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Easter Basket
Lion Brand® Baby's First® - Baby Wool
Pattern Number: L0136AD Crochet this basket for the next Easter egg hunt or fill it with flowers for a wedding.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm) tall x 6 in. (15 cm) wide

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

925-099 Baby's First Yarn: Pixie Dust

Cream/off-white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (A)

925-101 Baby's First Yarn: Twinkle Toes

Light peach pink


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Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Note: (B)

823-103 Baby Wool Yarn: Coral

Soft light pink


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Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

Basket is worked with 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog throughout.

2.

Basket is worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds.

3.

A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.


INSTRUCTIONS



BASKET Beg at base of basket, with 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 16 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 32 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 5: Working in back loops only, sc in each sc around.

Note: For Rnds 6-13, work through both loops of each st.

Rnd 6: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * around - 36 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 8: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 9: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc; rep from * around - 40 sc.

Rnd 10: Sc in each sc around.

Rnd 11: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 9 sc; rep from * around - 44 sc.

Rnds 12 and 13: Sc in each sc around.Fasten off.





HANDLE With 1 strand each of A, B, and C held tog, ch 31.

Rnd 1:Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 28 ch, 4 sc in last ch; rotate piece to work along opposite side of foundation ch (at the base of the sts you just worked), sc in next 28 ch, 2 sc in last ch; join with slip st in first ch.

Fasten off.





FINISHING Sew ends of Handle inside top edge of Basket.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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