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caron® big cakes™ marled crochet basket in blue macaron

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Caron® Big Cakes™ Yarn – Blue Macaron
 
MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 12" diameter x 12" tall

GAUGE: 10 sc and 12 rows = 4" with 2 strands held tog
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS:
 
Note: Basket is worked holding 2 strands of yarn tog throughout. It is not necessary to match colors of 2 balls, as desired marled effect is achieved by blending colors between balls.
 
With 2 strands held tog, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring.
 
1st rnd: 8 sc in ring. Join with sl st to first sc.
 
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
 
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
 
4th rnd: ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
 
5th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sc.
 
6th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc.
 
7th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 56 sc.
 
Cont as established, inc 8 sc every rnd 6 times more. 104 sc. 
Step 2
Note: Ch 3 at beg of following rnds does not count as dc.
 
Beg side: 1st rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 23 sc.
Sc2tog. *1 sc in each of next 24 sc. Sc2tog. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 100 sts.
 
2nd rnd: Ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc.
 
3rd rnd: Ch 3. *1 dcfp around each of next 3 sc. 1 dcbp around each of next 2 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp.
 
4th rnd: Ch 3. *1 dcbp around next st. 1 dcfp around each of next 3 sts. 1 dcbp around next st.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcbp.
 
5th rnd: Ch 3. *1 dcbp around each of next 2 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 3 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcbp.
 
6th rnd: Ch 3. *1 dcfp around next st. 1 dcbp around each of next 2 sts. 1 dcfp around each of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp.
 
7th rnd: Ch 3. *1 dcfp around each of next 2 sts. 1 dcbp around each of next 2 sts. 1 dcfp around next st. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first dcfp.
 
Rep 3rd to 7th rnds for pat until side of Basket measures 12" [30.5 cm]. Fasten off.  
Step 3
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Ch = Chain
Cont = Continue
Dc = Double Crochet
Dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at back of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of next stitch at front of work inserting hook from right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Inc = Increas(e)(ing)
Pat = Pattern
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
Sl st = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Togetther
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook
 
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  • 946471112
    Item # 10527485 
    $7
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    $9.99
    • Color: Blue Macaron
    • Size: 10.5 oz
    • Color: Blue Macaron
    • Size: 10.5 oz
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    • Size: 10.5 oz
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  • 809187850
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