Crocheted Easter Basket


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Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

It is time to start planning for the Easter holiday. What is Easter without Easter Baskets to decorate your home or fill with candy for gift-giving.

Make some cute, easy little crocheted baskets in a few hours with this free pattern. The material used for these baskets was plastic bag yarn which is also know as plarn.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

To learn how to crocheted these Easter baskets, please watch this video and read on for the free pattern.



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Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

EASTER BASKET PATTERN

Material: Plastic Bag Yarn
Hook Size: I

Abbreviations:
Ch – Chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Beg - Beginning

Ch 4 and join with slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, 9 sc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch1.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Round 2: Ch3, 2 dc in first stitch, *1 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next*, repeat between * - * to end of round, join with sl st in top of ch3.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets













Round 3: Ch3, dc in same stitch, 2 dc in each dc to end of round, join with sl st in top of ch3.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Round 4: Ch3, dc in back loop of each stitch around entire basket, sl st in top of ch3.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

(Note: When round 4 is completed, the basket sides are being created)

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Round 5: Ch3, dc in each dc to end of round, slip stitch in top of ch3.

Round 6 & 7: Repeat round 5.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Handle: To make a sturdier handle, add another length of plastic bag yarn. Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Chain 22 stitches and attach handle to opposite side of basket.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

The basket is finished.
Aren't these baskets adorable. Fill them with candy for gift-giving or use as Easter decoration around the house.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

EXAMPLES OF PLASTIC BAG YARN

Plastic Bag Yarn - Plarn

To learn how to make plastic bag yarn, click here.





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