Knit Stitch Basket with Handles by Sweet Softies

Knit Stitch Basket with Handles

October 2018
Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
9.0 mm (M/N)
132 yards (121 m)
Base diameter: 10 inches, Basket height: 6 inches
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The Knit Stitch Basket pattern provides easy instructions for crocheting a simple, chic, and functional basket featuring the “knit stitch”! This basket is relatively quick to work up, yet maintains a lovely look. While it is a beginner-friendly crochet pattern with video tutorials and photo references, there are many ways to customize it to give it a unique and special look! For example, play with different yarn colors, or add embellishments (e.g., buttons, flowers, bows) to make it the perfect, personalized item for your home or as a gift to a cherished one!

Base diameter: 10 inches
Basket height: 6 inches

Familiar Beginner. Requires knowledge of or willingness to learn the stitches used (below) and changing colors.

Stitches/Terms Used (US Terminology):
Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch (insert hook, yarn over, pull through both loops)
Sc: single crochet
Inc: increase (insert two sc in one stitch)
Dec: decrease (sc two stitches together)
BLO: back loops only
KS: knit stitch Click here to find video tutorial
RSC: reverse single crochet Click here to find video tutorial

Jumbo weight 7 yarn in bottom color (Smoke) and top color (Ivory)
(I used nearly 2 full skeins of Bernat Maker Big in the colors: Smoke & Ivory)
9mm hook

This pattern is © Sweet Softies ( For personal use only. You may not copy, alter, or sell this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made with this pattern if you credit Sweet Softies as the designer and link to my website, Etsy shop, or Facebook page. No wholesale. (@SweetSofties)