Wheat­land Bas­kets

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­signs by Michael del Vec­chio courtesy of Pre­mier Yarns

Gauge

Bas­kets

Bot­tom

With 2 strands of A (B, C) held tog, cast on 22 (26, 30) sts. Work 6 (7, 8) inches in garter st. Bind off all sts.

Solid Sides

*With WS fac­ing and 2 strands of A (B,

You'll love how quick these bas­kets are to knit and how use­ful they are for stor­ing your odds and ends!

15 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches/10cm in garter st with 2 strands of yarn held tog. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Note

Yarn is held dou­ble through­out. C), pick up and knit 22 (26, 30) sts along one side of bot­tom.

Work in garter st un­til side mea­sures 3 (3½, 4) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Bind off all sts. Rep from * on op­po­site side of bot­tom.

Sides With Han­dle Open­ing

*With WS fac­ing and 2 strands of A (B, C), pick up and knit 22 (26, 30) sts along one un­worked side of bot­tom.

Work in garter st un­til side mea­sures 2 (2½, 3) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Next row (RS): K6 (7, 8), bind off 10 (12, 14) sts, knit to end. Next row (WS): K6 (7, 8), cast on 10 (12, 14) sts, knit to end.

Con­tinue in garter st un­til side mea­sures 3 (3½, 4) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Bind off all sts. Rep from * on op­po­site side of bot­tom.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends.

*With RS fac­ing out and WS held tog, us­ing cro­chet hook and 1 strand of yarn, work sc through edge sts of ad­ja­cent sides, form­ing a firm ridge along seam. Rep from * for rem 3 seams.

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