If you follow my blog, you know how much I love crocheting with jute. Jute and cotton are my two most favorite fibers to work with. And if Pinterest is any indication, I am not the only one who likes the look of a basket made in a combination of these materials.
Jute is a natural fiber, derived from the jute plant. To learn about the jute plant itself, and where and how it’s grown, have a look at this Encyclopaedia Britannica entry. For additional information about jute, its environmental impact and its various practical applications, I recommend this short article from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN.
Among jute’s most commonly recognized forms, when processed, are burlap cloth and sacks, and packaging twine. And it is this twine that I love to use when crocheting my baskets. Why? Continue reading crocheting with jute: tips and tricks
My round jute and cotton stacking baskets hardly need an introduction.
That’s why I am so happy to announce that their eagerly awaited square version is finally here.
This pattern took way, way longer than I ever thought possible to publish, but at last it is here – and also in my Etsy shop.
The 25-page instantly downloadable PDF file contains instructions to crochet 3 perfectly stackable square crochet baskets.
Aside from nine written pattern sections, this instructional booklet is packed full with 37 high-quality detail-focused photos, four step-by-step photo tutorials, and many useful notes, tips, and tricks.
These three square baskets complement the round set perfectly both in size and proportion, and will add to your growing collection of simple, practical, and lasting home decor items made with the simplest of natural fibres: jute and cotton.
And now, both patterns are available as a discounted bundle!
The bundle is also available in my Etsy shop. If you’d prefer to buy it there, don’t hesitate to use coupon code BLOGZLAVA3 for an instant $3 off the already budget-friendly pattern bundle.