Kaleidoscope Coaster

Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK yarn (3.5 oz/201yds/100g per skein): 1 skein each #3662 sunflower (A), #3673 Lavender (B), #3672 Poppy (C), #3671 Azure (D), and #3670 Saville (E)

US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors.


4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm)

18 sc and 21 rows = 4”

Stitch Guide
ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet, st(s) - stitch(es), back RS - right side,

Special Stitches
Spike dc- Yarn over, insert hook into stitch or space one or more rows below the next stitch and pull up a loop to the level of the current round, (yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook) 2 times.

Colors used for Pastel Coasters- #3668 Hot Pink, #3666 Shell Pink, #3673 Lavender, #3663 Soft Lime, and #3664 Wisteria

With A, make magic ring.

Round 1 (RS):  Ch 1 (does not counts as stitch) 12 sc in the circle, fasten off A. — 12 sc

Round 2: Join yarn B to any sc, ch 2 (counts as a hdc), hdc in the same space, ch 1, skip next st, * 2 hdc in the next stitch, ch 1; Repeat from * around, join to beginning ch-2, fasten off B.  — 12 hdc + 6 ch-1 sps

Round 3:  Join yarn C to any ch-1 sp, ch 2, spike dc in the sc in round 1, hdc ch 2, *( hdc, spike dc, hdc) in the next ch-2 sp , ch 2; Repeat form * around, join, fasten off C. — 12 hdc + 6 spike dc + 6 ch-2 sps.

Round 4:  Join yarn D to ch-2 sp, ch 3, spike dc in between the 2 dc from round 2, dc in same sp, ch 3, * (dc, spike dc, dc) in the next ch-2 sp, ch3; repeat from * around, join, fasten off D.— 12 dc + 6 spike dc + 6 ch-2 sps.

Round 5:  Join yarn E to any ch-3 sp, (ch 3, dc, spike dc into the center dc of the 3 dc group from round 3, 2dc) in the same sp as join, ch 3, *(2 dc, spike dc, 2 dc) in the next ch-3 sp, ch 3; Repeat from * around, join, fasten off E. — 24 dc + 6 spike dc + 6 ch-3 sps.

Round 6: Join yarn B to the 1st dc in the 5 dc group from round 5, Ch 3, dc in the next 4 sts, * ch 4, dc in the next 5 sts; Repeat from * around, join, fasten off B. — 30 dc + 6 ch-4 sps.

Round 7: Join yarn D to the 1st dc in the 5 dc group, ch 2, hdc in the next 4 sts, ch 2, spike dc in the center dc of the 3 dc group from round 4, ch 2, * hdc, in the next 5 sts, ch 2, spike dc, ch 2; Repeat from * around, join, fasten off, weave in ends. — 30 hdc + 12 ch-2 sps + 6 spike dc

*Make as many Kaleidoscope Coasters as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern or its pictures.  Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog post when using this pattern on the internet*

To see the Kaleidoscope Mandala and Coasters together click here


  1. Beautiful pattern. Thanks for sharing. Greetings from Holland.

  2. This is such a cool design. I especially love the color combination with the turquoise and orange - the way the turquoise pops! Jx
    p.s. saw it on hookin on hump day :)

  3. Very beautiful!! Stopping by from HOHD link party.

  4. These are so nice! I love the bright colors. Pinning!
    Would love if you shared these at our Yarn Fanatic Linky Party - http://eyeloveknots.blogspot.com/2015/03/yarn-fanatic-linky-party-28.html.

  5. Wow your kaleidoscope coaster is so pretty and colorful. I love it and thanks for sharing the pattern to make one.

  6. What lovely coaster, the colours are lovely. Thanks for taking the time to write a tutorial.

  7. Beautiful design! This would be a great way to use up scraps and yet make a quick gift for someone!

  8. So beautiful! I am glad that you linked these up to the Yarn Fanatic Party too! :-) The colors and the pattern are just too fun!

  9. Your beautiful coasters were one of the EyeLoveKnots Yarn Favorites, and featured in this weeks. It can be found here - http://eyeloveknots.blogspot.com/2015/03/yarn-fanatic-linky-party-30-sweet.html.
    Hope you'll be by to party with us again real soon!

  10. So very lovely! Cheery colors, too! Thank you so much for sharing!

  11. Gorgeous! Love these! At the top of my to make list. Thank you for sharing! Visiting from HOHD.

  12. Love the colors.