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Crochet Easter Egg Flower Basket

Feb 10, 2024 02:33 AM
Crochet Easter Egg Flower Basket

Create a charming and unique Easter centerpiece with this delightful Crochet Easter Egg Flower Basket. This whimsical basket is perfect for adding a touch of springtime cheer to your home decor. The basket is designed to resemble a colorful Easter egg, complete with intricate crochet stitches that mimic the texture of a real eggshell. The vibrant colors and delicate flower embellishments make this basket truly eye-catching. Whether you display it on your dining table, mantel, or as a centerpiece for your Easter brunch, this basket is sure to be a conversation starter and a cherished addition to your holiday traditions. So grab your crochet hook and yarn, and let your creativity bloom with this delightful Easter project.

The stitches used in this pattern for the crochet easter egg basket:

  • sl st - slip stitch
  • ch - chain stitch
  • sc - single crochet stitch
  • inc - increase single crochet stitch – make 2sc in 1
  • dc - double crochet stitch
  • pop - popcorn stitch

Materials needed for the crochet easter egg basket:

  • crochet hook (3mm)
  • yarn (appropriate size for the crochet hook) and in diferent colours
  • scissors
  • needle

How to make a crochet popcorn stitch:

  • step 1: make 5 dc in the same stitch
  • step 2: drop the loop from your hook
  • step 3: insert your crochet hook from front to back just below the top two loops of the first dc of the group
  • step 4: grab the loop that was dropped in step 2 with your crochet hook and pull it through the stitch

Pattern for the crochet easter egg basket:

Starting with base color of white:

  • R1: 6sc - 6st
  • R2: 6inc - 12st
  • R3: {sc, inc} x6 - 18st
  • R4: {sc, sc, inc} x6 - 24st
  • R5: {sc, sc, sc, inc} x6 - 30st
  • R6: {sc, sc, inc, sc, sc} x6 - 36st
  • R7, R8, R9, R10: 36sc - 36st
  • After row 10 cut yarn and make the invisible join.
  • With the color green for the leaves
  • R11: (ch3, ch1, dc), skip 2 stitches, {(dc, ch1, dc), skip 2 stitches} x11 , cut yarn, join invisibly - all together you will have 12 triangles
  • With the color red - flowers with the popcorn stitch
  • R12: in each of the 12 triangles you make in the ch1: (pop, ch2) x12 - where the first popcorn stitch is made with a ch3 that counts as the first dc and 4 dc, for the rest you do a pop with 5dc - cut yarn, join invisibly
  • Now back to the base color - white
  • R13: in each of the 12 ch2 holes you make: sc in the red, sc in the red and green, sc in the red - the second single crochet is pulled over R11 and R12, so it fills the gap a bit cut yarn, join invisibly - 36st
  • R14: {skip 2 stitches and in the third one make 8dc, skip 2 stitches and close with a sl st} x6 - cut yarn, join invisibly

To HELP you I also provided the diagrams for the easter basket pattern.

The diagram for Row 11 of the crochet easter egg basket:

Crochet Easter egg basket pattern diagram for Row 11

The diagram for Row 12 of the crochet easter egg basket:

Crochet Easter egg basket pattern diagram for Row 12

The diagram for Row 14 of the crochet easter egg basket:

Crochet Easter egg basket pattern diagram for Row 14

Happy crafting

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