Kaylee’s Basket

Hey there! Thank you so much for checking out my Kaylee’s Basket pattern. I created this pattern for little Bianca Kaylee’s first birthday party. Her mother said no toys and all I had was yarn. So it was either this or a dress. I took the easy way out, lol. I hope you enjoy making this as much as I did!

For this pattern you will need:

  • Big Twist Baby yarn; 3 balls
    • Two balls of A and one ball of B
  • Size US J crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Measuring tape
  • Stitch markers
  • Scissors

You will need to know how to:

  • Magic Circle
  • Slip Stitch
  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet
  • Half Double Crochet
  • Joining a new ball of yarn in double crochet

Crochet Abbreviations:

St(s): Stitch(es)

Ch: Chain

Sk: Skip

Slst: Slip Stitch

SC: Single Crochet

DC: Double Crochet

HDC: Half Double Crochet

BLO: through the back loop only

A: Main Color

B: Secondary color

*: Repeat instructions that are within **

Gauge: None, you may want to go one hook down if you find that your basket base is to floppy. The Stiffer the better.

Final measurement: 11 inches wide across bottom and 7 ½ inches deep/height

Notes:

  1. This basket is work with two strands of yarn
  2. Your chain does not count as a st, meaning you will work your first sts into that same stitch
    1. Ie: ch. 1dc into every sts; your going to put a dc into the same st as your chain
  3. When you chain 1 pull up or you can chain 2 instead
  4. I used one strand from each ball of color A together and for color B I used both yarn ends

Bottom:

Rnd 1) With two strands form a Magic Circle with A

Rnd 2) Ch 3, Dc 10 into loop, slst join (10 sts)

Rnd 3) Ch 1, *2dc into every st,* slst join (20 sts)

Rnd 4) Ch 1, *1dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (30 sts)

Rnd 5) Ch 1, *2dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (40 sts)

Rnd 6) Ch 1, *3dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (50 sts)

Rnd 7) Ch 1, *4dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (60 sts)

Rnd 8) Ch 1, *5dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (70 sts)

Rnd 9) Ch 1, *6dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (80 sts)

Rnd 10) Ch 1, *7dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (90 sts)

Rnd 11) Ch 1, *8dc, 2dc into next st* slst join (100 sts)

Rnd 12) Ch 1, *9 Dc into next sts, 2 Dc into next st* slst join (110 sts)

(Your circle should measure 11 inches across)

Body:

Rnd 13) Ch 2, *1 dc blo,* 1hdc into last st, slst join (110sts)

Rnd 14) 1 Sc into first st, 1dc in every st, slst join

Rnd 15-19) Ch 1, 1dc in every st, slst join

Rnd 20) Ch 1, 1dc in the next 109 sts, join color B while working last dc, slst join

Rnd 21-26) Ch 1, 1dc in every st, slst join

Handles:

Rnd 27) Ch 1, 1dc into the next 24 sts, ch 10, Sk 7 sts, 1dc into the next 48 sts, ch 10, sk 7 sts, 1dc into the next 24 sts, slst join

Rnd 28) Ch 1, 1c into the next 24 sts, 11dc into the ch 10 space from the previous row, (don’t work into the sts), 1dc into the next 48 sts, 11dc into the ch 10 space, 1dc into the next 24 sts, slst join

Fasten off and weave ends

Finishing: Steam block to help with shaping

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