Lion Brand Fast Track Yarn Pink-Gray-White-Blue
10 inches in diameter
10 inches in height
Note: When increasing remember you do half in one color and the other half in the other color
Round 1- Ch 5, Join 10 hdc in ring. 5 being in pink and the other 5 in gray(10 hdc) You might want to use a st market
Round 2- 2 hdc in each st. (20 hdc)
Round 3 – 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. ( 30 hdc)
Round 4 – 1 hdc in next 2 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (40 hdc)
Round 5– 1 hdc in next 3 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (50 hdc)
Round 6– 1 hdc in next 4 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (60 hdc)
Round 7– 1 hdc in next 5 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (70 hdc)
Round 8– 1 hdc in next 6 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (80 hdc)
Round 9- 1 hdc in next 7 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (90 hdc)
Round 10– 1 hdc in next 8 st’s, 2 hdc in next st, repeat to end. (100 hdc)
Round 11– sl st around. (100 sl st) When sl st, sl st each color to one another.
Round 12 – Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st, back loops only. Join to ch 2. (100 hdc) You will do this round in one color, you will no longer do half in another color. You will now which in between colors.
Round 13 – 18 Ch 2, 1 dc in next st, 1 sc in back loops in next st, repeat with gray.
Round 20- Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st with pink, repeat round 13-18 and round 20 until basket is as tall as you want. I stopped after 29 rounds. Finish off.
Note: You will have to use a bigger hook as you will be working with more then one color. I used 4 colors and used a Q hook.
Round 1- Ch 25, finish off. Make one more for the other side. Attach handles by pulling it through the st’s of the basket. Make sure they are 10 st’s apart.
Round 2- Attach your yarn any where in the basket and continue your pattern making sure you crochet through both st’s of the basket and handles to secure them on to the basket. Enjoy.