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Sweet Treat Crochet Baskets
Sweet Treat Crochet Baskets

Crochet Your Own Sweet Treat Baskets

How adorable are these cutie patootie Easter baskets? Our very own Cathy Cunningham made the pattern.

Sweet idea as a mini gift. Another cool idea to add to a wreath or center piece. Over all, one hundred adorable points for her idea!

The baskets are almost 2″ tall!

Written Instructions

Definitions

Ch – Chain, SC – Single Crochet, st -stitch,  SL ST – Slip Stitch, BEG – Beginning, TOG – Together, RSC – Reverse Single Crochet

What you Need

  • Size G Crochet Hook or 4.5 MM
  • Lily Sugar and Cream or Bernat handicraft 4 ply cotton yarn but you can substitute any 4ply yarn you have on hand.

Pattern

  • Note:  Ch 1 doesn’t count as st going forward
  • Ch 4 and SL ST to the Beg Ch to form a ring (you can use a magic circle here instead for this step if you prefer.)
  • Rnd 1: Ch1, then SC 7 times around ring, SL ST at the end to the top of the BEG Ch 1 (7st)
  • Rnd 2: Ch 1,  then 2 SC into the same joining stitch and in each st around, SL ST at the end to the top of the BEG Ch 1 (14st)
  • Rnd 3:  Ch 1, 1 SC into the same joining stitch, 2 SC in next st, repeat around then SL ST at the end to the top of the Beg Ch 1 (21st)
  • Rnd 4: *Ch 1, 1 SC into the same joining stitch and in each st around, SL ST at the end to the top of the BEG Ch 1**, repeat from * to ** for rounds 5-9  (21st)
  • Rnd 10: RSC around, tie off, weave in end.

Handle

  • Attach yarn through the outside of basket under RSC and over the top of the side of the basket with a SL ST, Ch 16 then SL ST to other side of basket..Tie off, weave in ends.