This gift basket crochet pattern was created for A Crocheted Simplicity's Mini Mystery Crochet Along. With the color changes being not project specific, this was a fun project to see progress photos for. Although mine was create as a movie night basket, it can be used to hold anything!
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Sc: Single Crochet
Hdc: Half Double Crochet
Dc: Double Crochet
Slst: Slip Stitch
BLO: Back Loop Only
G hook: 17 sc x 14 rows = 4"
Chains do not count as a stitch unless noted.
Movie Night Gift Basket Crochet Pattern
With G hook and Color A yarn, ch 22
R1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, hdc across – 21 sts
R2-15: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across – 21 sts
R1: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in same st, sc in next 18, skip next st, 3 sc in last st, rotate piece to work down raw edge, sc 18 evenly down raw edge, rotate piece to work along starting chain, 3 sc in 1st ch, sc in next 18 chs, skip next ch, 3 sc in last ch, rotate piece to work up opposite raw edge, sc 18 evenly up raw edge, join – 84 sts
Do not finish off. Switch to H hook.
*Chain 2 space from previous round can either be worked over or stitches worked in front.
For a video tutorial on Rounds 2 & 3, click the YouTube icon below. Keep in mind this pattern was designed for a mystery crochet along and video states it is.
R1: Ch 1, working in BLO entire round, hdc in each st around, join – 84
R2: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 5, ch 2, skip 2, (hdc in next 2, ch 2, skip 2) 3 times, *hdc in next 7, ch 2, skip 2, (hdc in next 2, ch 2, skip 2) 3 times, repeat * around to last st, hdc in last st, join – 52 sts
The following Rounds will have all stitches worked into 2 rounds below the working row.
R3: Turn, slst in next st, slst in next ch space joining Color B, ch 1, *2 dc in unworked sts, (ch 2, skip 2, 2 dc in unworked sts) 3 times, ch 7, skip 7, repeat * around, join – 32 sts
R4: Turn, slst in ch 7 space with Color A, dc in same and next 6 unworked sts, ch 2, skip 2, (dc in next 2 unworked sts, ch 2, skip 2) 3 times, *dc in next 7 unworked sts, ch 2, skip 2, (dc in next 2 unworked sts, ch 2, skip 2) 3 times, repeat * around to last st, join – 52 sts
R5: Turn, slst in next ch space switching to Color B, ch 1, *2 dc in unworked sts, (ch 2, skip 2, 2 dc in unworked sts) 3 times, ch 7, skip 7, repeat * around, join – 32 sts
Repeat Rounds 4 & 5 for a total of 16 rounds of the Body of Container (should end with Color B) but use Color A to join instead.
Ch 1, starting in same, *sc in next 7 switching to Color B on last st, dc next 2 from round below switching to Color A on last st, (sc in next 2 switching to Color B on last st, dc next 2 from round below switching to Color A on last st) 3 times, repeat * around, join – 84 stsLastly, finish off and weave in ends. Also, yellow crinkle cut shred paper filler works great as a bag filler!
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