Sweet Storage Baskets by Jane Howorth

Sweet Storage Baskets

August 2018
both are used in this pattern
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in with larger hook
5.0 mm (H)
2.0 mm
1014 yards (927 m)
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Made in a range of versatile shapes and sizes, these storage containers were designed with simplicity in mind. Accented with repeating circle motifs and leather handles, these baskets will add a beautiful decorative touch to your home.

DESIGNER Jane Howorth


FINISHED SIZE Basket #1, 5″ in diameter and 4.5″ deep; basket #1 lid, 5.5″ in diameter and 1.25″ deep; basket #2, 8″ in diameter and 11.25″ deep; basket #3, 10″ in diameter and 7.5″ deep; basket #4, 11.5″ in diameter and 3.75″ deep.

YARN Brown Sheep Company Burly Spun (100% wool; 132 yd / 8 oz): #BS-10 cream (MC), 6 skeins.

Brown Sheep Company Cotton Fine (80% cotton, 20% merino wool; 215 yd / 1.75 oz): #CF-005 cavern (CC), 1 skein.

HOOK Size H/8 (5 mm) and size 0 (2 mm) steel hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Yarn needle; removable stitch marker; 1″ wide black leather strap, 1.5 yd; pins; laundry starch, plastic food wrap; bubble wrap; paper; compass, 2; scissors; water-soluble pen; craft knife.

GAUGE 12 sts and 13 rnds = 4″ with larger hook; base rnds 16 = 4″ in diameter.

NOTES Baskets are worked in continuous rounds. Place marker in first stitch of round and move marker up as work progresses.