Colorful basket by Vendula Maderska

Colorful basket

October 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 5 rows = 4 inches
in 137 yards (125 meters) and 164 yards (150 meters)
3.5 mm (E)
140 - 150 yards (128 - 137 m)
Size of finished basket: 9,5 cm x 10cm ( 3,74 x 3,9 inches)
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Update 01/25/2016

What a bright colors:-) I just love this combination. The beads and pompoms are so funny. The basket for you little secrets :-)

This pattern is written in standard American (US) terms, in English language, with step-by-step instruction and plenty pictures for succesfull completing of your work. The PDF has 8 pages.

Needed material:
• yarn calls for 3.5 - 4 mm hook (US 4-6)
• hook 3.5 mm (US E/4)
• tapestry needle
• wooden or acrylic beads average 4 and 9 mm
• scissors

I used these yarns:
Softfun by Scheepjeswol, 60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic
Weight: DK / 8 ply (11 wpi), Gauge: 21.0 to 22.0 sts = 4 inches
Yardage: 153 yards /140 meters in 50 g
I used these colors: green 2517, orange 2427, red 2410, light pink 2480, hot pink 2495,
turquoise 2423

Tip for alternative material: Jeans by Yarnart


Catania by Schachenmayr, I used 100% mercerized cotton yarn
Weight: Sport/ 5ply (12 wpi), Gauge: 26 stitches in 4 inch (10 cm)
Yardage: 125m / 137 yds in (50g)
I used these colors: light pink 222, hot pink 114, orange 189, red 115, apple green 205, yellowgreen 392, turquoise 146

Tip for alternative material: you could use e.g. Camilla by Madame Tricote Paris,Bahar by Alize, Camilla cotton by Ice yarn, Miami by Red Heart, Catona by Scheepjeswol etc.

You will need max 60 g for all basket

I used hook 3,5 mm (US 4/ E)

Size of finished basket: 9,5 cm x 10cm ( 3,74 x 3,9 inches)

Level: Intermediate. You should know, how to crochet these stitches: Chain (CH), Slip stitch (SlSt), Single crochet (SC), Double crochet (DC), Increasing (inc): 2 SC or DC in same stitch, Decreasing (dec): 2 stitches together, Back post single crochet (BPSC) - explained in the pattern

ENJOY THIS PATTERN :-) If you will need my assistance with the pattern - feel free and write.

Copyright © 2016 Vendula Maderska/ .The pattern is for personal use only. You are welcomed to sell finished projects based on this pattern, handmade by you in limited series with a link and credit to the designer. More information check at