Basket Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Three sizes of striped baskets with optional handles. Large basket measures about 14” [35.5 cm] tall, Medium about 10½” [26.5 cm] tall, and Small about 7½” [19 cm] tall. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Red Heart.
Tidy Up Basket and Dishcloths
Easy pattern suitable for beginners from Yarnspirations. Dishcloth: Approx 8″ [20.5 cm] square. Basket: Approx 5 x 7 x 3″ [12.5 x 18. 7.5 cm].
Designed by DROPS these baskets make perfect gifts or house decor. Height: approx. 10 cm / 4” Diameter: approx. 20 cm / 8”
Ellenesque Felted Bowl
Easy pattern featured by Americo Originail in Canadian Living for storage baskets in any size.
This hanging basket was originally designed to hold produce, but can be used for other items and holds about 5 pounds per basket. Options for two different sizes and two different depths included. Designed by Jenn Skinner
Garter Ridged Basket
Designed by Yarnspirations. Small: Approx 7″ [18 cm] diameter x 6″ [15 cm] tall. Medium: Approx 10″ [25.5 cm] diameter x 7” [18 cm] tall. Large: Approx 14″ [35.5 cm] diameter x 8″ [20.5 cm] tall.
Aubrey Spa Set
Pampering spa set includes patterns for face pads, washcloths, and a matching basket. Fill it with handmade soaps and you have the perfect gift!
This basket is knit with t-shirt yarn in twined technique that creates a sturdy fabric. Designed by Melissa Somerville
Arm Knit Cat Bed
BeCozi created this video tutorial for an arm knit pet bed that could also be a large basket.
Patterns for Purchase
3 sizes of oval baskets with handles. Finished measurements: Circumference: 23 (29, 34)” Height: 9 1/2 (7, 12)”
Soft Porcelain Bowls
Make small felted ornamental bowls with fun lace edgings. Sizes 14 (17, 21)” circumference and 3″ (3, 4 )” high after felting.
Finger Knit Handy Storage Tubs
Finger knit baskets designed by Laura Strutt for Arm & Finger Knitting 35 No Needles Knits For The Home & To Wear.
Waste Basket from Plastic Yarn
Emily Blades designed this very meta pattern that turns waste bags into waste basket! One of the 20 designs for plastic bag yarn in her book Eco-Friendly Knits
The braided detail and handles are knit as the basket is made. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. 8″ high x 26″ around
Quick knit baskets in 3 sizes. Finished measurements:
Small: 6″W x 6″L x 3″D
Medium: 7″W x 7″L x 3 1/2″D
Large: 8″W x 8″L x 4″D
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!