Hanging Basket: Teardrop Pouch

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It’s another craft fair favorite – a quick and easy project that your customers will love. It’s a tiny hanging teardrop basket to hold your favorite air plant, trinkets, or…whatever!

 

 

Materials 

  • 30 yards Super Bulky Yarn
    • I used Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick
  •  6.60 mm (K) Crochet Hook
  •  Scissors

Abbreviations

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • hdc – half-double crochet
  • hdc2tog – half-double crochet decrease
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st(s) – stitch(es)

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Notes

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • US Terminology
  • Gauge: not important for this pattern – size can be adjusted
  • Finished Measurements: 4” wide x 4.5” tall (not including the hanging loop)

 

Aeryn Hanging Teardrop Basket Pattern

Rnd 1: Work 8 SC into a magic circle and pull the circle tight (or CH3, join to create a loop and work 8 SC into the center of the circle), join with a SLST to beginning SC. (8 sts)

Rnd 2: CH1, work 2 SC into same stitch as beginning CH1, 2 SC in each stitch around, join with SLST to beginning SC. (16 sts)

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Rnd 3: CH1, work 2 SC into the same stitch as beginning CH1, SC in the next stitch, *2 SC in next st, SC in next st*, repeat from * to * 6 more times, join with SLST to beginning SC. (24 sts)

Rnd 4: CH1, work 2 SC into the same stitch as beginning CH1, SC in each of the next 2 sts, *2 SC in the next st, SC in each of the next 2 sts,* repeat from * to * 6 more times. (32 sts)

square image of a hanging teardrop basket made from Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick in the Fig colorway

Rnd 5: (decrease round) CH1, SC in the same st as beginning CH1, SC in each of the next 6 sts, HDC in the next stitch, (HDC2TOG across the next 2 sts) 8 times, HDC in the next st, SC in each of the next 7 sts, join with a SLST to beginning SC. (24 sts)

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Rnd 6: CH1, SC in the same st as beginning CH1, SC in the next 4 sts, HDC in the next st, (HDC2TOG across the next 2 sts) 6 times, HDC in the next st, SC in each of the next 5 sts. Join with a SLST to beginning SC. (18 sts)

Rnd 7: CH1, SC in the same st as beginning ch-1, SC in each stitch around. CH 12. Join with a SLST to beginning SC. (30 sts)

Round 8: SLST into the first stitch and each SC stitch around the basket, SC 12 into the loop created by the ch-12 space. Join with a SLST to the final stitch of the basket. 

Finish off leaving the tail approximately 36″ long.

Wind the tail around the base of the loop and secure with a knot in the back.

Tuck ends.

Embellish however you’d like!

square image of the larger size aeryn hanging basket crochet pattern

Make a Larger Hanging Sack Basket

To make the larger (5″ x 6.5″) basket. Follow the instructions as given while using two strands of super bulky (size 6) yarn and a 9.00 mm (M/N) crochet hook.

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