Red Heart Mini Basket

SUPPLIES

NOTES

  • Beginning chain does not count as a stitch
  • I used a Red Heart Mini Cake to make this basket, each cake has 72 yards, any weight 4 yarn could be substituted

ABBREVIATIONS

  • ch – Chain
  • slst – Slip Stitch
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • hdc – Half Double Crochet
  • dc – Double Crochet

DIMENSIONS

Finished Basket measures approximately 4.5 inches wide and 2.5 inches tall.

PATTERN

Begin with a Magic Ring, ch 1

ROW 1 

  • dc 10 into Magic Ring
  • slst to first dc (10 stitches)

ROW 2 

  • ch 2
  • 2 dc in each stitch around
  • slst to beginning dc (20 stitches)

ROW 3

  • ch 2
  • *dc in next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch*
  • Repeat from * to * around
  • slst to beginning dc (30 stitches)

ROW 4

  • ch 2
  • *dc in the next 2 stitches, 2 dc in the next stitch*
  • Repeat from * to * around
  • slst to beginning dc (40 stitches)

ROW 5

  • ch 1
  • *hdc in the next 3 stitches, 2 hdc in the next stitch*
  • Repeat from * to * around
  • slst to beginning hdc (50 stitches)

ROW 6

  • ch 1
  • hdc in each stitch around
  • Do not join at the end of the row (50 stitches)

*You will now work in continuous rounds, do not join at the end of each round

ROW 7

  • hdc in each stitch around

Continue repeating Row 7 until you reach the end of your yarn, fasten off and weave in ends, then fold the basket inside itself to create double thick sides.

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