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Learn a brilliant method to make these adorable and sturdy nautical baskets without all the wrist pain. This crochet basket pattern has so many advantages comparing the some others and we’re sure that many of you will appreciate them. Nautical Basket crochet pattern by Rebecca Langford is super easy and beginner friendly and the baskets looks so professional and they are sturdy.
Super Easy Nautical Baskets Free Crochet Pattern
Difficulty: Easy / Beginner
Finished Size: 9″ wide x 8″ tall (large basket) and 6″ wide x 5.5″ tall (small basket)
Hook: H (5.0mm) and G (4.25mm). Because we’re using a small hook for a chunky yarn, make sure to protect your hands by using hooks with padded grips. I absolutely love my Clover Amour hooks!
Yarn: I used Bernat Maker Outdoor for my baskets, but most #5 weight chunky/bulky yarns will work; just avoid anything that’s super soft. For the large basket, you will need about 330 yards of COLOR A (I used “Navy Ink”) and 165 yards of COLOR B (I used “Fresh White”). For the small basket, you will need about 170 yards of COLOR A and 75 yards of COLOR B.
Gauge: With your larger hook, your first 8 rounds should measure 3.75″ wide.
You’ll also need:
Two 20″ (large basket) or 16″ (small basket) lengths of 3/8″ twisted rope for handles (available at craft stores)
Optional but recommended: Size 15/32″ (12mm) eyelet kit. Each basket needs 4 eyelets. You don’t have to add these but they will give your basket a beautiful, professional finished look.
Hammer (if using eyelets)
Plastic Canvas – look for the large sheets of ultra stiff, and get a couple per basket. If you can’t find the large sheets, that’s ok; just grab a couple extra of the smaller ones.
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