|crocheted plarn mat - bottom of crocheted cotton yarn basket|
*Using plarn and crochet cotton yarn, basket is worked in rounds and using single and double crochet.
Materials: About 6 plastic bags: grocery store, or other store plastic bags
Scissors (very sharp), crochet hooks: size I/9 (5.50MM) or J/10 (6.00MM
I skein of cotton crochet yarn I used this.
1 Stitch marker
Optional: plastic liner for inside of basket
Single crochet (sc)
Double crochet (dc)
Preparation: Cut plastic bags into plarn. See my video tutorial for explanantion:
Cut off the bags’ bottom and handles
Be sure to check the video for further explanation!
Round 1: Crochet 3 or 4 chains. Join with a slip stitch
Round 2: Single crochet in each chain.
Round 3: *Single crochet in single crochet, then 2 single crochet in next chain, continue around. There is no joining b/c we will crochet in the round.
Continue pattern until circle is the width you want for your basket.
Round 1: Join yarn to plarn and sc around the circle.
Round 2: Sc around the circle.
Round 3: Dc crochet in each sc around the circle.
***If you want to change colors you can do so. **
Round 4: Continue round 3 alternating 2 rows of dc with 2 rows of single crochet until your basket is the height you desire.
Until next time
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