Hollis by Lynn Brennan

Hollis

Knitting
May 2016
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 6 rows = 4 inches
in little herringbone
US 19 - 15.0 mm
Bottom diameter: 35.5cm / 14” Top diameter: 67.5cm / 26½" Depth: 34.5 cm / 13½”
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Sizing and Measurements: Bottom diameter: 35.5cm / 14”
Top diameter: 67.5cm / 26½“
Depth: 34.5 cm / 13½”

Yarn: 0.5 cm / 7/32” diameter cotton clothesline or cotton
rope x 244 m / 800 feet
Sample uses Ace Hardware Store brand cotton clothesline.

Gauge: 7 sts & 6 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Little Herringbone pattern on 15 mm needles
5 sts & 6.25 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch on 15 mm needles
4 sts & 4 rows = 10 cm / 4” over single crochet on 15.75 mm crochet hook

Hook & Needles: 15.75 mm / US Q crochet hook
15 mm / US 19 circular needle, 80 cm / 32” length OR straight needles
Always use a needle and hook size that will result in the correct gauge.

Notions: 2 stitch markers (at least 1 should be a locking stitch marker), scrap yarn or string, large safety pins, clear
packing tape (to seal the ends of the rope), 1 pair of 1.25 cm
/ ½” wide Doe Handcrafted 71 cm / 28” leather handles in
shade Caramel

Notes: The bottom of the basket is crocheted as a spiral in
the round. The body of the basket is knit in 4 pieces – 2 side
panels and 2 front/back panels. All 4 pieces are joined by a
cast off and then seamed along the sides from the top down
with a modified mattress stitch to create a round basket
body. The body is then seamed to the bottom.