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Free Crochet Peach Basket
Peach Basket

Materials: 1 Ball White Knit-Cro-Sheen Crochet Cotton
Steel Crochet Hook Size 7 or 1.50 mm
2 Yds 1/8” Wide Peach Satin Ribbon
2 Peach Coloured Daisies
Container that measures 7” across x 3 “ deep
White Glue
Sewing Thread and Needle

Finished Size Approximately 7” across to opening x 3” deep

Basket:
Rnd 1: With crochet cotton, ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 3, 15 dc in ring, sl st to join. (16)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, work 2 dc in each rem dc around, join. (32)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same dc, ch 5, sk 1 dc, (sc in next dc, ch 5, sk 1 dc) rep around, join. (16 lps)
Rnd 4: Sl st into next lp, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same lp (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next lp) rep around, join.
Rnd 5: Sl st into next ch 2 sp, ch 3, 1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch 2 sp, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch 2 sp of next shell) rep around, join.
Rnd 6: Sl st into next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch 3 sp of shell, (work shell of 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp) rep
around, join.
Rnd 7: Sl st into next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch 3 sp of shell, ch 2, (shell of 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp of
shell, ch 2) rep around, join.
Rnd 8: Rep rnd 7.
Rnd 9: Sl st into next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, (shell of 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp of
shell, ch 3 ) rep around, join.
Rnd 10: Sl st into next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch 3 sp of shell, ch 2, sc in next ch lp between shells, ch 2, (shell
of 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 2, sc in next ch lp between shells, ch 2) rep around, join.
Rnd 11: Sl st into next ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in same ch 3 sp of shell, ch 4, (shell of 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp of
shell, ch 4) rep around, join.
Rnds 12-15: Rep rnds 10 and 11.
Rnd 16: Sl st into ch 3 sp of shell, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, sc at base of ch 3 for picot, 3 dc all the same ch 3 sp of shell, 3 dc, picot, 3 dc in
next ch 4 lp between shells, (3 dc, picot, 3 dc in next ch 3 sp of shell, 3 dc, picot, 3 dc in next ch 4 lp between shells) rep around, join,
fasten off.

Handle:
Row 1: Ch 8, dc in 3rd ch from hook, ch 4, sk 4 chs, 2 dc in last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in ch 4 lp, ch 2, dc in next 2 dc, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 4, dc in next 2 dc, turn.
Rep rows 2 and 3 until handle measures 11 inches from beg, fasten off.

Finishing:
Saturate basket and handle with fabric stiffener. Place basket over container, shape and allow to dry completely. Place handle on flat
surface and allow to dry completely.
When handle is dry, weave a length of ribbon through center at ch sps. Sew handle with sewing needle and thread, to inside edges of
basket. Divide remaining ribbon in half. Make two bows and attach one to each side of handle at outside edge. Glue a daisy to each
side above bows.