AG Easter Basket-Free Pattern


AG Easter Basket

Dress up this little basket any way that your imagination takes you!  Fun for dolls but it can also be used as a party favor!

ag basket

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Skill Level:  Easy

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), dc (double crochet), fpdc (front post double crochet), bpdc (back post double crochet).

Front Post Double Crochet: (fpdc): Yo hook, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.

Back Post Double Crochet: (fpdc): Yo hook, insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.

Unless noted otherwise, always skip the st behind the fpdc and the st in front of the bpdc.

Supplies: F/5/3.75mm crochet hook, Sport or Infant Weight Yarn-1 oz White (W), ½ oz Multi Color (MC)

Gauge: 6 sc = 1 inch, 6 sc rows = 1 inch

To Change Colors

Work last stitch before color change to last step, with new color yo and pull new color through rem loops on hook. Drop unused color to wrong side. Do not work over unused color.

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Directions

Rnd. 1: W, ch2, work 8sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slst to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn in this or following rnds.   8 sc

Rnd. 2: 2sc in each sc, join, ch1.    16 sc

Rnd. 3: sc in first sc, 2sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* around, join, ch1.     24 sc

Rnd. 4: sc in each sc, join, ch1.     24 sc

Rnd. 5: sc in first 2 sc, 2sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* around, join, ch1.   32 sc

Rnd. 6: sc in first 3 sc, 2sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2sc in next sc*, repeat from *to* around, join, ch1.   40 sc

Rnd. 7: repeat rnd. 4.      40 sc

Rnd. 8: working in back loops, sc in each sc, join, ch3 (counts as beginning dc of next rnd).    40 sc

Rnd. 9: dc in each sc around, join around post of beginning dc, ch3.     40 dc

Rnd. 10: MC, fpdc in next 3 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc, *fpdc in next 4 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc*, repeat from *to* 3 times, join around post of beginning dc, ch3..      40 dc

Rnd. 11: W, bpdc in next 3 dc, fpdc in next 4 dc, *bpdc in next 4dc, fpdc in next 4dc*, repeat from *to* 3 times, join around post of beginning dc, ch3.    40 dc

Rnd. 12: MC, fpdc in next 3 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc, *fpdc in next 4 dc, bpdc in next 4 dc*, repeat from *to* 3 times, join around post of beginning dc, ch1.      40 dc

Rnd. 13: slst in next 20 dc, ch25, slst in 40th sc on basket, ch1, turn, slst in next 25 ch, slst in next 19 dc, join with slst to next slst on basket, fasten off.

Let your imagination run wild……..dress up this little basket with ribbons or flowers or pretty notions of any kind.

© April 2009  Pattern may not be reprinted, republished or resold without express written permission.

11 Comments on “AG Easter Basket-Free Pattern”


  1. This is the cutest little basket! Thank you for creating and sharing your crochet patterns for AG dolls. I’m teaching 14 year old daughter to crochet and she’s been inspired to make items for her doll. God bless you! <


  2. My pleasure! I try to keep as many patterns as possible as simple as possible……I love getting the younger set “hooked”!

  3. Cheryl Says:

    I love this pattern i made some of these baskets last year and again this year – Thanks ! for posting such a cute FREE pattern


  4. It’s truly my pleasure! Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know that you enjoyed this pattern!


  5. these are going to make cute easter mini baskets for my sunday school little ones. thanks again


  6. You’re so very welcome!

  7. Gabriella Says:

    Can we sell the item NOT the pattern?


  8. That’s correct…..please feel free to sell the completed projects, but not the pattern. Many Thanks!

  9. Gabriella Says:

    THANK YOU!!!

  10. Rose Says:

    This basket is so easy and fun to do. My granddaughters loved it! Thanks for sharing!


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