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Reindeer Basket Free Crochet Pattern



Happy Halloween my friends!

Are you all ready to celebrate the spookiest night of the year?

Will you go trick or treating with your kids, or will you stay home waiting for the "scariest" little monsters to knock at your door?

..in any case, if you have some spare time, what about start working on a new project?


What if I tell you that today you'll learn how to create something that get you into the holiday spirit and it is both fun and practical?


This Reindeer Basket is the perfect holiday decor for your kid's room and it will help to keep their little things stored and organized!

 


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Here is the FREE Crochet Pattern!


BEGINNER


SIZE

About 8 in. tall (20 cm)


MATERIALS

· Lion Brand® WOOL EASE THICK & QUICK® (Art. # 640)

#099 Fisherman 1 ball (A)

#124J Barley 1 ball (B)

#536A Fossil 1 ball (C)


OTHER MATERIALS

Crochet Hook Sizes: M/N (9 mm); J-10 (6 mm)

Black Medium Worsted Yarn.

Red Medium Worsted Yarn.

Yarn Needle


GAUGE

10 sc + 10 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm).


ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ninig)

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

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Basket

With A and bigger hook make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 3: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 4: * sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 32 sc.

Rnd 5: * sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 40 sc.

Rnd 6: * sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 48 sc.

Rnd 7: 1 sl st in each st around – 48 sts; Turn

Rnd 8: With B, 1 sc in next 15 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 18 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 15 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 9: With B, 1 sc in next 15 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 18 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 15 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 10: With B, 1 sc in next 15 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 18 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 15 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 11: With B, 1 sc in next 15 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 8 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 2 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 8 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 15 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 12: With B, 1 sc in next 15 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 8 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 2 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 8 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 15 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 13: With B, 1 sc in next 16 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 6 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 4 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 6 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 16 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 14: With B, 1 sc in next 17 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 4 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 6 sts, with A, 1 sc in next 4 sts, with B, 1 sc in next 17 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 15 - 17: With B, 1 sc in next 48 sts – 48 sc.

Rnd 18: 1 sl st in each st around – 48 sts.


Fasten off.


With black yarn embroider Eyes between Rnds 11 and 13, 4 sts long.



EARS (make two)

With B and smaller hook.

Row 1: Ch 7, 2 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 hdc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, 1 hdc in next ch, 1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch; keep working on opposite side of foundation chain,1 sc in next ch, 1 hdc in next ch, 2 dc in next ch, 1 hdc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch – 16 sts.


Fasten off and leave a strand of yarn.

With B sew the Ears to Rnd 18 of Basket (external side).



ANTLERS (make two)

With C and smaller hook.


Long Horn

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring – 6 sc.

Rnds 2 - 5: 1 sc in each st around – 6 sc.


Fasten off.


Short Horn

Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring – 6 sc.

Rnds 2 - 4: 1 sc in each st around – 6 sc.


Do not fasten off.


Join Horns.

Rnd 6: Insert hook in any st of Rnd 5 of Long Horn and draw up a loop, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts; working in sts of Short Horn, sc in 1st st, sc in next 5 sts – 12 sc.

Rnd 7: * sc in next st, sc2tog; rep from * around – 8 sc.

Rnd 8: * sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice – 6 sc.

Bring edges of last rnd together, matching first 2 sts along each side. Working through both thicknesses, sc in next 3 sts.


Fasten off and leave a long yarn strand.

With C sew the Antlers to Rnd 18 of Basket (internal side).



NOSE

With red yarn and smaller hook make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: 1 sc, 1 hdc, * 3 sc, 1 hdc; rep from * twice, 1 hdc, 2 sc – 12 sts.


Fasten off and leave a long yarn strand.

With red yarn sew Nose to Basket, between Rnds 9 and 12.




I can't wait to see your version of my REINDEER BASKET! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook!


Elisa

 

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!


 

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2 Comments


Abby Kearns
Abby Kearns
Nov 15, 2023

Did you tie off with each color change or keep the yarn attached? I'm making this now and love it so much!

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Elisa
Elisa
Nov 15, 2023
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Hi! I carry the unworked yarn while I work the other one!

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