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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I used two kinds of yarn for the gift basket crochet pattern. Red Heart Soft and Red Heart with Love were used for my project but Lion Brand Vanna's Choice or any other worsted yarn will work.
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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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video is marked “private”!!
Sorry about that, it’s now adjusted!
The youTube link isn’t allowing me to access it–it states that it is “Private” do I need a password?
Sorry, I changed it so your able to view it! Thanks for letting me know!
What chain 2 space in previous round?
In round 3, you’ll start to work over or in front of the chain 2 spaces from the previous round. Let me know if you need anything further!
OK, I see that in round 2.
The pattern and the video use dc in the or over the spaces, but overlaid during the video, it states “hdc not dc.” ????
In the video, I stated to work into the DC of the previous round. The previous round was actually a hdc round, that is what the overlay was mentioning. Hope that helps!
Oh, OK, thanks, it was not clear to me.