The Emergency Crochet Basket is a fast and handy pattern that might just save the day! You can whip one of these up in under two hours, and have a gift that stands on its own or that can be filled with all sorts of goodies. Or just clean up that mess before guests arrive... And it's part of the 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends - get the free crochet basket pattern on Moogly!
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Part of the 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends
The 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends is back again, and this year you'll get two crochet patterns plus a knit pattern every day! Be sure to check them all out for great quick gift and home dec ideas!
Whip Up a Basket Last Minute - in Minutes!
With jumbo Bernat Blanket Big, this basket can be made in under 2 hours! It's a great item to gift for the holidays of course, but it's also a fun and easy way to organize your own home - keep a copy of this pattern for yourself for the new year cleanup!
Emergency Crochet Basket
12.0 mm crochet hook - Clover Amour
75 yds Bernat Blanket Extra (7-Jumbo; 100% polyester; 300 g/10.5 oz; 87 m/97 yds)
Colorway shown: Burgundy Plum
Gauge: 5 sc = 4" [10cm]
Size: Approximately 10" square x 6" tall.
Helpful Links & Tutorials
This pattern moves from Rows to Rounds - see the linked tutorial above if needed.
Repeat Rnd 11 as many times as desired for a taller basket.
Row 1: Ch 13, skip the ch closest to the hook, hhdc in each st across; turn. (12 hhdc)
Row 2 - 9: Ch 1, hhdc in each st across; turn.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, sc 12 evenly along sides of rows, sc in each foundation ch, sc 12 evely along sides of rows; join with sl st. (48 sc)
Rnd 11 and 12: Ch 1, hhdc in each st around; join.
Rnd 13 (make handles): Ch 1, sc in first 15 sts, ch 6, skip 6 sts, sc in next 18 sts, ch 6, skip 6 sts, sc in last 3 sts; join. (12 ch, 36 sc)
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch around; join and finish off. Weave in ends.
LOOKING FOR MORE?
Are you looking for more free basket patterns? I have several you can try! You can browse them all here on Moogly or search my patterns on Ravelry! Some of my most recent designs include: Bernat Bobble Stripe Basket, Super Sturdy Basket, Button Up Basket, Simple Home Basket, and Pineapple Basket!
If the Emergency Crochet Basket pattern inspires you to make your own project, and you post a photo on social media, be sure to tag me @mooglyblog or #mooglyblog so I can check it out too!
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