Felted Acorn Basket 4040 by Carla Malcomb

Felted Acorn Basket 4040

January 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
8.0 mm (L)
8.0 mm (L)
120 yards (110 m)
one size
This pattern is available for $4.00 USD
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Fun, cute little autumn containers for a holiday table, woodland themed nursery, or the person who has everything. Hold pocket loot, barrettes, sewing notions, candy stash, supplies around your desk, and more.. Baskets are soft on surfaces, yet sturdy and curiously adorable!

4.5 x 4.5-in
(11.5 x 11.5) cm

Crochet first. Then, do the felting process in the washing machine. Hot water, detergent, and agitation will cause stitches to shrink, cling, and tangle together to form a durable solid fabric that you can shape and let dry.

Clearly written, user-friendly instructions.


Basic crochet stitches
(U.S. terms)

MATERIALS to render 4 Baskets:
2 skeins Lion Brand® Fishermen’s Wool
465 yds (425 m)/8 oz (227 g) per skein

Each Basket will call for:
90 yds (82 m) of Nature’s Brown #126
30 yds (28 m) of Oatmeal #123
or substitute a total of 120 yds (110 m) medium weight wool yarn, suitable for felting.

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