Knitted Easter Basket
Approx Size 6 inch (15cm)
Size 6 (4mm ) Needles
Double Worsted (8 ply) Wool
This Knitted Easter Basket is ideal for Easter Decorations, Easter Gifts and Easter Centrepieces.
Basket Cast on (10sts)
Row 1, K
Row 2, K
Row 3, K twice into first and last st (12sts)
Row 4, K
Row 5, K twice into first and last st (14sts)
Knit the next 8 Rows. Row 14, K 2 Tog at the beg and end. (12sts)
Row 15, K
Row 16, K 2 Tog at the beg and end. (10sts)
Row 17, K Cast off and place card stock into base for support.
Cast on (51sts)
K 1, P1 every Row for 14 Rows.
Cast on (31sts ) K1, P1 every Row for 4 Rows. Cast off.
Stitch sides to base and handle to sides with remaining yarn
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.