Crochet Fabric Basket Pattern
3 yards of fabric (cotton, broadcloth, shirting etc) CUT in to 3 inch strips.
(approx 40 yards of 3 inch strips)
“Q” hook (aka Jiffy Hook)
“L” hook (or smaller hook to weave in ends)
Scissors, Stitch markers
Chain – Ch
Single Crochet – Sc
Slip stitch – Sl st.
(do not join rounds unless instructed, mark the beg stitch with a marker)
Rnd 1, Work 8 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (8)
Rnd 2, Work 2 sc in each stitch around (16
Rnd 3, Work 2 sc in beg sc, Work 1 sc in next stitch. *Work 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in
Next sc* Rpt from * to * around. (24) Join to beg sc with a sl st.
Rnd 4, Ch 1, sc in the back loop of joining stitch. Sc in the back loop of each stitch
Around, (24) Do not join
Rnd 5, Work a sc in each stitch around (24)
Rnd 6, Work a sc in each stitch around (24) Join to beg sc with a sl st. Cut fabric
And weave in ends.
Turn basket “inside out,” so the public side is facing out.
Beginning with the first sc of rnd 6, place stitch markers through stitch 1 and stitch 2. Then place stitch markers through stitch 12 and stitch 13.
Join Fabric through stitch 1, ch 17, Taking care not to twist chain, join to stitch 12 with a sl st.
Then slp st to stitch 13, work a sl st into the top (closest loop to hook) loop of each handle chain. (17) Sl st to stitch 2. Cut fabric and weave in ends.
Karen Glasgow Follett cpr 2012