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Little Twine Easter Basket

Image of Little Twine Easter Basket Designed by Julie A. Bolduc

This basket is made with all-purpose bailing twine which is available in any hardware, or discount department store such as Wal-Mart. You will find it in the Home improvement section most likely.
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Materials Needed:
Small amount bailing twine.
Size H8 5mm aluminum crochet hook
Steel yarn needle
Easter grass and decorations.

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 3dc=1"
Finished Size: 8"x6" overall height including handle
Skill Level: Intermediate

NOTE: Working with twine is not that easy to do. You need strong hands cause sometimes pulling the twine throught the loops can be hard

Instructions
RND 1: Ch3. Work 20 dc in ring. Join w/slst to first dc.
RND 2: Work on back side of circle. Ch3. YO, insert hook in next st on the back, bring your hook around the st to the left side then push your hook through the left side yo and pull yarn back through to finish your dc. Work 1 dc in each st around in the same way. You have just created the base of the basket with a ridge on the bottom. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch1, work 2sc in each st around. Join w/slst to first sc.
RND 4: Ch3, work 1dc in each sc around. Join w/slst to first dc.
RND 5: Ch1, work 1 sc in each dc around. Join w/slst to first sc.
RND 6: Ch3, work 1 dc in each sc around. Jon w/slst to first sc.
RND 7: Ch1, slst in each st around.

Handle:
Ch2, sc in same st as slst. Ch2, *insert hook in the two lps of last sc made draw up a lp, yo, draw lp through the 2 lps on hook, ch1. Rep from * 16 times more. Join w/slst to opposite side of top. Fasten off and weave ends into work.

Design written on Sunday, March 07, 1999. Copyright ©1999 By Julie A. Bolduc p116002

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