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.
To learn how to crocheted these Easter baskets, please watch this video and read on for the free pattern.
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EASTER BASKET PATTERN
Material: Plastic Bag Yarn
Hook Size: I
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.
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.
Round 3: Ch3, dc in same stitch, 2 dc in each dc to end of round, join with sl st in top of ch3.
Round 4: Ch3, dc in back loop of each stitch around entire basket, sl st in top of ch3.
(Note: When round 4 is completed, the basket sides are being created)
Round 5: Ch3, dc in each dc to end of round, slip stitch in top of ch3.
Round 6 & 7: Repeat round 5.
Handle: To make a sturdier handle, add another length of plastic bag yarn.
Chain 22 stitches and attach handle to opposite side of basket.
The basket is finished.
Aren't these baskets adorable. Fill them with candy for gift-giving or use as Easter decoration around the house.
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