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So the pattern for this week is a beautiful basket pattern with handles, I wanted to design a floor basket pattern to put all my daughters teddies in, they seemed to be sprawled across the floor or balanced on top of each other in a big messy pile in her bedroom and it looked terrible and not very appealing!
For this pattern I wanted to use a sturdy yarn so it would stand the test of time, so after some researching I came across Hoooked Ribbon XL yarn on the LoveKnitting website, which is a super bulky yarn and was great to work with, I am so used to working with acrylic yarn so when I felt the texture of this it felt so different to what I am used too but it was very easy to work with and I highly recommend it especially if you are wanting to make something like this.
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> Any Super Bulky yarn - Hoooked Ribbon XL Solids (colour list below)
> Iced Apricot - 262 yards
> Darning Needle - To weave in ends
12 inch Diameter (Approx) x 8.5 inch Height
> Use a stitch marker on each row to locate the first stitch, do not join rounds as this is a seamless pattern
R2. Work 2sc in each st around (16sc)
R3. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next st * Repeat around (24sc)
R4. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 2sts * Repeat around (32sc)
R5. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 3sts * Repeat around (40sc)
R6. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 4sts * Repeat around (48sc)
R7. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 5sts * Repeat around (56sc)
R8. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 6sts * Repeat around (64sc)
R9. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 7sts * Repeat around (72sc)
R10. * 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 8sts * Repeat around (80sc)
R11-R12. 1sc in each st around (80sc)
R13. Working in Back Loops Only - 1sc in each st around (80sc)
R14. Working in Both Loops from here and throughout - 1sc in each st around (80sc)
R15-R29. 1sc in each st around (80sc)
R30. 1sc in next 14sts, ch12, skip next 12sts (handle made) 1sc in next 28sts, ch12, skip next 12sts (handle made) 1sc in last 14sts
R31. 1sc in next 14sts, 12sc in ch12 space, 1sc in next 28sts, 12sc in ch12 space, 1sc in last 14sts (80sc)
R32. Slip stitch in each st around, join with a slip stitch to beg stitch (80sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends.
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