Ami Baskets - Panda, Piggy and Frog by Handy Kitty

Ami Baskets - Panda, Piggy and Frog

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Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches = 4 inches
in single crochet
4.5 mm
22 - 66 yards (20 - 60 m)
one size
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Amigurumi is not just for softies, you can make these amigurumi styled baskets/holders with your left over cotton yarn. Meet panda, piggy and frog - these cute baskets are crocheted in the round, with ears/eyes sewn on top. They will hold your hooks, needles, pens, cellphone and keys, and why not your house plant? :)

Diameter: 10 cm
Height: 9 cm (excluding ears/eyes)
4.5 mm hook (US 7) - or size needed to get 17 scs per 10 cm (gauge is not critical).
Panda: Worsted weight cotton yarn, white 50 m, black 25 m, 2 black buttons (diam 2.5 cm and 1.75 cm)
Piggy: Worsted weight cotton yarn, pink 50 m, cerise 25 m, small amount of black yarn
Frog: Worsted weight cotton yarn, lime green 60 m, turquoise 20 m, 2 white buttons (diam 1.5 cm), small amount of red yarn

A useful video for making an adjustable ring (magical ring):

Read more about making amigurumi here.