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How To Crochet Mini Nesting Baskets

How To Crochet Mini Nesting Baskets

Have you ever wondered how to crochet a nesting basket? Worried that they might not fit together and it would have been a waste of yarn and time? If that is so, then these Mini Crochet Nesting Baskets are for you!

How To Crochet Mini Nesting Baskets

Do you have a random skein of yarn that needs some love? Whip up some of these fun Mini Crochet Nesting Baskets using this “How To Crochet Mini Nesting Baskets” Post! Make one of them, all of them or a few sets! Great for things like stitch markers, hair bands or any little items that need a home!

 

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Materials

Size 4.00 mm crochet hook      
Scissors                                           
 #4 Worsted Wt. Yarn, Furls Whims Merino
1 Skein in Mustard
3.5 ounces, 94 yards

Gauge

18 sts x 20 rows in sc in the round is 4” x 4”

how to crochet a nesting basket

Stitch Descriptions and Abbreviations 

  • Chain Stitch – ch / Slip Stitch – Sl St / Single Crochet – sc
  • Back Loops Only – BLO – When working the stitch, use only the back loop of the top of the stitch.

Pattern Notes

  • 5 Sizes – 2”, 2.5”, 3”, 3.25” & 3”5 Diameter
  • * Designates a repeat.  
  • Ch 1 does not count as a stitch
  • Do not turn at the end of rounds.
  • Sl st to first st of each round.

how to crochet a nesting basket

Basket – 2” Diameter x 1” Tall

Round 1
Ch 2, 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook, ch 1. [6 sts]
Round 2
2 sc in each st, ch 1. (12 sts)
Round 3
*1 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [18 sts]
Round 4 
*2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [24 sts]
Round 5
Sc BLO in every stitch around, ch 1. [24]
Round 6-8
Sc in every stitch around, ch 1. [24]
Round 9
Sl st around, finish off. [24]

Basket – 2.5” Diameter x 1.25” Tall

Round 1
Ch 2, 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook, ch 1. [6 sts]
Round 2
2 sc in each st, ch 1. (12 sts)
Round 3
*1 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [18 sts]
Round 4
*2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [24 sts]
Round 5
*3 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [30 sts]
Round 6
Sc BLO in every stitch around, ch 1. [30]
Round 7 – 10 
Sc in every stitch around, ch 1. [30]
Round 11
Sl st around, finish off. [30]

Basket – 3” Diameter x 1.5” Tall

Round 1 
Ch 2, 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook, ch 1. [6 sts]
Round 2
2 sc in each st, ch 1. (12 sts)
Round 3
*1 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [18 sts]
Round 4 
*2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [24 sts]
Round 5
*3 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [30 sts]
Round 6
*4 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [36 sts]
Round 7
Sc BLO in every stitch around, ch 1. [36]
Round 8 –  12
Sc in every stitch around, ch 1. [36]
Round 13
Sl st around, finish off. [36]

Basket – 3.25” Diameter x 1.75” Tall

Round 1 
Ch 2, 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook, ch 1. [6 sts]
Round 2
2 sc in each st, ch 1. (12 sts)
Round 3
*1 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [18 sts]
Round 4 
*2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [24 sts]
Round 5
*3 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [30 sts]
Round 6
*4 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [36 sts]
Round 7
*5 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [42 sts]
Round 8
Sc BLO in every stitch around, ch 1. [42]
Round 10 –  14
Sc in every stitch around, ch 1. [42]
Round 15
Sl st around, finish off. [42]

Basket – 3.5” Diameter x 2” Tall

Round 1 
Ch 2, 6 sc into 2nd chain from hook, ch 1. [6 sts]
Round 2
2 sc in each st, ch 1. (12 sts)
Round 3
*1 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [18 sts]
Round 4 
*2 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [24 sts]
Round 5
*3 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [30 sts]
Round 6
*4 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [36 sts]
Round 7
*5 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [42 sts]
Round 8
*6 sc, 2 sc in next st, repeat from* to end, ch 1. [48 sts]
Round 9
Sc BLO in every stitch around, ch 1. [48]
Round 10 –  16
Sc in every stitch around, ch 1. [48]
Round 17
Sl st around, finish off. [48]

how to crochet a nesting basket

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