Who doesn’t love a cute storage crochet basket pattern? I know I’m constantly looking for things that help me organize my home and keep things pretty. With a new puppy in the house, I wanted a basket for all of her new toys. I also wanted a couple of different sizes, although I ended up keeping the purple one for my crochet hooks instead of her puppy treats.
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Who would guess that these two baskets are the same exact pattern? Yep, same instructions. The difference is the larger one uses three strands at once and a larger hook. But guess what?! I have an easy way to work 3 strands of yarn from 1 ball. Check out this quick video below:
G (4.0mm) small basket & P (10mm) large basket
Removable stitch markers if needed
Yarn needle to weave in ends
Dishie by WeCrochet (190yds/100g)
Worsted Weight, 100% Cotton
Small Basket Colorway:
Eggplant (1 skein) and Lilac Mist (1 skein)
Large Basket Colorway:
Silver (3 skeins) & White (1 skein)
115 (725) Yards
blo – back loop only
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
dc2tog – double crochet 2 together
flo – front loop only
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
Stsc – stacked single crochet
Stsc2tog – stacked single crochet 2 together
16 (8) sts by 4.5 (1.75) rows = 4×4” in crochet bee st
Width: 3.75 (8) inches (36 cm)
Height: 4 (7) inches (142 cm)
Crochet Bee Stitch- Use a loose tension for this stitch. Ch 1, *slide hook under the second strand of the ‘V’ in the second stitch from the row below and then 2sc into the skipped stitch from round 2; repeat * around. For the last stitch in the round, the 2sc will be worked over the seam and into the first skipped stitch, join.
Stacked Single Crochet (Stsc):
Stacked Single Crochet 2 Together (Stsc2tog)
Do not chain at the beginning of the row. Insert your hook into the first stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through both loops on the hook; this will look similar to a single crochet stitch. Insert your hook into the left verticle bar below, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Yarn over and insert your hook into the second stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop. Next, Yarn over and pull through two loops on the hook. Last, Yarn over and pull through the remaining four loops on the hook.
Tip: Mark this stitch with a stitch marker so you know which stitch is your first stitch in the row.
Crochet Basket Pattern Written Instructions
Crochet Basket Base
Rnd 1: With Main Basket Base Yarn Color, sc 8 inside MR, do not join. (8 sts)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each stitch around. (16 sts)
Rnd 3: *2sc in first, sc in next; repeat * around. (24 sts)
Rnd 4: *2sc in first, sc in next 2; repeat * around. (32 sts)
Rnd 5: *2sc in first, sc in next 3; repeat * around. (40 sts)
Rnd 6: *2sc in first, sc in next 4; repeat * around. (48 sts)
Rnd 7: sc in each stitch around.
Rnd 8: Working in the blo for this round, *skip first, 2sc in next; repeat * around.
Rnd 9: Crochet in the bee stitch (see notes) for each stitch around.
Repeat round 9 until the basket is the desired height. For the small basket shown, there are 18 repeats. For the large basket shown, there are 19 repeats.
Rnd 1: With Lace Yarn Color, sl st in first, ch 1, sc in same and in each stitch around, join. (48 sts)
Rnd 2: Working in the flo for this round, Stsc, dc in next, *ch 5, sk 3, dc 5*; repeat from * to * around, until the last 3 sts, dc in the last 3 sts, join. (60 sts including chains)
Rnd 3: Skip the first 2 sts, *(dc 4, ch 2, dc 4) in chain space, sk 2, sc in next, sk 2*; repeat from * to * around, join and turn. (66 sts including chains)
Rnd 4: Stsc the first and the last dc sts together (skipping the sc), *ch 1, sk 1, dc 1, ch 1, sk 1, (dc 1, ch 2, dc 1) in chain space, ch 1, sk 1, dc 1, ch 1, sk 1, dc next two dc sts together (skipping the sc)*; repeat from * to * around, ending with a sl st to the first st in the round, join. (66 sts including chains)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) twice, (sc, ch 4, sc) in next ch-2 sp, (ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 2; repeat from * to * around, join. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Finishing with Tassels:
Tassels are an optional detail that can be added to the points of the lace. Cut the desired amount of strands to the same length and attach with a larks head knot.
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