Whip up this crochet basket pattern in minutes! In no time at all, you will have a darling crochet basket.  I filled them with paper grass and chocolate covered eggs for Easter. They would also be super cute for May Day filled with some crochet flowers.

If you like to crochet and are always looking for a new project I have collected some amazing crochet patterns. You will find loads of free crochet patterns for every holiday and occasion.

crochet basket pattern

How to crochet a basket

Wouldn’t these cute mini crochet baskets be cute on the plate of each dinner guest at Easter? What a special favor for each guest.   This crochet basket pattern is perfect for a beginner crochet project.

crochet basket pattern

Crochet Basket Supplies

  • H (5.00mm) hook
  • Worsted weight yarn
  • tapestry needle
  • scissors

Crochet Basket Pattern

Ch: chain  St: stitch  SC: single crochet
Sl st: slip stitch  HDC: half double crochet
Rnd 1: Make a magic circle and secure with an anchor st. Ch 2. Work 8 HDC in magic. Circle. Join with Sl st to top of ch 2.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 1 HDC in same st. Work 2 HDC in each remaining st in round (16 sts) Join with sl st to top of ch 2.
Rnd 3: Ch 2, 1 HDC in next st *2 HDC in next st, then work 1 HDC in next st* repeat steps between * until the end of round (24sts).
Join by sl st into front loop of chain 2.
Rnd 4: 1 HDC in front loop of each st in the round. This will create a small ridge on the outside of the basket (24 sts). Join with sl st to front loop of chain 2. Chain 2.
Rnd 5 & 6: Repeat round 4.  When it comes time to join with sl st at the end of round 6 sl st into the top of ch 2 (both loops).
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st in the round. Join with sl st in top of ch 1 (24 sts)
join with sl st & chain 17 & attach to the basket with a sl st. Work 1 sc in each st back across the handle (17 sts). Fasten off and weave in ends. The handle can easily be made longer, just add a few more stitches to your beginning chain.
how to crochet a basket

Option 2 for basket handle

If you would like a wider handle try this pattern.
Wide Handle
Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st. Ch 1 and turn your work so your working yarn is on the right. Work 1 sc in each st (2) ch 1 and turn your work. Repeat previous steps until the handle is about 5 1/2 inches long.
Cast off leaving about an 8-inch tail. With tapestry needle pull the tail down through 1 st on the basket, then up through the next st on the basket and 1 st on the handle. Continue to weave in the tail down through next st on the handle and next st on the basket, end with pulling yarn up through the end of the handle to secure in place. Weave in ends to complete basket!
The above pattern is free. If you would like a printable version you may download for $1.99.
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Pattern by Aimee C. Be sure to visit her darling Etsy Shop.
Crochet basket with the wider handle
crochet basket tutorial
These crochet baskets have the slim handle and are made with Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn cotton yarn.
easy crochet pattern mini basket
Let me know what you think about this crochet basket pattern!
For more great ideas for Easter check out my collection of Easter crochet patterns.

My Favorite Crochet Tools

  • If you are like me and like to crochet on the go this tote is a stylish way to keep everything you need at your fingertips!
  • My MOST FAVORITE tool is these portable scissors that always make it through security and fit perfectly in my hook case.
  • A️ yarn bowl is a beautiful way to wrangle yarn while crocheting
  • Keep organized with this crochet hooks kit with a case. This 85-piece kit has over 2,500  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ five-star reviews.
  • Crochet Stitch Dictionary: 200 Essential Stitches with Step-by-Step Photos is the most helpful resource to keep handy!

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  1. Tried this pattern as written. My basket looked wankey. Tried it again and crocheted rounds 4 – 6 in back loops only and worked like a charm. Maybe my thinking is backwards. Love the basket!

  2. Hello, Keira when working in rounds try using a stitch marker so you know where the row ends. I hope this helps. Let me know if you have other questions.

  3. I love the pattern, must be doing something wrong. I can’t get the last round even, always has one side higher than the other.

  4. Would love make couple of these easter basket but want to go my email see it better.write pattern down.

  5. Help!! I can’t find the pattern for “super stretchy headband…” I saw it yesterday, and now don’t know how to find it!! Thanks

  6. Thanks so much! These baskets will make a lovely gifts to my mum’s nursing home! Love them!

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