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2 Strand Basket

Crochet
December 2006
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
13.5 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in single crochet (U.S.) with 2 strands of yarn held together
5.0 mm (H)
3.5 mm (E)
240 - 380 yards (219 - 347 m)
5 x 10 x 6 ins [12.5 x 25.5 x 15 cm], with top unfolded
This pattern is available for free.

This large basket is crocheted with two strands of Lily Sugar ‘n Cream and works up quick. (Yarnspirations)

MATERIALS
Lily® Sugar’n Cream Twists (56.7 g / 2 oz)
4 balls

Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook
Optional: Fabric stiffener

Worked with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout. Make sides in one piece. Make base and join to sides. Apply fabric stiffener and fold top edge of basket to right side to finish.

Lily Sugar’n Cream 2 Strand Basket (to crochet)
(PDF modified July 1, 2009)

ARCHIVED VERSIONS

There are different sizes of this pattern that have been mingled over time.

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton & Lily Sugar’n Cream
Small Stash Baskets
Includes directions for both Small and Medium sizes.

Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (70.9 g/2.5 oz) or
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz)

Small: 5 ins [12.5 cm] square x 6 ins [15 cm] deep, with top unfolded
Requires (2) balls Lily Sugar’n Cream or (3) balls Handicrafter Cotton

Medium: 5 ins [12.5 cm] wide x 10 ins [25.5 cm] long x 6 ins [15 cm] deep, with top unfolded
Requires (3) balls Lily Sugar’n Cream or (4) balls Handicrafter Cotton

Size 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook

Gauge: 18 sc and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm]
Note: This version is worked with 1 strand of yarn.

(PDF modified December 11, 2006)
http://web.archive.org/web/20120106005051/http://www.bern...

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton & Lily Sugar’n Cream
Large Stash Basket
12 ins [30.5 cm] square x 12 ins [30.5 cm] deep
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (70.9 g/2.5 oz) 11 balls or
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz) 16 balls
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook
(PDF modified December 11, 2006)
https://web.archive.org/web/20120106010333/http://www.ber...

Michael’s version (Project #e06685)
Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Crochet Double Stranded Basket
Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Confectionary Colors Twists
(340 g / 12 oz) (1) ball
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook
http://web.archive.org/web/20090507213334/http://www.mich...