Crochet Basket Recipe by Classic Elite
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Crochet Basket Recipe

Crochet
June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in single crochet
5.0 mm (H)
220 - 440 yards (201 - 402 m)
US
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Baskets are useful for SO many reasons and crocheting a basket is probably easier than you think. Suitable for beginners, you only need to know how to single crochet. You can easily customize the size to suit whatever purpose you dream up. To crochet a basket with sturdier sides, work the sides until they are twice as tall as desired and fold to the inside. Add purchased handles (or crochet some handles) and turn a basket into a summer bag.

Skill Level
Easy

Yarn
Hanako by Classic Elite Yarns
(50% linen, 50% cotton; 50 g = 164 y)

Larger basket (approx 10” diameter and 8” tall): 1 hank each
5603 Silvery Moon and 5616 Natural

Vase baskets (approx 3” diameter and 5” tall):1 hank each:
5612 Spring and 5650 Sunflower

Hook
Crochet hook in size H-8 (5.0 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Removable stitch marker

Gauge
In single crochet, approx 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”. Exact gauge is not crucial to the success of this project.