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Easter Candy Basket
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews

Materials:
Sm amt 4-ply WW yarn (lt green, pink, & yellow)
Crochet hook size G (4.24 mm)

Finishing Materials:
Tapestry needle (for ends)
Empty margarine cup or crumpled newspaper

Finished Size: 5 - 5 ½" T x 4" in dia
Gauge: 2 rows pattern rep = ¾"

Skill Level: Experienced

Special Stitches:
Fpdc: insert hook from front to back, around the dc post, and back to the front, complete dc st as usual.

Esc: insert hook in next st, pull up a lp, (yo, draw through one lp) twice to complete the st.

Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews

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Basket:

Rnd 1) Starting at bottom: using lt green, ch 4; (11 dc) in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs skipped count as first dc); join with a sl st to first dc (4th ch of beg ch 4): 12 dc.

Rnd 2) Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in joining; * (2 dc) in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 24 dc.

Rnd 3) Ch 3, (2 dc) in next dc; * dc in next dc, (2 dc) in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 36 dc.

Rnd 4) (Working in back lps only): starting sides: ch 3; * dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first dc: 36 dc. End off lt green.

Rnd 5) Join pink to dc post at joining with a sl st; ch 3; * fpdc over next dc post see special sts; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first st: 36 fpdc. End off pink.

Rnd 6) Join yellow to st post at joining with a sl st; ch 3; * fpdc over next dc post; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first st: 36 fpdc. End off yellow.

Rnd 7) Join lt green to dc post at joining with a sl st; ch 3; * fpdc over next dc post; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first st: 36 fpdc. End off lt green.

Rnds 8-9) Rep rnds 5-6. (Do not end off).

Handle: (Using yellow)

Row 1) (Working in back lps throughout); ch 1, sc in joining, sc in next st: 2 sc.

Row 2) Ch 1, turn work; sc in next 2 sc: 2 sc. (You may want to mark back lps for later st placement).

Row 3) Ch 1, turn work; (sc in back lp on row 2 and through the back lp on row 1) twice (marked sts): 2 sc.

Row 4) Ch 1, turn work; (sc in back lp on row 3 and through the back lp on row 2) twice: 2 sc.

Rem Rows) Continue working handle using pattern rep (sc in back lp of previous 2 rows), until handle measures approx. 8" to 10" in length. Fasten off, leaving a 6" tail.

Basket Ruffle: (Using lt green)

Rnd 1) Join yarn to front lp of any st with a sl st; working from the inside of basket; (ch 2, esc, ch 2, esc) in joining see special sts, sk next st; * (esc, ch 2, esc) in next st, sk next st; rep from * around; join with a sl st to first esc: 18 scallops. Fasten off; secure ends.

Finishing:

Thread tapestry needle with 6" tail from handle and sew the end of handle to opposite side of basket to secure. Basket can be filled with crumpled newspaper on the bottom and topped with grass, or insert an empty margarine cup. With double strands of pink yarn, tie bows to each side of handle at base of basket.

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Other related patterns you may enjoy working include:

Mr. Bunny Easter Basket 

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Joyce writes: "Thank you for sharing this pattern.  I will give these baskets to the school receptionist, librarian and mentor liaison at the middle school where I volunteer as a mentor.  I'm glad that discovering this pattern led me to your web site."

 Photo submitted by: Sherrie 
 

 







6 comments:

Anna Eddleman said...

What is a ESC? your directions are not clear for this stitch, if I know what it's called I can look up better directions

mitzi said...

Hi Anna, I looked up at the top portion of the pattern, with abbreviations filled in, however, and it says:

Special Stitches:

Fpdc: insert hook from front to back, around the dc post, and back to the front, complete dc st as usual.

Esc: insert hook in next stitch, pull up a loop, (yarn over, draw through one loop) twice to complete the stitch.

Hope this helps.

ardith said...

escallop? the "esc" stitch leaves 2 loops on the hook - is that correct?
images would be helpful. tx...ae :)

ardith said...

extended single crochet? sorry - just tried to work it & it looks like a v-stitch. help, please.

Cylinda Mathews said...

Hi ladies,

I have not been using this blog after I could no longer add more categories. I haven't edited or added any more patterns to the site either.

For this basket:

Fpdc: insert hook from front to back, around the dc post, and back to the front, complete dc st as usual.

Esc: insert hook in next st, pull up a lp, (yo, draw through one lp) twice to complete the st.

When working an extended single crochet in the manner I have for the basket, it will appear like a V-st in the photo but it's not.

Hope this helps and if you'd like to visit my new blog it's located at:

http://www.crochetmemories.com/blog

Thanks,
Cylinda

Krynne said...

Hello. I know this is a really old post but I'm hoping someone is watching for comments at least. I'm very lost on making the handle of the basket. Specifically, where each of the back loop sc are placed. I wish there were better pictures or some sort of idea on what stitch this is as I cannot for the life of me figure out where the rows go for the basket handle. Any help with this part would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!