Crochet Basket for Bathroom
350g of white Nicka yarn (100% polyester; 60m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in bright-pink color;
50g of the same yarn, but in blue color;
50g of the same yarn, but in pistachio color;
Crochet hook 15.
Note: work in 3 threads of yarn.
Size: 42 cm in diameter, 34 cm height.
Main pattern: circle rows of single crochets. Start every circle row with 1 chain st increase and finish with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet.
Weaving pattern: circle rows, the quantity of sts is odd.
1st circle row: bright-pink: 1 chain st increase, * 1 single crochet, 1 chain st and skip 1 st of the previous circle row*; repeat from * to *, finish with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet;
2nd circle row: pistachio: in the same way, as the 1st row, but with replacing;
3rd circle row: blue: in the same way, as the 1st row;
4th circle row: white: in the same way, as the 2nd row.
Make 1st-4th rows x twice = 8 circle rows.
Stitches control: main pattern: 5 sts x 5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 5 chain sts, circle them in the ring with 1 slip st and work with the main pattern.
1st circle row: 8 single crochets;
2nd circle row: 2 sts in 1 base st (16);
3rd circle row: double every 2nd st (24);
4th circle row: double every 3rd st (35);
5th circle row: double every 4th st (40);
6th circle row: double every 5th st (48);
7th circle row: 48 single crochets;
8th circle row: double every 6th st (56).
Finish bottom at this moment.
Then, work without increases. In 13 circle rows from the beginning of work, make 8 circle rows of weaving pattern, then, work with the main pattern with white yarn.
Work in the following way after 2 circle rows of the main pattern: 11 single crochets, skip the next 7 sts, 7 chain sts, 21 single crochets, skip 7 sts, 7 chain sts, 11 single crochets. Make all the sts with main pattern in the next circle row. Make 1 circle row of weaving pattern with bright-pink yarn in 5 circle rows from the weaving pattern and finish your work.