Mini Frankenstein Crochet Basket

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.


Materials Needed: 

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


For those who would love to follow the video tutorial you can watch the video below or watch it on youtube.


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