Wednesday, March 23, 2016

A lil something

for the crafty gals I meet with most weeks.  I am so blessed to have found these lovely ladies to share this crafting passion we all have. They are all fabulous paper crafters, so I try to do something different.  These are crochet baskets with a flower on the side. They have been filled with some miniature chocolates--Crafting and Chocolate...right?


The pattern is very quick, these were made over the course of a few evening's television watching. I modified the original pattern shown here You Tube

Thanks so much for stopping by!



Mini Easter Basket



5mm hook



Round 1

Slip knot

Chain 4, single stitch to join

Chain 2

9 ½ double crochets in rings center

Slip stitch to close the round



Round 2

Chain 2 1st Stitch 1 ½ double crochet

Remainder of stitches 2 ½ double crochets

Slip stitch to close the round





Rounds 3, 4, 5

Chain 2,  1 ½ double crochet in each stitch

After each round close with slip stitch.



Handle

Chain 15,  turn back and 1/2 double crochet all the chain

Slip stitch to close.  Attach handle to other basket side

With yarn and needle.





Flower

Slip Knot, chain 5, slip stitch to close circle

5 petals, each petal is a chain of 2 single crochets, 2 double crochets and a slip stitch into the middle of the ring. Start the petal with the chain of two single crochets.

Make 5 petals

Close with slip stitch to join.  Either fill center with a button or contrasting yarn stitching.

9 comments:

  1. What a sweet thing to do, Cat! I know they loved these!

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  2. Lucky, lucky girls you craft with! These are so adorable in such pretty spring colors, Cat!

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  3. Oh I wish I was in your group, Cat! I haven't crocheted in years, but these make me want to try again! Bet you were the star of the evening!

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  4. I'm with Greta, and Sally, Cat ... we all want to come to your play group! Darling little treats!
    =]

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  5. That is such an awesome little crocheted basket! Wow you have many talents! :)

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  6. fantastic. so adorable and clever

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  7. fantastic. so adorable and clever

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  8. You are so clever, Cat! I love how you created the baskets and the flowers are so pretty! What a lovely gift!!!
    Thanks for the pattern, too :)

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