Reversible Trio of Forest Baskets by Deja Jetmir
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Reversible Trio of Forest Baskets

Crochet
November 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 9 rows = 2 inches
in single crochet
5.0 mm (H)
100 - 300 yards (91 - 274 m)
Owl Basket: 24” circumference x 8” high, Tree Basket: 15” circumference x 4” high, Leaf Basket: 10” circumference x 2” high
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Skill Level: Intermediate

These reversible baskets are a great way to try out Fair Isle Crochet. Using medium worsted weight yarn, you can start with the small leaf basket to get your feet wet and eventually move on to the large owl basket when you’re ready.

Not only are these baskets cute, but they are practical. You can reverse from pattern to a solid color by simply flipping them inside out.

Never tried Fair Isle Crochet? Don’t worry, the pattern comes with a photo tutorial section and you can watch my free video tutorials on the subject whenever you like.

Fair Isle is a technique where two colors are used in any particular row to create pictures or designs in your project.
The photo tutorials include:

  1. Color Changing throughout the beanie including at the round join.
  2. Catching the yarn to create short floats.
  3. How to keep your yarn untangled.
  4. How to keep your seam straight on your basket.

Basket Sizes:
Owl Basket: 24” circumference x 8” high
Tree Basket: 15” circumference x 4” high
Leaf Basket: 10” circumference x 2” high

Recommended Yarn
Medium worsted weight yarn (varies by basket)

Recommended Hook
5mm US-H

The basket pattern is in .pdf format so you will need Adobe Reader to open the document and print it.

Just a quick reminder, this is my original design and this pattern is not to be copied and reproduced for monetary purposes, I’d love if you made as many as you liked for yourself or to give as gifts, or even sell for profit (see my shop policies for more info on this), but please do not make copies of the pattern. Thanks!