Do you have place in your heart for another ghost? I know this month has been really ghost heavy from me but I can’t help it, they’re so cute. I just love them! And it’s spooky season after all, so I’m going to make spooky season patterns… like this week’s new Smiling Ghost Coaster crochet pattern.
I know I already released the Glenda Ghost Bag this month, which features 2 very fun ghost coaster designs. And when I was designing those squares this ghost design was one of the “rejected” designs but I couldn’t get it out of my head. I thought it was too cute to just sit in my idea folder, so I decided to release it this month too.
Now in my opinion this is a pretty good square to try to learn how to do color work like this. It’s all single crochet stitches and only 2 colors and I when I made mine, I carried A across the rows and only use B where it’s listed. Just drop the inactive B onto the wrong side of the square when it’s not in use, and then pick it back up on the next row when you get to where you need to use it. So… you could work on your color change skills and then have a cute little coaster. A win win if you ask me.
So yeah, I hope you like this design. It’s fun and useful little ghost you could use to make other scarves or bags or wall hangings as you’d like. I actually think this design would make a great place-mat or a table runner for Halloween. Just make a few and sew them together as you’d like and I bet they’d be so cute.
Please note: I was not provided the yarn for this pattern by Lion Brand Yarn for the purposes of designing the Smiling Ghost Coaster crochet pattern. I’ve been using Vanna’s Choice yarn for years and I love it. It works up really well and I love it for color work like this or the Glenda Ghost Bag. This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase yarn through any of the links in this post, I may be compensated.
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Where to purchase the Smiling Ghost Coaster Crochet Pattern
Intermediate (need to know how to read a graph and do color work)
- 18 sc x 18 rows = 4” (blocked)
Terms/ Stitches used
- St: Stitch
- Ch: Chain
- RS: Right side
- You can purchase the easy to print version of this pattern for a fee in my Ravelry shop.
- This coaster is worked from the bottom up in rows, with a ch and turn at the beginning of the row.
- Begin with a ch 22 in color A, turn, and start in the 2nd ch from the hook. Each row begins with a “ch 1, turn” and all st counts are 21 sc.
- The ch 1 at the beginning of the rows does not count as a stitch.
- Blocking is suggested for this pattern.
- The odd rows are the right side.
- This whole pattern is worked in sc, so the instructions will only tell you the number and the color; ie: “15” highlighted in purple means sc 15 times in your purple color.
- In the photos: color A is purple/green and color B is white. Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand Yarn was used for all colors.
Blocked Smiling Ghost Coaster Crochet Pattern Finished Product Details (approx)
Smiling Ghost Coaster Crochet Pattern Instructions
Smiling Ghost Coaster Graph
Key: color A is purple and color B is white.
Begin with a ch 27 in color A, turn, and start in the 2nd ch from the hook. Each row begins with a “ch 1, turn” and all st counts are 26 esc.
Looking for written instructions? Buy them on Ravelry here.
With the RS facing you, join your yarn (any color) in the first st on the other side of Row 1 of the coaster.
Row 1: A: Ch 1, sc into the next 21 sts, ch 1 at the corner, sc into the next 26 row ends, ch 1 at the corner, sc into the next 21 sts of Row 26, ch 1 at the corner, sc down the next 26 row ends, ch 1 at the corner, join with a slip st – 94 sc, 4 ch-1 spaces
Fasten off, weave in your ends. Block if you’d like.