Free Pumpkin Basket Crochet Pattern

Kids will love this free pattern for this fab and fun Pumpkin/Jack O Lantern treat basket!

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You can head round the neighbourhood filling this easy-to-hook holder with lollies and chocs on October 31st. And as it’s made with sturdy Bobinny cord, it’ll last for years.

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Designed by Louise Sheward from The Fibre Lounge (www.thefibrelounge.com), she’s written up the pattern just for us.

You can find the pattern below, or if you would like to print the pattern you can download our handy PDF here

You will need

  • Bobbiny 5mm Cotton cord (100% recycled cotton 330g/100m), 1 ball of each:
  • Black
  • Orange
  • A 9mm (US M/13) hook

Tension

Tension is not critical for this project

Abbreviations

Reverse dc Work a dc st as normal, *dc into the st to the right of the previous dc; repeat from * as directed

You can find our guide to abbreviations here!

PUMPKIN BOWL

Using Orange, make a magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as tr throughout), 11tr into the loop, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr]

Round 2 Ch3, tr into st at base of ch-3, 2tr into each tr around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [24 tr]

Round 3 Ch3, tr into st at base of ch-3, *tr in next st, 2tr into last st; repeat from * around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 tr]

Round 4 Ch1 (does not count as st throughout), dc into bl of each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 dc]

Round 5 Ch1, dc next 13 sts, change to Black, dc next 11 sts, change to Orange, dc next 12 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 dc]

Round 6 Ch1, dc next 14 sts, change to Black, dc next st, *change to Orange, dc next 3 sts, change to Black, dc next st; repeat from * once more, change to Orange, dc next 13 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 7 Ch1, dc in each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 8 Ch1, dc first 15 sts, change to Black, dc next 3 sts, change to Orange, dc next 2 sts, change to Black, dc next 3 sts, change to Orange, dc last 13 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 9 Ch1, dc first 16 sts, change to Black, dc next st, change to Orange, dc next 4 sts, change to Black, dc next st, change to Orange, dc in next 15 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off Black.

Round 10 Ch1, dc around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off, join Black into any st.

Round 11 Repeat Round 10.

Round 12 Ss into each st around.

Round 13 Reverse dc into the bl of each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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