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Crochet 4th of July Owl Coaster

Celebrate Independence Day in style with this adorable crochet 4th of July Owl Coaster! This unique and patriotic coaster is the perfect addition to your holiday decor. Handcrafted with love, it features a charming owl design with intricate details that will surely catch everyone's attention. The vibrant red, white, and blue colors symbolize the American flag, making it a perfect way to show your love for your country. Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or simply enjoying a refreshing drink, this coaster will protect your surfaces while adding a touch of whimsy to your celebrations. Whether you're sipping on a cold beverage or enjoying a hot cup of coffee, this coaster will keep your surfaces safe while adding a touch of charm to your festivities. So why settle for ordinary coasters when you can have this adorable crochet 4th of July Owl Coaster that is sure to be a conversation starter at your next gathering?

Materials:

  • Any cotton 100% Weight/Yardage 50g/137yds: Cascade Ultra Pima Fine, 100% cotton or Schachenmayr Catania, etc.
  • Size D/3 (3 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Abbreviations (US terms):

ch – chain

st st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

sk – skip

st(s) – stitch(es)

Skill Level: Easy

Instructions.

Body.

Round 1: Magic ring with white color, ch 3, *1 dc, 1 ch* repeat 11 times in ring. Change the color and join with ss in ch2 with red color yarn. (12 sts).

Now the time to make cluster stitches. Crochet clusters are very simple to make. But beginner crocheters might need visual help. (find the detailed tutorial in my first owl coaster )

Round 2: we start with ch 2 (it counts as 1st dc), make a dc into the same beginning space, but we don’t finish dc, leaving the last loop on the hook. And we make another dc into the same space, again leaving its last loop unfinished on the hook. Then we make one more unfinished double crochet into the same beginning space. We have four loops on the hook. We draw yarn through all four loops.

The cluster is made! Then 2 chain.*We work four unfinished double crochets into the same space. We have five loops on the hook. And we draw yarn through four loops. Now we have two loops on the hook and draw yarn through two loops. 2 chain,* repeat till the end. Change the color and join with ss in ch2 with white color yarn. We have 12 clusters or 12 Dc-4-tog.

Round 3: 1 sc in the beginning space, then ch 2, three unfinished double crochet into the same beginning space, draw yarn through all loops, ch 2, *1 dc in the top of the previous round dc, ch 2, 1 Dc-4-tog (or 1 cluster stitch), ch 2* repeat till the end. Change the color and join with ss in ch 2 with red color yarn. We have 12 clusters or 12 Dc-4-tog.

Round 4: 1 sc in the beginning space, then ch 2, three unfinished double crochet into the same beginning space, draw yarn through all loops, ch 2, * 1 Dc-4-tog (or 1 cluster stitch), ch 2* repeat till the end. Change the color and join with ss in ch 2 with blue color yarn. We have 23 clusters or 23 Dc-4-tog. Break yarn and fasten off.

Round 5: 1 sc in the beginning space with blue color, then ch 2, three unfinished double crochet into the same beginning space, draw yarn through all loops, ch 2, *1 back post stitch double crochet (Yarn over (yo) and insert your hook from back to front between the posts of the first and second double crochet in the row below, and then from front to back again between the posts of the second and third stitches.

The hook should now be positioned horizontally in front of the double crochet that you’re working around), ch 2, 1 Dc-4-tog (or 1 cluster stitch), ch 2* repeat till the end,

join with ss in ch2. We have 23 clusters or 23 Dc-4-tog. Break yarn and fasten off.

Eyes.

Round 1: Magic ring with blue color, ch 2, 11 dc in ring, join with ss in ch 2. (11 sts) Break yarn and fasten off.

Round 2: Chain with red color,*2 sc in stitch* repeat 3 times, *2 dc in stitch* repeat 5 times, *2 sc in stitch* repeat 3 times, join with ss. (22 sts) Break yarn and fasten off.

Round 3: Chain with white color,*sc, 2 sc in stitch* repeat 2 times, sc, 2 hdc in stitch, *dc, 2 dc in stitch* repeat 5 times, hdc, *2 sc, sc in stitch* repeat 2 times, 2 sc, join with ss. (33 sts) Break yarn and fasten off.

Embroider the star with the white color yarn in the center of the each eye.

Assembling

Let’s sew the eyes with white color yarn and make some stitches with blue color yarn for the beak. Embroider 8 stars with white color yarn on the blue part as you can see at the pictures below

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