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Ho Ho Ho Basket ~ A Free Crochet Pattern

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I'm not sure about you, but I love baskets! There's no type of basket will will deter me from filling it with yarn! Even this Christmas basket is filled with it. It doesn't matter it they're used for presents, holiday decor, or crafty supplies, this easy crochet basket pattern will have you whipping them up for youself and as gifts! 

Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern

This Holiday Basket Crochet Pattern is quick to work up, fun to show off, and great to gift to others! Mine is filled with Lion Brand Go For Faux so I can make two more Crispen the Snowman as gifts this coming year.

The holiday beanie crochet pattern is the third of seven "Ho Ho Ho" patterns. Check out the other patterns in this series:

Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern

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Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern


Materials: 

Sizing:

One Size: 10" height, 35" circumference


Gauge:

10 sc, 10 rows = 4”

The  Furls L 7.00mm Odyssey Crochet Hook was used to create this pattern. When using this hook, my gauge differed from when using a different L hook. Please always check gauge to ensure the best project!


Pattern Key:

  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • Hdc: Half Double Crochet
  • BLO: Back Loop Only
  • Slst: Slip Stitch
  • St(s): Stitch(es)

Difficulty:

Easy

Holiday Basket Crochet Pattern

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Special Pattern Notes: 

Photo tutorial at end of pattern is for visual purposes only. Do not use stitch count as reference. Find a video tutorial here.

Cut three 120” lengths using Color B. Make three 3 3/8” pom poms using Color B.

Learn how to create a pom pom without a pom pom maker here.

Body of basket is worked continuously around. Use a stitch marker to mark first or last stitch of each round.

Holiday Basket Crochet Pattern: Base of Basket

Magic Circle

R1: Ch 1, 8 hdc in circle, join – 8 sts

R2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, join – 16 sts

R3: Ch 1, hdc in same, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 24 sts

R4: Ch 1, hdc in same and next, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 2, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 32 sts

R5: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 2, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 3, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 40 sts

R6: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 3, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 4, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 48 sts

R7: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 4, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 5, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 56 sts

R8: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 5, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 6, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 64 sts

R9: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 6, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 7, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 72 sts

R10: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 7, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 8, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 80 sts

R11: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 8, 2 hdc in next, *hdc in next 9, 2 hdc in next, repeat * around, join – 88 sts

Do not finish off. Continue to Body of Basket.


Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern: Body of Basket

Body is worked continuously around. Use stitch marker to mark first or last stitch of each round. Entire Body of Basket is worked in BLO.

R12: Ch 1, sc in each st around – 88 sts

R13-14: Sc in next 40 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R15: Sc in next 40 switching to Color B, sc in next 6 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R16-17: Sc in next 40 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R18: Sc in each st around – 88 sts

R19-20: Sc in next 43 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R21: Sc in next 43 switching to Color B, sc in next 6 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R22-23: Sc in next 43 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R24: Sc in each st around – 88 sts

R25-26: Sc in next 46 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R27: Sc in next 46 switching to Color B, sc in next 6 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R28-29: Sc in next 46 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc in next 2 switching to Color B, sc in next 2 switching to Color A, sc remaining sts around – 88 sts

R30: Sc in next 17, ch 12, skip 12, sc in next 32, ch 12, skip 12, sc remaining sts around – 64 sts

R31: Sc in each st and ch around – 88 sts

R32: Sc in each st around – 88 sts

Slst in next. Finish off and weave in ends.

Sew one pom pom to the right of each H.


To keep the bottom of the basket flat, cut a circular piece of cardboard slightly smaller than the circumference. Place in bottom of basket. To cover cardboard, repeat Base of Basket. Finish off and sew in bottom of basket, covering the cardboard. Doing this may require more yarn.


And that, my friend, is how to make this Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern!

Color Change Tutorial

easy crochet basket pattern

Before finishing a stitch prior to a new color, pull through new color on last pull through. 

Holiday Basket Crochet Pattern

This picture shows completed color change.

Working Over Yarn Around H

Holiday Basket Crochet Pattern

First Row: Work over Color A.

Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern

Switch to Color A on last pull through.

Christmas Basket Crochet Pattern

Switch to Color B on last pull through.

Crochet Color Behind 4

 Work over non-working yarn across H.

Crochet Color Behind 5

Second Row: When joining Color B, take yarn from left and loosely cross stitches.

Crochet Color Behind 6

Work over both stretched Color B and non-working yarn.

Crochet Color Behind 7

Even when working Color A, work over both stretched Color B and non-working yarn.


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