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Materials: 200 yds White Knit-Cro-Sheen Crochet Cotton
Steel Crochet Hook Size 7 or 1.50 mm
1 ½ Yds 1/8” Wide Satin Ribbon
7 ½” x 3” empty container
Stiffener
Glue


Finished Size Approximately 7 ½” across x 3” deep

Basket:
Rnd 1: Ch 5, join to form a ring, ch 3, 14 dc in ring, join. (15)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, 2 dc in each rem dc around, join. (30)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 5: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, (dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 9-11: Ch 3, 1 dc in each dc around, join.
Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 4, sk 1 dc, (sc in next dc, ch 4, sk 1 dc) rep around, ending with ch 2, dc in starting
sc to join. (This will set you up in the middle of loop for next rnd).
Rnd 13: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), work 2 more dc in same ch lp, holding back last lp of each dc, yo, pull though all
lps on hook, ch 2, (cluster st: holding back the last lp of each dc, work 3 dc in next ch 4 lp, yo and pull through all
lps on hook, ch 2) rep around, join.
Rnd 14-19: Sl st into next ch 2 sp, ch 3, holding back the last lp of each dc, work 2 more dc in same lp, yo, pull
through all lps on hook, ch 2, (cluster st in next ch 2 sp, ch 2) rep around, join.
Rnd 20: Sl st into next ch 2 sp, ch 5 (counts as 1 dc, ch 2), (dc in next ch 2 sp, ch 2) rep around, join in 3rd ch of
starting ch 5, fasten off.

Handle:
Ch 110, dc in 4th ch from hook, (ch2, sk 1 ch, dc in next ch) rep across ch. Ch 4, sl st in opposite side of
foundation ch at base of last dc, ch 3, (cluster st in next ch sp, ch 2) rep across edge, ch 4, sc at top of first dc at
beg of handle, ch 3, (cluster st in next ch sp, ch 2) rep across, fasten off.

Finishing:
Saturate basket and handle with stiffener. Place basket over container. Place handle on flat surface. Allow to dry
completely.
When dry, weave ribbon through handle at the dc sps in the center of handle. Weave ribbon through rnd 20 of
basket.
Glue handle to the inside edge of the basket over rnds 16-20. Attach a bow to the outside edge of each side of
basket where handle is attached.
large easter basket
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