Chunky Nesting Baskets Crochet Pattern

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Chunky Nesting Baskets Crochet Pattern, www.petalstopicots.com

Crochet up a set of charming nesting baskets … perfect for organizing your office, entryway, or anywhere else you need an attractive storage solution. These baskets are made with two strands of yarn in coordinating colors worked together for a tweed-like effect and extra durability.

Use yarn from your stash or get everything you need to make a set of three nesting baskets in this convenient kit here available in three popular color options.

Chunky Nesting Baskets Crochet Pattern

Chunky Nesting Baskets Crochet Pattern, www.petalstopicots.com

Here’s what you will need:

  • 2 colors worsted weight yarn, approximately 216 yds each (shown here in Berroco Remix in the colorways Smoke 3930 and Old Jeans 3927)
  • H hook
  • scissors and yarn needle

You can order the complete supply kit to make this here … available in three popular color options!

 

Click here to reference Crochet Abbreviations.

 

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Finished sizes measure approximately 5 in. diameter × 2½ in. tall (small), 5½ in. diameter × 2¾ in. tall (medium), 6¼ in. diameter × 3¼ in. tall (large).

 

Notes: I prefer starting rounds with a ch-1 followed by the first st of the round because I feel it leaves a less obvious “seam”; however, if you prefer the more traditional ch-2 start, count the ch-2 as a stitch and use it in place of the ch-1 and the first hdc (end of round stitch counts should remain the same). 

For more clarification and photos of working in the “third loop” of half double crochets, please see here.

Two strands of yarn in coordinating colors are worked together throughout.

 

Small Basket

Make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip stitch in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).

Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as st here and throughout), work 8 hdc in ring, join — 8 sts.

Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join and in each st around, join — 16 sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in next, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in next, rep from * around, join — 24 sts.

Round 4: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * around, join — 32 sts.

Round 5: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * around, join — 40 sts.

Round 6: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * around, join and turn — 48 sts.

Round 7: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the back loop only of each st around, join — 48 sts. 

Round 8: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the third loop that appears in the back of each hdc from the row below (see Notes above), join — 48 sts.

Rounds 9 and 10: Repeat Round 8.

Round 11: Ch 1, Sl st in the third loop of each st around, join — 48 sts.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Medium Basket

Make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip stitch in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).

Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as st here and throughout), work 8 hdc in ring, join — 8 sts.

Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join and in each st around, join — 16 sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in next, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in next, rep from * around, join — 24 sts.

Round 4: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * around, join — 32 sts.

Round 5: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * around, join — 40 sts.

Round 6: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * around, join — 48 sts.

Round 7: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, rep from * around, join and turn — 56 sts.

Round 8: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the back loop only of each st around, join — 56 sts. 

Round 9: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the third loop that appears in the back of each hdc from the row below (see Notes above), join — 56 sts.

Rounds 10 through 12: Repeat Round 9.

Round 13: Ch 1, Sl st in the third loop of each st around, join — 56 sts.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

 

Large Basket

Make a magic ring (as an alternative to the magic ring, you can ch 4 and join with a slip stitch in furthest chain from hook to form a ring).

Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as st here and throughout), work 8 hdc in ring, join — 8 sts.

Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join and in each st around, join — 16 sts.

Round 3: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in next, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in next, rep from * around, join — 24 sts.

Round 4: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * around, join — 32 sts.

Round 5: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * around, join — 40 sts.

Round 6: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts, rep from * around, join — 48 sts.

Round 7: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, rep from * around, join — 56 sts.

Round 8: Ch 1, work 2 hdc in same st as join, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, *2 hdc in next, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, rep from * around, join and turn — 64 sts.

Round 9: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the back loop only of each st around, join — 64 sts. 

Round 10: Ch 1, work 1 hdc in the third loop that appears in the back of each hdc from the row below (see Notes above), join — 64 sts.

Rounds 11 through 14: Repeat Round 10.

Round 15: Ch 1, Sl st in the third loop of each st around, join — 64 sts.

Fasten off, weave in ends.

Chunky Nesting Baskets Crochet Pattern, www.petalstopicots.com

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