2 Strand Basket

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2 Strand Basket

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This large basket is crocheted with two strands of Lily Sugar 'n Cream and works up quick.

Size

Single Size
Approx 5 x 10 x 6 ins [12.5 x 25.5 x 15 cm], with top unfolded.
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The materials for this project cost $2.20

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 5 x 10 x 6 ins [12.5 x 25.5 x 15 cm], with top unfolded.

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

Optional- Fabric stiffener.

The materials for this project cost $2.20

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 5 x 10 x 6 ins [12.5 x 25.5 x 15 cm], with top unfolded.

MATERIALS

Basket
Lily Sugar 'n Cream Twists
Main Color (MC) () 4
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Optional: Fabric stiffener.

GAUGE

13½ sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn tog.

INSTRUCTIONS

SIDES (make in one piece).

With 2 strands of yarn, ch 21.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 20 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
**Next row: (RS). (Fold line). Ch 1. Working through back loops only, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Working through both loops, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from last fold line measures 10 ins [25.5 cm], ending with a WS row.**
Next row: (RS). (Fold line). Ch 1. Working through back loops only, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Working through both loops, 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from last fold line measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Rep from ** to ** once more.
Next row: (RS). (Joining row). Place foundation ch behind last row with WS of work tog. Ch 1.
Working through both thicknesses, 1 sc in each sc across. Fasten off.

BASE
With 2 strands of yarn, ch 35.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 34 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a WS row. Do not fasten off.
Join Base to Sides: Place lower edge of Sides behind Base with WS of work tog, aligning corners of Base with fold lines and joining row of Sides.
Next rnd: (RS). Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 rnd of sc around all 4 sides of Base. Join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Apply Fabric stiffener to Basket following manufacturer’s directions.
Fold top edge of Basket to RS as shown in picture.