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Knitted Easter Basket

This Knitted Easter Basket is ideal for Easter Decorations, Easter Gifts and Easter Centerpieces.

by craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

Approx Size 6 inch (15cm)
Size 6 (4mm ) Needles
Double Worsted (8 ply) Wool

Instructions

Basket

Cast on (10sts)

Row 1, K

Row 2, K

Row 3, K twice into first and last st (12sts)

Row 4, K

Row 5, K twice into first and last st (14sts)

Knit the next 8 Rows. Row 14, K 2 Tog at the beg and end. (12sts)

Row 15, K

Row 16, K 2 Tog at the beg and end. (10sts)

Row 17, K Cast off and place card stock into base for support.

Basket Sides

Cast on (51sts)

K 1, P1 every Row for 14 Rows.

Cast off.

Basket Handle

Cast on (31sts ) K1, P1 every Row for 4 Rows. Cast off.

Stitch sides to base and handle to sides with remaining yarn

 "Easter Bunny"

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