Free Crochet Pattern: Easy BasketBy Rachel Choi – 60 Comments
|In the spirit of Easter, or any other occasion that may require a basket, here is a very fast and easy crochet basket pattern to follow. This pattern can easily be adjusted to make the basket larger or smaller than the noted finished size. Just follow the crochet tips at the bottom of this pattern to alter your basket as needed.
Finished Size: 3 ¼” (8 cm) diameter, 4 ½” (11.5 cm) tall
Medium Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
Gauge: not really important
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Crochet Pattern: Basket
Note: stitches are crocheted in the back loop only unless otherwise indicated.
Round 1: ch 3, 12 dc in third ch from hook, sl st in ch-3: 12 dc
Round 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each dc around, sl st in ch-2: 24 dc
Round 3: ch 2, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around, sl st in ch-2: 36 dc
Round 4: ch 2, dc in both loops of each dc around, sl st in ch-2: 36 dc
Round 5 – 7: ch 2, dc in each dc around, sl st in ch-2: 36 dc
Start by chaining 30, or length of desired handle
Row 1: ch 2, dc in third ch from hook and in each ch across: 30 dc
Using photo as a guide, sew handle to basket with yarn needle.
- To increase height of the basket, repeat the last line in the pattern until the desired height is reached.
- To increase the width of the basket add the following lines after round 3 then continue with the rest of the pattern:
Round 4: ch 2, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) around, sl st in ch-2: 48 dc
Round 5: ch 2, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) around, sl st in ch-2: 60 dc
Round 6: ch 2, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) around, sl st in ch-2: 72 dc
If you need help with this pattern, just let me know by leaving a comment!