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Free Crochet Pattern: Springtime Basket

Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Choice® Baby - Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90070AD
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 6 in. (15 cm) diameter (not including handle)

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
CORRECTIONS: (applied Feb 27, 2009)


Repeat Rnd 2 12 until side measures about 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) from beginning.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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This colorful basket is great for holding Easter eggs or spring decorations. Featured in March 2009 BK4K newsletter.
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Twists: 2.5 oz (70 g), 121 yards (111 meters)

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•  860-171 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Fern
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
6 in. (15 cm) diameter circle of craft foam
Pencil
 

Springtime Basket

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice® Baby - Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

BASKET
Base

With A, ch 2. 

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beginning of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. 

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts. 

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sts. 

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 24 sts. 

Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around – 30 sts. 

Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around – 36 sts. 

Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around – 42 sts. 

Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around – 48 sts. 

Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around – 54 sts. 

Rnd 10: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; rep from * around – 60 sts.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; rep from * around – 66 sts.
Shape Side
Rnd 12: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around.
Rnd 13: Working in both loops, sc in each st around.
Repeat Rnd 12 until side measures about 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) from beginning.
Fasten off.

FLOWERS
Cut a 12 in. (30.5 cm) length of E and a 24 in. (51 cm) length of B. Fold E length in half and lay along pencil for ‘stem’. Wrap B in a spiral around pencil and stem. Knot ends of E loosely together. Slide pencil carefully from yarn wraps and tighten knot to gather wraps together for Flower. Make as many Flowers as desired, using E for stems and B, C, or D for Flowers.

HANDLE
Cut 15 lengths of A and 6 lengths of E, 25 in. (63.5 cm) long.
Knot all strands tog about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) from one end. Divide yarn into 3 groups of 7 strands each and braid. Knot strands tog about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) from end.

FINISHING
Sew Handle ends to Basket. Sew Flowers to Basket as desired.
Place foam in Basket to add structure to Base.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Springtime Basket Reviewed by Carol Cox on 2010-09-25 *****
made several on lots of colors, grandson loved it


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