What yarn should I use to make coasters?

Which yarn is best for crochet coasters?

A crochet coaster can be made in most types of yarn, however, I have found cotton yarn or a cotton blend to be the best yarn for coasters. Cotton is absorbent enough to catch any small spills or condensation from cold drinks. I usually like to make sure that the cotton I am using is machine washable and dryable too.

Can you make a coaster out of acrylic yarn?

It’s very important that you use COTTON for coasters as using an acrylic yarn will get soggy and mushy when wet.

How much yarn do I need for coasters?

To create a sturdy and thick coaster, I used 2 strands of cotton aran yarn held together. You can use 2 strands of the same colour or mix it up for two tone/marled crochet coasters.

What is coaster yarn?

Soft and cosy Coaster Yarn that is 70% Wool, 30% Alpaca for extra warmth. Ideal for all your knitting and crochet projects that require a chunkier yarn. Thickness: similar to 10ply. Needles: 5.50mm.

Should crochet coasters be cotton?

I highly recommend using cotton yarn for this pattern – Re-Up is a wonderful option due to the color choice and the price point ($1.99 per skein, 2 skeins make 4 crochet coasters!) but other cotton yarns would work too.

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