Crochet Coaster – Giraffe Edition

Crochet Giraffe Coaster

Pintrest Giraffe Coaster

Personalize your home with this adorable crochet coaster. This crochet giraffe coaster is a great beginner project that works up quickly and is a great handmade present of any occasion!

This coaster adds an adorable touch to any table; use it for mugs, bowls, or even plants!


Any Weight 4 Yarn in colours
Yellow, Light Brown, Dark Brown, and Black
4.0mm hook
Tapestry Needle


circumference of 10cm


US Crochet Terms

  • Single Crochet (sc),
  • Magic Ring (MR),
  • Increase (inc),
  • Stitch(es) (st or sts),
  • Decrease (dec),
  • Place Marker (pm)

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Crochet Coaster Pattern

Snout: Light Brown Yarn
Row 1: 6sc into MR                          (6sts)
Row 2: 6inc                                    (12 sts)
Row 3: 2sc, 2inc, 4sc, 2inc, 2sc          (16 sts)
Row 4: 3sc, inc, sc, inc, 5sc, inc,
             sc, inc, 2sc                        (20 sts)
Row 5: 5sc, 2inc, 8sc, 2inc, 3sc          (24 sts)

slst where PM is, cut yarn, and fasten off if the slst doesn’t secure the yarn end.

Head: Using Yellow Yarn
Row 1: In the 6th st from the slst, 16 BLO sc,
            slst into the 17th st, turn                      (16 sts)
Row 2: 5sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 5sc, turn                     (19 sts)
Row 3: 6sc, inc, 4sc, inc, 6sc, turn                     (20 sts)
Row 4: 4sc, inc, 4sc, 2inc, 4sc, inc, 4sc               (24 sts)
Row 5: 24sc                                                   (24 sts)
Row 6: dec, (4sc, inc)x3 repeat, 5sc, dec             (25 sts)
Row 7: 25sc                                                   (25 sts)
Row 8: dec, 5sc, (inc, 3sc)x4 repeat, dec             (27 sts)
Row 9: 27sc                                                    (27 sts)
Row 10: (5sc, inc)x2 repeat, 4sc,
              inc, 5sc, inc, 4sc                                (31 sts)
Row 11: 31 sc                                                   (31 sts)
Row 12: 2dec, 23sc, 2dec                                   (27 sts)
Row 13: 27sc                                                    (27 sts)
Row 14: 2dec, 19sc, 2dec                                    (23 sts)
Row 15: 23sc                                                    (23 sts)
Row 16: (dec, 9sc)x2 repeat, dec                          (21 sts)
Row 17: 21sc                                                     (21 sts)
Row 18: dec, 8sc, dec, 7sc, dec                            (18 sts)
Row 19: 18sc                                                     (18 sts)
Row 20: (dec, 2sc)x4 repeat, dec                          (13 sts)
Row 21: 13sc                                                     (13 sts)
Row 22: dec, 2sc, dec, sc, dec, 2sc, dec                 (9 sts)
Row 23: 9sc                                                      (9 sts)
Row 24: 2dec, sc, 2dec                                        (5 sts)
Row 25: 5sc                                                      (5 sts)
Row 26: dec, sc, dec                                           (3 sts)

Ears: Make 2 using yellow yarn
Row 1: chain 4, sc in 2nd chain from
            the hook, 2sc                              (3 sts)
Rows 2-3: 3sc                                         (3 sts)
Row 4: inc, sc, inc                                   (5 sts)
Row 5: inc, 3sc, inc                                  (7 sts)
Rows 6-9: 7sc                                          (7 sts)
Row 10: dec, 3sc, dec                                (5 sts)
Row 11: dec, sc, dec                                  (3 sts)
Row 12: dec, sc                                        (2 sts)
Cut medium length tail for sewing, fasten off.
Sew along rows 19 and 16.

Ossicones (horns): Make 2
*Using brown yarn
Row 1: 6sc into MR                 (6 sts)
Row 2: 6inc                           (12 sts)
Row 3: (sc, inc)x6 repeat         (18 sts)
Cut yarn and fasten off
*Using yellow yarn
Row 1: 3sc onto brown circle    (3 sts)
Rows 2-10: 3sc, turn.               (3 sts)
Fasten off and cut medium length tail for sewing.
Sew along rows 24 and 22 on the head.

Eyes: Make 2
*Using black yarn
Row 1: 6sc into MR    (6 sts)
Row 2: 6inc              (12 sts)

Spot Variation 1:
     Row 1: 6sc into MR             (6 sts)
     Row 2: 6inc                       (12 sts)
     Row 3: (sc, inc)x6 repeat     (18 sts)

Spot Variation 2:
      Row 1: ch4
      Row 2: starting in the 2nd ch from
                 the hook, 3 sc    (3 sts)
      Row 3: 3sc     (3sts)

Spot Variation 3: I made 2
      Row 1: 6sc into MR      (6 sts)

Spot Variation 4:
      Row 1: 6sc into MR      (6 sts)
      Row 2: 6inc                (12 sts)

Crochet Coaster

Make however many spots you’d like and sew them however you’d like! The picture above shows which ones I made and where I sewed them. Add or remove spots let your creativity fly!