usual Double Crochet. YO, insert into the 1st St, YO, pull through the St, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through the remaining 2 loops.

Pattern Notes

Written in U.S. crochet terms.

A stitch count is provided at the end of each row.

The Sdc can be substituted with a Ch 3.

Pay attention to how the Dc2Tog is worked.


This pattern can be viewed for free below. An ad-free PDF download can be purchased on Ravelry and Etsy.

The Pattern

Ch 17

Row 1.) Hdc in 2nd Ch from hook and each Ch across. (16)

Row 2.) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog*, Ch 1] 7 times, Dc in last St. (16)

Rows 3- 9) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (16)

Row 10) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog*, Ch 1] 7 times, Dc in last St. (16)

Row 11) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (16)

Finish off and weave in ends.

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I’d love to see your finished coaster! Add it to the Ravelry Projects page when you’re done.

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