Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Baby Springtime BasketBack to category
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.
- Time:1 hour
1An exact gauge is not necessary for this project. The finished basket measures approximately 6 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
2Base: 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.
3Flowers: 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.
4Handle: 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.
5Finishing: 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.