How to Crochet the Basket Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #235

How to Crochet the Basket Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the basket stitch. This stitch creates a fun design. The basket stitch would be great for pillows, scarves and purses!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

A Crochet Hook


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WEBS Americas Yarn Store


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc
Double Crochet-dc

V Stitch (V st)- 1dc, 1ch, 1dc.

Double V Stitch (Double V st)- 2dc, 1ch, 2dc.

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain:Multiple of 6 sts + 5. Add 2 for base chain

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Wrong Side): work a V st into 5th ch from hook, *skip 2ch, work V st into next ch; rep from * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc into last ch, turn.

  2. Row 2

    3ch, skip 2 sts, work a Double V into ch sp at center of V st, *1ch, skip next V st, work a Double V st into sp at center of next V st; rep from * leaving last loop of last dc of last Double V st on hook and working it together with 1dc into top of tch, turn.

  3. Row 3

    3ch, work a V st into each sp to end finishing with 1 dc into top of tch, turn.

  4. Row 4

    3ch, 1dc into 1st st, *1ch, skip next V st, work a Double V st into sp at center of next V st; rep from * until 1 V st remains, 1ch, skip V st, 2dc into top of tch, turn.

  5. Row 5

    3ch, work a V st into each sp to end finishing with 1 dc into top of tch, turn.

Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Basket Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Basket Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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