Crocheted Easter Basket


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Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

It is time to start planning for the Easter holiday. What is Easter without Easter Baskets to decorate your home or fill with candy for gift-giving.

Make some cute, easy little crocheted baskets in a few hours with this free pattern. The recycled material used for these baskets was plastic bag yarn which is also know as plarn.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

To learn how to crocheted these Easter baskets, please watch this video and read on for the free pattern.



Click the image below to watch the video in Youtube.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

EASTER BASKET PATTERN

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Material: Plastic Bag Yarn
  • Hook Size: I

EXAMPLES OF PLASTIC BAG YARN

Plastic Bag Yarn - Plarn

Find videos to learn how to make plastic bag yarn after the pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • Ch – Chain
  • Sl st – slip stitch
  • Sc – single crochet
  • Dc – double crochet
  • Beg - Beginning

STEPS

Ch 4 and join with slip stitch to form a ring.

ROUND 1

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Ch 1, 9 sc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch1.

ROUND 2

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Ch3, 2 dc in first stitch, *1 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next*, repeat between * - * to end of round, join with sl st in top of ch3.

ROUND 3

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Ch3, dc in same stitch, 2 dc in each dc to end of round, join with sl st in top of ch3.

ROUND 4

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Ch3, dc in back loop of each stitch around entire basket, sl st in top of ch3.

(Note: When round 4 is completed, the basket sides are being created)

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

ROUND 5

Ch3, dc in each dc to end of round, slip stitch in top of ch3.

ROUND 6 & 7

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

Repeat round 5.

HANDLE

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

To make a sturdier handle, add another length of plastic bag yarn.

Chain 22 stitches and attach handle to opposite side of basket.

Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets Recycled Plastic Bag Easter Baskets

The basket is finished. Aren't these baskets adorable? Fill them with candy for gift-giving or use as Easter decoration around the house.

LEARN TO MAKE PLASTIC BAG YARN (PLARN)

Click the image above to learn to make PLARN from plastic shopping bags. Our YouTube video will show you how!

Click the image above to learn how to make PLARN from newspaper bag sleeves. Our YouTube video will show you how!



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