Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Springtime Basket

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Springtime Basket

The colorful Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Springtime Basket is great for holding Easter eggs during an egg hunt or for holding your springtime decorations.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not necessary for this project. The finished basket measures approximately 6 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
  • 2
    Base: With Lamb, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beginning of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 24 sts. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around – 30 sts. Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around – 36 sts. Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around – 42 sts. Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around – 48 sts. Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around – 54 sts. Rnd 10: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; rep from * around – 60 sts. Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; rep from * around – 66 sts. Shape Side: Rnd 12: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around. Rnd 13: Working in both loops, sc in each st around. Repeat Rnd 12 until side measures about 2-1/2 inch from beginning. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Flowers: Cut a 12 inch length of Radiant Lime and a 24 inch length of Little Boy Blue. Fold Radiant Lime length in half and lay along pencil for ‘stem’. Wrap Little Boy Blue in a spiral around pencil and stem. Knot ends of Radiant Lime loosely together. Slide pencil carefully from yarn wraps and tighten knot to gather wraps together for Flower. Make as many Flowers as desired, using Radiant Lime for stems and Little Boy Blue, Pink Poodle, or Duckie for Flowers.
  • 4
    Handle: Cut 15 lengths of Lamb and 6 lengths of Radiant Lime, 25 inch long. Knot all strands tog about 1-1/2 inch from one end. Divide yarn into 3 groups of 7 strands each and braid. Knot strands tog about 1-1/2 inch from end.
  • 5
    Finishing: Sew Handle ends to Basket. Sew Flowers to Basket as desired. Cut a piece of foam to fit bottom of basket and place to add structure to Base. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn Lamb 100367913
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Baby Little Boy Blue 100368175
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn Pink Poodle 100368177
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn Duckie 100367915
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Radiant Lime 104740055
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size H-8/5.0 mm 104239383
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Light Pink 104258595 (or other Spring-like Color)
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
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