Basket Weave Crochet Stitch: Written Pattern and Photo Tutorial

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The basketweave stitch is a great way to add texture and depth to your project. It's a reversible stitch, which means it looks the same on both sides. The basket weave stitch is easy to learn, and once you get the hang of it, you'll be able to work it up quickly. This stitch is worked in sets of front and back post double crochet stitches. Follow this step-by-step photo tutorial to learn how to make it!

Crochet Stitches Basket Weave Photo Tutorial /Free Crochet Pattern


Crochet Basketweave Stitch Pattern

Difficulty Level

Easy to Intermediate



Any DK weight yarn. 


3mm crochet hook size. 

Tapestry needle.

Abbreviations for the crochet stitches used/Crochet terms 

This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology. 

  • Ch = Chain(s)  
  • Dc = Double crochet 
  • Hdc = Half double crochet 
  • Bpdc = Back post double crochet 
  • Fpdc = Front post double crochet 
  • St(s) = Stitch (es) 

Stitch Conversion Table (UK/ US): 



Chain  Ch  Chain  Ch
Treble  Tr  Double  Dc
Half treble  Htr  Half double  Hdc


Pattern notes

Written in US terms. This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Basket Weave stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.

  • The finished size and the amount of yarn used may vary depending on the individual's gauge. 
  • If you want to change the final measurements, you can increase/decrease # of starting chains and # of rows until reaching the desired length & width. 
  • Ch2 at the beginning of each row counts as hdc.

A video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.


Start with ch 24. [Multiples of 4] 

Row 1: dc in the 4th ch from hook, dc across the row. 

Basketweave pattern -row 1

Row 2: ch2, turn, *fpdc in the next 4st, bpdc in the next 4st*, repeat * until last 5st, fpdc in the next  4st, hdc in the last st.

Basketweave stitch crochet pattern-row 2

Row 3: ch2, turn, *bpdc in the next 4st, fpdc in the next 4st*, repeat * until last 5st, bpdc in the  next 4st, hdc in the last stitch.  

Basketweave stitch crochet pattern-row 3

Row 4 and Row 5: repeat row 2.

Basketweave stitch crochet pattern

Row 6: repeat row 3. 

Row 7: repeat row 2. 

Basketweave stitch crochet pattern

Row 8 – 9: repeat row 3. 

Repeat rows 2 – 9 until reaching the desired length. 

Fasten off, Weave in all ends.

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Basket weave crochet written pattern

Video Tutorial

The beautiful and talented crochet designer Bella Coco has created a fun video tutorial for making your own crochet basketweave project! It's so easy, you'll have it mastered in no time.


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Pattern Use Ideas

There are so many things you can make with the basket weave stitch! This versatile stitch can be used to make all kinds of cozy projects, from blankets and cushions to shawls, scarves, and all kinds of crochet accessories. It's also great for making hats and gloves, and can even be used to add a unique touch to accessories like bags and belts. So whatever project you're looking to tackle, the basketweave stitch is a great option. And if you need a little inspiration, keep reading this blog post and check out the following fabulous pattern ideas!

Blanket patterns that use the basket weave crochet stitch

There are benefits to crocheting that goes beyond the aesthetic value of the finished product. The act of crocheting can help to relieve stress and tension, while also providing a creative outlet for self-expression. It's also been shown to improve cognitive function and fine motor skills. So not only will you be making something beautiful, but you'll also be doing good for your mind and body!

So what are you waiting for? Get your crochet hook out and start stitching!

Lineage Lapghan Free Basketweave Stitch Afghan Pattern

This soft and snuggly crochet blanket is perfect for cuddling up on those colder days. It would make a great baby play mat too, or you could adjust the size of this free lapghan pattern (that's written in easy steps) depending upon what dimensions your desired end product has – whether it be small enough to fit across just one side table at first then grow into an entire bedside rug later down the road! It's made from Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, but don't be afraid of trying different weights if you want a more heavy-duty feel or even adding another colorway by using Vanna’s Choice yarn instead–it will work up just as nicely in smaller gauge so that baby can cuddle close without getting overly warm at first.

Lineage Lapghan free basketweave afghan pattern
Lineage Lapghan free basketweave afghan pattern /via Make and Do Crew

Free Pattern For Basket Weave Stitch Baby Blanket

Crochet your way to happiness with this beautiful baby blanket. Whether it's a gift or for personal use, you'll sure warm the heart of any loved one when they see how intricately crocheted their special item is! The process behind producing such intricate works includes creating loops using double crochet stitches. The stitches in these baskets-weave crochet patterns look like those on dishcloths and wicker mats which come from rural crafts done all over the world – but this is just so much more elegant because of the pretty colors added into this design too.

Free Pattern For Basket Weave Baby Blanket
Via Craft Passion

Blue Basket Weave Stitch Crochet Baby Blanket

If you’re looking for an easy, fun project that will help get your confidence up in crocheting – look no further than this Basket Weave Crochet Baby Blanket.

It’s so easy that even if you can't crochet, this pattern will be your new favorite! You'll get great practice with post stitches which are used to create basket weave texture.

Blue Basket Weave Crochet Baby Blanket
Crochet Basketweave Stitch Pattern /Via B.Hooked Crochet & Knitting

Red Heart Basketweave Stitch Diamond Throw & Pillow

Crochet a traditional, Aran-stitch throw that takes on modern sensations with this clear shade of blue. Fashion your own unique version in any hue you want and make sure to fashion the matching pillow first! The varied textures will keep even experienced crocheters engaged as they work through these patterns from start to finish – don't forget about all those fun things like adding textural interest or trying out new stitch combinations for more interesting results (it's never too late!).

Red Heart Basketweave Diamond Throw & Pillow
Red Heart Basketweave Stitch Diamond Throw & Pillow/Via Yarnspirations

Basketweave Stitch Purse Pattern

The perfect gift for yourself or someone else, this beautiful and durable basket weave purse is made from a 2-7 ounce sport weight yarn. It features two strands of slightly thicker chenille fibers held together, which makes the finished product stronger than if you were to use just one strand or even many thinner ones.

Basketweave purse pattern
Basketweave purse pattern Via Knots and Loops

Basketweave Stitch Scarf Crochet Pattern

You will be so in love with this beautiful scarf! The stitch in the scarf is a basketweave pattern and you'll learn how to make it with front post double crochets (fpdc) as well as back posts'(bpdc). Both these stitches aren't complicated at all; they're just different from one another! Mixing those two together creates an elegant yet durable texture that can be used for any project.

The pattern is really not complicated, but it does take patience while learning how to make them correctly on your own- just like any other stitch or technique for crocheting–and then once those skills are established there are many different possibilities open up before oneself as far as design goes.


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