Recycled Denim & Sisal Twine Basket by kc starr

Recycled Denim & Sisal Twine Basket

August 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3 stitches and 2 rows = 1 inch
in pattern stitch, see notes
5.0 mm (H)
1000 yards (914 m)
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This pattern is available for free.

I cut fabric yarn from old jeans and coiled that to make a basket. It is secured with sisal twine (purchased from a hardware store) crocheted around the denim. I have heard this method called “string crochet” before

It makes a very sturdy basket. not floppy at all

Getting the exact gauge is not required. As long as you are happy with the shape & texture, you are fine.