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A Coaster Knitting Pattern for the Teacher(s) in Your Life

If you’re looking for a quick knit for nearly any occasion, a coaster knitting pattern is just what you need! The end of the school year is drawing near, and if you have children, you may want to consider knitting a special gift for the teacher(s) in your children’s lives. Think of how much they do for our children and for us, in helping to shape their minds and lives and prepare them for the future. In that spirit, here is a pretty, easy, and very quick pattern for a knitted coaster with a heart stamped in the center. You can knit it using two colors, as it is in the linked pattern, but you can also knit it with just one color, or even in a multicolored yarn, using the pattern below!

Free Coaster Knitting Pattern – with Love

Use any cotton yarn, and use any size needles that the yarn calls for. (Worsted weight will probably be best to make this the size of a typical coaster!)

Cast on 17 stitches.

Row 1 to 3: Knit seed stitch (*K1, P1, repeat till 1 stitch from the end, K1).

Row 4: K1, P1, K1, P11, K1, P1, K1.

Row 5: K1, P1, K13, P1, K1.

Row 6: K1, P1, K1, P11, K1, P1, K1.

Row 7: K1, P1, K6, P1, K6, K1, P1.

Row 8: K1, P1, K1, P4, K3, P4, K1, P1, K1.

Row 11: K6, P5, K6.

Row 12: K3, P2, K7, P2, K3.

Row 13: K5, P7, K5.

Row 14: K3, P2, K7, P2, K3.

Row 15: K5, P7, K5.

Row 16: K3, P2, K7, P2, K3.

Row 17: K6, P2, K1, P2, K6.

Row 18: K3, P4, K1, P1, K1, P4, K3.

Row 19: Knit.

Row 20: K3, P11, K3.

Row 21: Knit.

Row 22: K3, P11, K3.

Row 23 through 26: Knit.

Cast off.

Weave in all ends, then either wet or steam block (with an iron) to create a nice square shape and help the heart to pop.

That’s all there is to it! This coaster knitting pattern will make the perfect gift to say “thank you” to any of your children’s teachers!