Crochet basket patterns can be used to create unique storage solutions for your home. They personalize your space and make beautiful catch-all areas for your stuff. You can also crochet baskets for holidays and to give as gifts. This collection of free basket patterns offers a variety of uses, stitches, techniques, and styles to make basket-making fun!
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Basic Crochet Basket Tutorial
If you are looking for a simple and sweet crochet basket, this tutorial provides all that you need to know. It uses basic crochet stitches in different heights, easy enough for a beginner to execute. It has a reverse single crochet edging. Information is provided to stiffen the basket for holding its shape better. You can then accessorize the basket with bows and appliqués.
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T-Shirt Yarn Crochet Nesting Basket Free Patterns
T-shirt yarn is one of the best choices for making crochet baskets of any size. The thickness of the yarn combined with the right stitches makes for baskets that are sturdy and can easily stand up straight without caving in on the sides. This photo-rich tutorial teaches you how to use jersey knit t-shirt yarn to create baskets of various sizes. These nesting baskets can sit decoratively inside one another when not in use.
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Yarn Stash Basket Free Crochet Pattern
What are you going to put in your crochet basket? If you're a crocheter then you're going to use it as a place to store more yarn! This free crochet basket pattern is for a large basket that can easily hold all of the yarn you'd need for a big project. This is a great way to display your yarn, too, so you can get inspiration for projects.
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Textured Crochet Basket Free Pattern
This large crochet basket pattern could also be used for your yarn stash. It works for other large items as well such as baby toys or office supplies. With beautiful textured stitches and terrific colors, this basket adds a pop of pretty decor to your living room or bedroom. The built-in crochet handles make it easy to carry it from room to room.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Apple Basket Free Crochet Pattern
Present a gift of apples to a neighbor, a friend or your child's teacher - with the added personal touch of a sustainable crochet basket. This basket is versatile enough to be useful at any time of year as a gift basket or fruit basket. The post stitch details add a nice touch to the otherwise simple design.
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Spa Basket Free Crochet Pattern
Fill this rectangular crochet basket with soaps, scrubbies and lotions to create a beautiful spa basket. It is a perfect gift for Mother's Day, birthdays or "just because." This crochet basket is also a great option for organizing the odds and ends in your own bathroom so that they look cute instead of cluttered.
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Himalayan Basket Free Crochet Pattern
This crochet basket pattern has a bit in common with some of the other designs here, but utilizes unique stitches that make it really stand out as original. It is worked using a t-shirt yarn and could easily be used as a spa basket for bathroom storage. However, the twisted single crochet and the spike stitch really capture the eye in a new way. This is certainly a statement piece basket!
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Crochet Picnic Basket Free Pattern
Baskets work for storage in the house, but they can also be used to take things outside of the house. The picnic basket is the quintessential example of a totable basket. This basket pattern has a two-part lid that replicates the classic design of picnic baskets. It uses post stitches to create a wicker-like texture to enhance the effect.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Crochet Hanging Basket Free Pattern
Not sure where you're going to put another basket in your house? It helps if you can hang it up out of the way. This allows you to add storage throughout your home while taking up very little space. It is a fun way to add color to your home, too.
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Holiday Crochet Basket Patterns
Sometimes you want a crochet basket for a specific holiday. Crochet Easter basket patterns like this one are popular for offering handmade baskets instead of store-bought ones to children who are going egg-hunting. Ditto for trick-or-treating at Halloween. Crochet Christmas baskets are great for creating your own gift sets of little items. Make a basket for any holiday!