Round Cotton Storage Baskets by Melanie Rice

Melanie Rice

Size
Brand
Color
Sleet 635
Tulip 615
Drift 614
Ink 613
Periwinkle 634
Mediterranean 632
Indigo 624
Pickle 633
Lotus 617
Shell 606
Raspberry 637
Thistle 603
Lemongrass 607
Ice Water 239
Slate 347
Helium 11
Gentian 10
Peach 02
Raspberry 356
Aubergine 348
Phlox 07
Heliotrope 08
Fascia 06
Blackberry 05
Celery 309
Lizard 14
Beetle 13
Bleached White 263
Pattern Only

Round Cotton Storage Baskets 
Crochet these simply textured baskets to hold all kinds of treasures.  Use any worsted weight (or heavier) cotton. Pattern includes three sizes that nest together nicely.

Instructions are included for two special stitches, and there is also a link to a great video for learning the easy double adjustable loop!  Pattern is written in American terminology.

 Worsted Weight

Kit includes pdf & printed pattern and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here.

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Sugar'N Cream Solids & Denim by Lily (100% Cotton; 71g/120yds): 1 (1, 1, 3) Skeins.  

ALTERNATE YARN: Organic Cotton Worsted by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Certified Organic Cotton; 100g/150yds): 1 (1, 1, 2) Skeins. 

ALTERNATE YARN: Handknit Cotton by Rowan (100% Cotton; 50g/93 yds): 1 (1, 2, 3) Skeins.

SIZE: S (M, L, Full Set of 3)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference: Small- 12.75” x 3” tall 
Medium: 15.5” x 3.25” tall, Large: 17.75” x 3.5” tall
YARDAGE: approximately 61 (85, 112) yds totaling 258 yds to make entire set
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

HOOKS: Size F / 3.75mm hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Tapestry Needle
GAUGE: 18 sts = 4" in SC

Images courtesy of Melanie Rice with yarn photos by Blue Sky Fibers 



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