Basket Weave Crochet Stitch

Skill Level

Intermediate

Multiple

8 + 4

Project Ideas

Blanket, rug

The basket weave crochet stitch is a great way to add texture and depth to your project. It’s a reversible stitch, making it a great choice for projects where both sides will show.

getting started

Suggested Supplies

The basket weave crochet stitch works up rather thick so light and medium weight yarns are a great choice. However, you can also use bulky and super bulky weight yarns for an extra thick, durable project like a rug.

Supplies used in demonstration video:

  • Lion Brand Touch of Merino Yarn
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors


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pattern details

Abbreviations & Special Stitches

This stitch pattern is in US crochet terminology.

  • Bpdc Back Post Double Crochet
  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Fpdc Front Post Double Crochet
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Slst Slip Stitch
the pattern

Written Instructions


Row 1: Ch a multiple of 8 + 4. 1 dc in 4th ch from hk and in each rem ch.

Rows 2-4: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout). *Fpdc next 4 sts. Bpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Hdc top turning ch. Turn.

Rows 5-8: Ch 2. *Bpdc next 4 sts. Fpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Hdc top turning ch. Turn.

Rows 9-12: Ch 2. *Fpdc next 4 sts. Bpdc next 4 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Hdc top turning ch. Turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 5-12 until your project measures the length you want. End on an 8th or 12th row and fasten off.


see how it’s done

Step-by-Step Tutorial


Watch on YouTube

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