This is a quick, easy, fun,
and useful Father's Day gift.
There are 2 ways to use this graph
pattern and make your favorite guy
some fun gifts.
This is a great project for kids who
want to learn to crochet graph patterns
and to make a gift for their dad,
Make one or make a set.
For tips on Crocheting
Graph Patterns and Changing Colors,
Neck Tie Coaster and Mug Rug Crochet Pattern and
Graph By Sara Sach
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Hook - H
Yarn- Cotton Yarn, I used
Option 1 - Solid Tie - Cream C1 and Navy C2, brown C3 for the Trim
Option 2 - Striped Tie - Cream C1 and Navy C2, Red C3 for the Trim
Yarn Needle for weaving in your ends.
Size : 5 X 5 inch
We will begin stitching the from the bottom, at R : 1
Ch1 at ends of rows, does not count as a st, it is a turning chain.
You can stitch this coaster using option 1 or option 2.
I will be writing the pattern as Option 1
R : 1 – With C1, ch 16, 1 sc in the 2nc ch from the hook,
and in each ch across, ch1, turn (15 sc)
The st count will be the same throughout the project
R : 2 – 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn
R : 3 – 7 C1, 1 C2, 7 C1, ch1, turn
R : 4 – 6 C1, 3 C2, 6 C1, ch1, turn
R : 5 – 5 C1, 5 C2, 5 C1, ch1 turn
R : 6-9 – Repeat R : 5
R : 10 –Repeat R : 4
R : 11 – Repeat R : 3
R : 12 – Repeat R : 4
R : 13 – 15 – Repeat R : 5
R : 16 – Repeat R : 2
Trim - With C3, evenly sc around all 4 sides of the coaster,
st 2 sc in each corner, join to 1st sc, tie off.
Do not forget to spray Block your coaster.
For Tips on Spray blocking click This Link
Button Tab for Mug Rug –
R : 1 - With C1, Ch 8, turn I sc in the 2nd ch from the hook
and in each ch across, ch1, turn (7sc)
R : 2 – 1 sc in each sc, ch1 turn (7sc)
R : 3-18 – Repeat R : 2
R : 19 – st tog 1st 2 sc, 1 sc in the next 3 sc,
st tog the last 2 sc, ch 1 turn (5sc)
R : 20 – 1 sc in the 1st 2 sc, ch2, sk 1 sc,
1 sc in the last 2 sc, tie off and weave in end.
Trim and button hole– Attach C3 to the bottom of the button tab,
1 sc in the end of each row,
3 sc in the ch2 space at the end of the button tab
Sc down the other side, and across the bottom,
join to the 1st sc leaving a 12 inch tail.
Place the Button tab, centered on the side of the
Coaster and sew in place. Sew on button.
I actually had a different graph pattern
that I was working on,
but got a request for something
simple for Father's Day.
I hope you like it.