Granny Square Basket

Who has chickens?

We do! We have 10 of them, though one is looking very much like a teenage rooster that we’re trying to deny as true right now. But having chickens means we have eggs to collect, and it’s always easier to do that with a basket! But even if you don’t have chickens, this basket will be perfect for storing all sorts of bathroom items or even can be used as a yarn bowl.

I used tshirt yarn to make this basket and an 8mm hook. The square I chose was a simple solid granny from the clubhouse and I made 3 rounds instead of 5. I made 5 squares, used one as the base and 4 as the sides. Once joined I added some handles. If using tshirt yarn to create a square I suggest keeping it simple with your basic stitches.

Next week in the Hooked on Crochet Club I’ll be showing my members exactly how I made it in our weekly Hook and Learn Lesson.

What style basket could you make from 5 granny squares?

If you like the idea of getting lessons on how to create granny square projects like this or if you’re wanting to gain more confidence with crochet you will want to consider joining the Hooked on Crochet Club. It’s an online membership that is the only one of it’s kind. Every month we provide you with projects that help you to increase your crochet skillset inside a private community. And each week there are live tutorials, with week 2 being dedicated now to a grannie square project. It’s the ideal way to improve on your crochet, which in turn brings more calm and satisfaction to your life. If you want to learn more, be sure to head on over here and add your name to the waitlist! Doors are only open a few times of year so you won’t to miss out.

Seona xx

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