Do crochet baskets that need to be starched in order to hold their shape make you sad? I understand.
If you are you looking for a heavy-duty, functional baskets you could use daily and worry about it as little as you would about a woven basket, this technique is for you. Coiled crochet is an exciting technique that results in sturdy and durable baskets, potholders, and rugs.
With the help of this ultra-detailed PDF pattern and guide, you will learn the basics of coiled crochet while making a simple yet highly practical set of sturdy crochet baskets that will take daily use the way baskets should.
A 54-page instructional book in PDF format including written patterns for 3 sizes of crochet baskets, and close to 100 high-quality close-up photos illustrating each step of the process. The patterns are written in standard American terms. Units of measure are given in both metric and Imperial systems.
As soon as payment clears, you will be able to instantly download two files: Complete Instructions, and Pattern Only (for ease of printing, should you desire to print out the pattern section alone).
Sugar n’ Cream Cotton
7/32 cotton clothesline with polyester core
The pattern lists total quantities for the whole project as well as amounts for each individual basket. In addition, it provides resources to find suitable alternatives to listed materials if you can’t access (or don’t want to use) brands suggested.
While the stitches used are very basic, coiled crochet is an intermediate technique that requires constant coil tension management. This pattern is not recommended for a novice crocheter.
Small Basket Diameter: 19 cm (7.5 in) Height: 9 cm (3.5 in)
Medium Basket Diameter: 23 cm (9 in) Height: 10 cm (3.9 in)
Large Basket Diameter: 28 cm (11 in) Height: 11 cm (4.3 in)