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Love baskets? Looking for something a little different, with a bit of farmhouse style? Check out Farmhouse Hanging Basket Pattern – a great multipurpose make. Read on to find out more about the baskets, Lisa the designer, the free pattern and more below.
I am super excited to welcome Lisa from Green Fox Farm Designs to the blog today. Lisa is a very talented crochet designer whose stuff is always gorgeous, colourful and practical. When I decided to invite guests onto the blog this year, I knew I wanted to include her and I am super excited to share her latest design – The Farmhouse Hanging Basket with you.
Intro – Farmhouse Hanging Basket Crochet Pattern
I am a little bit obsessed with baskets, and so I keep making basket crochet patterns! I just love a crochet project that is cute and useful… and this farmhouse hanging basket crochet pattern is no exception!! I’ve been wanting to create a hanging basket for a while now, but just needed the proper motivation – in this case organization! I’m in the midst of switching my craft room workspace location with one of my kids’ bedrooms, so organizing is on the forefront of my mind.
These cute little crochet hanging baskets work up quickly with doubled worsted weight cotton, so you can make one or a few to your heart’s content!! The size makes them great for storing a wide variety of items depending on where you plan to hang and use them! From remote controls, to yarn, to books and a flashlight by your kid’s bed, to yarn, to toys and paci’s for baby, to snacks in the car, to yarn I’m sure you’ll have no trouble finding a million ways to use them! Grab your yarn and hook and let’s make a Farmhouse Hanging Basket!
FREE – Farmhouse hanging basket crochet pattern
- YARN: Lily Sugar n’ Cream Worsted Weight 4 yarn, (100% cotton, 2.5 oz/70.9 g, 120 yds/109 m)
- YARDAGE: 220-250 yards, 2 balls
- HOOK: US K/10.5 6.5 mm
- Yarn needle, Scissors, Stitch Markers
Experience Level: Intermediate
Gauge: 3 sc x 3 rows = 1” square
Sizing: 13″ long x 9″ wide
- Read through the entire pattern first.
- Beginning chain does count as st for hdc rounds.
- Sl st does not count as a stitch unless indicated in pattern.
- Repeat stitches between [ and ] the number of times indicated.
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- sp(s) – space(s)
- sl st – slip stitch
- ch(s) – chain(s)
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
- sc2tog – dec by sc 2 sts together
- yo – yarn over
- FO – fasten off
- Sc Cluster: 2 sc worked in same st/sp
- Hdc Cluster: 2 hdc worked in same st/sp
- Hdc Cluster Dec: Hdc in next sp, hdc2tog between same sp and next sp, hdc again in same sp.
- Work in continuous rounds using a stitch marker R1-19.
Round 1: With 2 strands held together, make a Magic Circle, ch 1, 6 sc in magic circle, (6 sc).
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around, (12 sc).
Round 3: [Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (18 sc).
Round 4: [Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (24 sc).
Round 5: [Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (30 sc).
Round 6: [Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (36 sc).
Round 7: [Sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (42 sc).
Round 8: [Sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (48 sc).
Round 9: [Sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (54 sc).
Round 10: [Sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (60 sc).
Round 11: [Sc in the next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (66 sc).
Round 12: [Sc in next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st,] 6 times, (72 sc).
Rounds 13-19: Sc in each st around, (72 sc, 7 rounds). At end of R19 sl st to join.
Round 20: (Ch 2 + hdc) in same st (counts as 1st hdc cluster here and throughout), skip next 2 sts, [hdc cluster in next st, skip next 2 sts,] 23 times, sl st to top of ch 2 to join, (24 hdc clusters).
Stitches will be worked in the spaces in between hdc clusters from here on out.
Round 21: Sl st in next st and in sp between hdc clusters, (ch 2 + hdc) in same sp, hdc cluster in each sp around, sl st to top of ch 2 to join, (24 hdc clusters).
Round 22: Sl st in next st and in sp between hdc clusters, (ch 2 + hdc) in same sp, hdc cluster in next 5 sps, hdc cluster dec 6 times, hdc cluster in last 6 sps, sl st to top of ch 2 to join, (12 hdc clusters, 6 hdc cluster dec).
Round 23: Sl st in next st and in sp between hdc clusters, (ch 2 + hdc) in same sp, hdc cluster in next 15 sps, (hdc cluster + ch 1) in next sp, sc2tog in same sp and next sp, (ch 1 + hdc cluster) in same sp, sl st to top of ch 2 to join, (2 ch 1 sp, 1 sc, 18 hdc clusters). Mark both ch 1 sps with stitch markers.
Round 24: Sl st in next st and in sp between hdc clusters, ch 1, sc cluster in same sp and next 15 sps, sc cluster in ch 1 sp, loosely ch 20, sc cluster in ch 1 sp and last sp, sl st to join, (20 ch, 19 sc clusters).
Round 25: Sl st in each st and ch around, sl st to join, (54 sl st). FO and weave in ends. Hang up your beautiful basket!
So, now that you’ve made your Farmhouse Hanging Basket, what are you going to store in it? Will you make a matching set? They are great for organizing in kids rooms or baby’s nursery, or keep one in your crochet corner to hold your current wip or the snacks that keep you crocheting past your bedtime! Not just me, right?? I hope you enjoyed this pattern and I would LOVE to see what you created!! Please share on Ravelry and social media and don’t forget to tag me @greenfoxfarms #greenfoxfarms so I can see your amazing baskets!!
Happy Hooking friends! Lisa
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Meet the Designer – Lisa Fox, Green Fox Farm Designs
Lisa M Fox is the crochet obsessed human and passionate designer behind Green Fox Farms Designs. She loves connecting with other crocheters and designing patterns that put a cute and colorful spin on everyday objects to make them just as fun to crochet as they are to use! Lisa blogs about all things crochet and has published many free crochet patterns and tutorials on her website and blog GreenFoxFarmsDesigns.com. When she is not crocheting or sewing, she loves reading fantasy novels and playing board games with her family. She and her husband live with their 5 children on their small family hobby farm in central Minnesota.
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