The simplest crochet basket

4.jpgIf you are in search of quick, easy and pretty crochet pattern then go ahead and make this basket following my free pattern. I made it in an hour when I was looking for an addition to a gift I have purchased for a friend. It works as storage or a decoration, it’s perfect for beginners and can be excellent last-minute gift solution!

The pattern is worked in single crochet entirely, by exchanging two colors and is 25 cm wide.

MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Bulky cotton yarn (white and beige)
  • 7 mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle

PATTERN

Start with a magic ring. The rounds are worked without joining.

Rnd 1: ch1, sc 5 in the ring; place the stitch marker in the last sc.

Place the marker in the last stitch of each of the following rows  as you work.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc of the previous row (10 sc)

Rnd 3: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next stitch, 2 sc in next st, sc in next* to the end of the row (15 sc)

Rnd 4: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next two stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next two* to the end of the row (20 sc)

Rnd 5: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next three stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next three* to the end of the row (25 sc)

Rnd 6: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next four stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next four* to the end of the row (30 sc)

Rnd 7: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next five stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next five* to the end of the row (35 sc)

Rnd 8: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next six stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next six* to the end of the row (40 sc)

Rnd 9: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next seven stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next seven* to the end of the row (45 sc)

Rnd 10: 2 sc in first sc, *sc in next eight stitches, 2 sc in next st, sc in next eight* to the end of the row (50 sc)

Rnd 11: in the BLO work sc to the end of the row (50 sc)

Rnd 12 – 14: sc to the end of the row (50 sc)

Switch color to white.

Rnd 15 – 18: sc to the end of the row (50 sc)

Switch color to beige.

Rnd 19: sc to the end of the row, bind off and weave in ends.

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There we are, enjoy your pattern! Make sure to share the results with me and post your comments bellow!! 🙂

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