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Sweet Knitting Basket

In these cute knitted baskets not only nuts have space, but also, for example, hair accessories. We show you the knitting instructions for it. 

You need this:

  • “Benevito” by SMC Select (wick yarn in felt look, 50% pure new wool, 10% alpaca, 40% acrylic): 150 g in petrol (Fb 01380) or 100 g in lilac (Fb 01305)
  • Needle no. 8
  • Circular Needle No. 8

And this is how it’s done:

Basic pattern:
Smooth right = Knit only right sts (M) on each round (Rd).

Instructions big basket:

The basket has a diameter of about 25 cm.
Cast Needle 8 M in petrol (2 sts per needle) and
knit in Rd :

1st round: double every st (= increase 1 st, but knit 1 st from cross stitch) = 16 sts.
2 st.: Knit all sts on the right
3rd round: * 1. Duplicate M, 1 st on right, repeat from * = 24 sts
4th round: smooth right
5. Rounds: * 1. Duplicate 2 sts, 2 sts to the right, repeat from * = 32 sts
6th round: smooth right
7th rounds: * 1. Duplicate M, 3 sts right, repeat from * = 40 sts
8th round: smooth right
9th rounds: * 1. Duplicate M, 4 sts on right, repeat from * = 48 sts
10th round: smooth right
11th rounds: * 1. Duplicate M, 5 sts on right, repeat from * = 56 sts
12th round: smooth right
13th rounds: * 1. Duplicate M, 6 sts right, repeat from * = 64 sts

Knit another 9 rounds on the right. Then work a decrease round: For this work * 2 sts in right side, 6 sts right, repeat from * = 56 sts. Knit one round on right. Then remove M again: * Knit 2 sts together right, 5 sts right, repeat from * = 48 sts. Knit one round left st. Then cast off all sts.

Instructions small basket:

The cup has a diameter of about 15 cm.
Using needle pinion cast 8 sts in lilac (2 sts per needle) and knit in stocking st. Work until the 9th Rd like the big basket. Knit another 8 round to the right. Then work a decrease round: For this work * 2 sts right together, 4 sts right, repeat from * = 40 sts. Knit one round right. Then remove M again: * Work 2 sts in right side, 3 sts in right, repeat from * = 32 sts. Knit one more round in stockinette st. Then cast off all sts.

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