Easter Basket Appliqué

FP221 Easter Basket Applique

Easter Basket Appliqué

Pattern #FP221

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Skill Level: Easy Skill
Size: Basket – about 3½” tall
Materials: Sport Weight Yarn
Small amounts of the following: Beige (B); Purple (Pp), Orange (O); Turquoise (T);
Additional Materials: Yarn needle; Hot/Craft Glue
Crochet Hook: Size F-5 (3.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 9 sts = 2 inches; 5 rows = 2 inches

Abbreviations

 

beg beginning rep repeat
ch chain rnd round
CC contrasting color sc single crochet(s)
dc double crochet sl st(s) slip stitch(es)
hdc half double crochet sp(s) space(s)
lp(s) loop(s) st(s) stitch(es)
MC main color tr treble crochet
rem remaining yo yarn over

 

Special Stitches

Single Crochet Decrease: (sc dec): Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook.
Front Post Raised Double Crochet: (FPdc): YO, insert hook in front of work from right to left around next dc of two rows previous, YO, pull up a lp, (YO, pull through 2 lps) twice.

 


Note: When FPdc is worked, do not work st directly behind st. Skip this st and work in the next st.

BASKET

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at top, with B, ch 13; dc in 3rd ch from hook, (dc in next ch) across. (11 dc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across. (11 sc)
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, * FPdc around next dc (of Row 1), dc in next sc (of Row 2); rep from * across.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc dec, (sc in next dc) across to last 2 dc, sc dec. (9 sc)
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, [dc in next sc (of Row 4), FPdc in next dc (of Row 3)] 3 times, dc in last 2 sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Handle

Row 1: (Right Side) Starting at long edge, with B, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, (2 sc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch) 4 times, sc in last ch. (19 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.

EGGS (Make 3 – 1 Pp, 1 O, 1 T)

Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting in center, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, (sc, ch 1, sc) in last ch; working on other side of chain, sc in next 2 ch; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off leaving long end.

Finishing USE PHOTO AS A GUIDE
– Using long ends, sew Eggs behind upper rim of Basket.
– Sew ends of Handle to either side of Basket.

All Rights Reserved ©2010 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

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