Crochet Rope Basket

monsteryarns:

This is a fantastic idea to store all those things you just don’t know what to do with – which of course is never yarn. : )

Originally posted on Make My Day Creative:

Customisable Crochet Basket

Customisable Crochet Basket


I’ve been looking for a basket of specific dimensions for a while without any luck.  Then I saw a circular version of this idea and realised I could make my own!

This uses a technique similar to thrumming, where you crochet over another thread to add bulk to a fabric.  If you have ever crocheted over your ends to avoid weaving in, this works the same way.

In this case I used rope instead of another yarn, which is a lot bulkier but great for adding stiffness and making each row deeper.  This project had the added bonus of using up a single skein I had left in my stash!

The resulting basket is rectangular with rounded corners.

Finished article

Finished article

You will need:

  • Length of rope (mine was 38m in length and 6mm diameter, for a 22x42x17cm basket)
  • Stash yarn (I used 310m of Patons 100% cotton 4ply in…

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I am a yarn enthusiast and knitter. And I am incredibly fortunate to use both in my home business as a quality yarn retailer and knitting coach.
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4 Responses to Crochet Rope Basket

  1. Thanks for the reblog!

  2. Sara M says:

    I love the way this looks! I wish I didn’t have so many other projects that need to be made. :)

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