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Crochet Mini Scalloped Edge Basket Pattern

I have crocheted a mini basket, perfect size for those candy-filled plastic eggs.  You can use up your scrap yarns and come up with a rainbow of pretty colors to decorate your Easter table.

crochet mini scalloped edge basket by Jeanne Steinhilber
Crocheted Mini Scalloped Edge Basket by Jeanne Steinhilber
  • Small amounts of worsted weight yarn
  • Crochet hook size 5.0mm H
  • Yarn needle

Start with Magic Circle.  (video below)

Round 1 – Ch 2, crochet 12 hdc into the MC; tighten circle, skip over ch 2 and slst to first hdc.

Round 2 – Ch 2, crochet 2 hdc in each hdc around; slst to first hdc.  (24 hdc)

Round 3 – Ch 2, crochet 1 hdc into the back loop only (BLO) of each stitch around; join to first hdc.

Round 4-6 – Ch 2, crochet 1 hdc in each stitch around; join to first hdc.  Finish off after round 6.

Scalloped Edge – Join contrast color with sc in any stitch; *hdc, dc, hdc all in next stitch, sc in next stitch;  repeat from * around; slst to first sc to join.  Finish off.

Handle – With first color, leave a long tail, chain 25, finish off leaving another long tail.  With contrast color, leave long tail and slst in each ch across; finish off and leave long tail.

Using the long tails and yarn needle, attach the handle to the top of the basket.  Weave in all loose ends.

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