EASY CROCHETED BASKETS

Enhance the Interior of your Home with these easy crocheted baskets.


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SKILL LEVEL
Easy

MATERIALS
Lion Brand “Wool-Ease Thick & Quick” (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m);
Super Bulky weight; using two strands of yarn held together;

  • (123 Oatmeal, 99 Fisherman or 122 Taupe)

Small – approx. 1 ball;
Medium – approx. 1 ½ ball;
Large – approx. 2 balls;

CROCHET HOOK
N/15 / (10.00 mm) crochet hook, OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

GAUGE
7 sc and 8 rows to 4”/10 cm, using two strands of yarn

Note: Be sure to check your gauge before starting to crochet. If the gauge is larger, change to a smaller hook size. If it is smaller, change to a larger hook size.

SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Small – 5.0” diameter, 4.0” tall;
Medium – 7.0” diameter, 4.0” tall;
Large – 9.0” diameter, 4.5” tall;

INSTRUCTIONS

Notes:

  1. Baskets are worked while holding two strands of yarn together from bottom to top.
  2. Ch 3 at beg of rounds count as dc throughout. Ch 1 (ch 2) at beg of rounds does not count as st throughout.
  3. To avoid mistake(s), count stitches in each round when finished.

BOTTOM

Note: Work in continuous rounds without joining. Place a marker in first st of first rnd and move up each rnd.

Rnd 1:  With two strands of yarn being held together, ch 2, 6 sc in second ch from hook – 6 sts.

Rnd 2:  2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.

Rnd 3:  *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 18 sc.

Rnd 4:  *Sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 5:  *Sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 30 sc.

For size Medium only

Rnd 6:  *Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 36 sc.

Rnd 7:  *Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 42 sc.

For size Large only

Rnd 6:  *Sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 36 sc.

Rnd 7:  *Sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 42 sc.

Rnd 8:  *Sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 48 sc.

Rnd 9:  *Sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around – 54 sc.


For ALL sizes

SIDES

Next Rnd:  Sc in each sc around – 30 (42, 54) sts.

Rep last rnd until sides measure 4.0” (4.0”, 4.5”); join with sl st to next sc at end of last rnd.
Fasten off. Secure yarn to WS

FINISHING (optional)
Sew the label to the basket where you have selected.

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS

approx – approximately;  beg – beginning; ch – chain; dc – double crochet; hdc – half double crochet;  lp(s) – loop(s); MC – main color; rem – remain/remaining; rep – repeat;  Rnd(s)- round(s); RS – right side; sc – single crochet;  sl st – slip stitch; sp – space(s); st(s) – stitch(es); WS – wrong side;  yo – yarn over; ( ) – work instructions between parentheses in the place directed;   * – repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed; “ – inches

You may get the PDF pattern here 

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