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Free Crochet Pattern: Easter Basket

Lion Brand« Baby's First® - Baby Wool
Pattern #: L0136AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 9 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm) tall x 6 in. (15 cm) wide



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Crochet this basket for the next Easter egg hunt or fill it with flowers for a wedding.

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Color (C)
Baby Wool

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Baby's First®
Pixie Dust Cotton Ball Twinkle Toes Fairy Tale Splish Splash Sea Sprite Beanstalk Honey Bee
Baby Wool
Coral Blue Bell Sunflower Alpine Meadow Bouquet
*Baby's First® (Article #925). 55% Acrylic, 45% Cotton; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (120yds/110m) pull skeins
*Baby Wool (Article #823). 100% Total Easy Care Wool; package size: Solids: 1.75oz (50g), 98yds (90m)
Prints: 1.4oz (40g), 79yds (72m)

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•  925-099 Baby's First Yarn: Pixie Dust
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•  823-103 Baby Wool Yarn: Coral
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)   $ 2.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Easter Basket

Lion Brand« Baby's First® - Baby Wool

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:

1. Basket is worked with 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog throughout.
2. Basket is worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds. 3. A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed.


BASKET
Beg at base of basket, with 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 16 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 32 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.
Note: For Rnds 6-13, work through both loops of each st.
Rnd 6: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc; rep from * around - 40 sc.
Rnd 10: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc; rep from * around - 44 sc.
Rnds 12 and 13: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

 

HANDLE
With 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog, ch 31.
Rnd 1:Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 28 ch, 4 sc in last ch; rotate piece to work along opposite side of foundation ch (at the base of the sts you just worked), sc in next 28 ch, 2 sc in last ch; join with slip st in first ch. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING
Sew ends of Handle inside top edge of Basket. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 9 reviews)
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Easter Basket Reviewed by kris on 2013-03-11 *****
awesome pattern!


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