Keep your bathroom organized with this mini crochet basket set. The free crochet pattern includes a few different sizes and a video tutorial.
Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this Mini Crochet Basket pattern. You will also find all the materials, stitches, gauges, video tutorials, and sizing information.
Mini Crochet Basket to Tame the Clutter
I just love having little crochet accents all around the house. These baskets are great in the bathroom or office. You can fill them with cotton swabs, bandaids, and even pencils. If you are looking for a larger basket that is similar, then check out the heart plant baskets.
Picking the Right Yarn
Because my baskets are in the bathroom I chose to use cotton yarn. Cotton stretches less than acrylic yarn. You could also use acrylic yarn or wool for this project. You can also use a thicker yarn with a larger hook to create a larger basket.
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Mini Crochet Basket
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Yarnspirations Sugar and Cream Cotton (Weight: 4/medium – 120 yds, 2.5 oz, 70.9 g)
0.7-1.9 ozs or 34-92 yds for each basket
Size H 5mm Crochet Hook
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Stitches and Abbreviations
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
BLOSC – Single Crochet in Back Loop Only
MC – Magic Circle (Video Tutorial)
SLST – Slip Stitch
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
Gauge and Size
Gauge: 1 BLOSC X 4 Rows = 1 inch
Basket A: The basket is 2.5 inches in diameter and 2.5- 4.75 inches tall depending if you fold the sides and how far down they are folded.
Basket B: The basket is 3.25 inches in diameter and 1.75-3.5 inches tall depending if you fold the sides and how far down they are folded. This basket is designed to fit a jelly size mason jar.
Basket C (Largest): The basket is 3.75 inches in diameter and 4-8 inches tall depending on if you fold the sides and how far down they are folded. This basket is designed to fit a quart-size mason jar.
Mini Crochet Basket Video Tutorial (Coming Soon)
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Mini Crochet Basket
-Written in US terms.
– I do not count my CH1, turning chain, as a stitch.
– The base pattern is worked in continuous rounds. Side pattern is worked in rows.
Round 1: Work 6 SC into a Magic Circle. (6)
Round 2: *Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (12)
Round 3: *SC in next ST, Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (18)
Round 4: *SC in next 2 STs, Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (24)
Round 5: *SC in next 3 STs, Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (30)
Stop here for Basket 1 size.
Round 6: *SC in next 4 STs, Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (36)
Stop here for Basket 2 size.
Round 7: *SC in next 5 STs, Work 2SC into next ST* repeat from *to* a total of 6 times. (42)
Stop here for Basket 3 size.
To Finish all baskets:
SLST to next ST to smooth out the edge.
Fasten off. Leave a 15-inch yarn end for sewing.
Note: You can adjust the height of the baskets by working more or fewer chains.
For Basket Size 1 – CH 20
For Basket Size 2 – CH 15
For Basket Size 3 – CH 33
Row 1: SC in second CH from hook. SC in each CH across. (The stitch count is one less than the starting chain.)
Row 2: CH1, turn, BLOSC in each ST across.
Continue to repeat Row 2 until you have the number of rows needed for your size basket.
Basket 1: Repeat row 2 until you have 30 rows total.
Basket 2: Repeat row 2 until you have 36 rows total.
Basket 3: Repeat row 2 until you have 42 rows total.
Fasten off leaving a 12-inch yarn end for sewing.
Assembling the Basket
Fold the basket side piece in half so the small ends are together. Use the long yarn end to whip stitch the two small ends together. This will create a tube.
Use the long yarn end on the basket base piece to whip stitch the basket base to one side of the tube. The number of stitches on the last row of the base piece will be equal to the number of rows worked in the side piece. This will allow you to whip stitch the side of one row to each stitch on the base piece.
Fold your sides down as far as you would like.
Now your mini crochet basket is complete and ready to be filled and enjoyed. Fill it with bathroom or office essentials.
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