Halloween is almost here and this mini Frankenstein crochet basket would be perfect for the occasion. It is very easy and simple to make. Scroll down for the written and video tutorial.
Worsted weight yarn, I used Red Heart with Love in Lettuce and Black color
3.75 mm crochet hook
size 10 black crochet thread for the eyes, mouth and scar
1.30 mm crochet hook
pair of scissors
SC = single crochet
Ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
SC increase = make 2 single crochet in same stitch
HDC = half double crochet
Free Crochet Pattern:
Use Red Heart with Love in Lettuce
Round 1: Magic Ring, make 6 SC in ring, sl st in 1st SC
Round 2: Ch 1, SC increase in all stitches around, sl st
Round 3: Ch 1, ( SC increase, SC in next )* repeat around, sl st
Round 4: Ch 1, ( SC increase, SC in next 2 stiches )* repeat around, sl st
Round 5: Ch 1, SC in next 24 sts working on the backloop only, sl st
Round 6: Ch 1, SC in next 24 sts, sl st
Round 7-9: repeat pattern from round 6, sl st grabbing black yarn
Round 10: Ch 1, (SC in next 2 sts, SC in the space from last round just below the next stitch)*repeat around, slip stitch
For the handle continue making Ch 16, sl st on the opposite side of the basket, weave ends.
For the eyes use the black crochet thread and a 1.3 mm. crochet hook
Round 1: Make a magic ring, Ch 2, HDC 6 in the ring, slip stitch (make 2)
Sew the eyes to the basket and sew a mouth and the scar on the head
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