Textured Basket with Handles by Sweet Softies

Textured Basket with Handles

Crochet
February 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
6.0 mm (J)
One size. Base diameter: 10 inches, Basket height: 6 inches
US
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This pattern is available for free.

The Textured Basket pattern provides easy instructions for crocheting a simple, chic, and functional basket featuring various crochet stitches and techniques, including the single crochet, slip stitch, crocheting in back loops only, and 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!

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

Stitches/Terms Used (Written in 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 for YouTube video tutorial

Materials
Bulky weight 5 yarn in 2 skeins of Bernat Maker Outdoor in the colors: ‘Sandy Beach’ (brown) and ‘Fresh White’ (white)
6mm hook
Scissors

This pattern is © 2019 Sweet Softies (www.sweetsofties.com). 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. No wholesale.

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