Rohtang Basket Free Crochet Pattern


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Crochet baskets are a fairly simple items to crochet and so versatile at home. I usually use crochet baskets for storage, however where you use them and how can really make your space more useful and convenient while adding a unique touch to your space. It’s such a pretty way to add beauty and texture to a room.

That’s why I love using tshirt yarn for my baskets! For the rohtang crochet basket I used plaid tshirt yarn. Because who doesn’t love plaid!? And it’s almost Christmas time, I think plaid color is especially suitable for any decor during holidays.


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  • Grab downloadable pdf add-free pattern with even more instructions and photo illustrations in one format.

  • Find all the gorgeous colors of t-shirt yarn of equal thickness and knot-free throughout its length in Knitznpurlz shop

  • Don’t have time now, Pin it for later.

  • Get it on Ravelry

Rohtang basket is crochet using wooden base which saves yarn and make basket sturdier. Add some festive wooden bases and it’ll perfect addition for your holiday decor or a lovely gift for your loved one.


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wooden bases for crochet basket

I love using wooden bases for my crochet baskets, I can put heavier things in baskets and won’t get wonky bottom. If you’d like bigger basket using wooden bases Chevron basket crochet pattern is worth of checking out. Wooden bases can also be used as a trivet or coasters, like in this Trivet and coaster set crochet pattern.

Rohtang basket is a round crochet basket, like my other St. Valentine’s crochet basket or Easy crochet basket and placemats but if you need rectangular basket, I have you covered.

The mysterious stitch Rohtang. I’ve spend hours and hours researching the name of the stitch. Surprisingly there’s every little information for such a pretty crochet stitch. The inspiration for rohtang stitch came from yarn. I was looking for a stitch to use in my crochet basket that’ll show all the beauty of the plaid tshirt yarn. Rohtang crochet stitch gave me what I needed, you can see all the lines of plaid colors of yarn. Make sure to check my video for a full tutorial for Rohtang crochet stitch.


rohtang crochet stitch

Crochet Rohtang Basket Free Pattern

Skill Level: Easy

Measurements W 6.5” x H 3”

Gauge 3 St = 1” and 1.5 Rows = 1” in rs (your gauge may depend on the thickness of your yarn, so you may have to decrease or increase the size of the hook to match the gauge).

What you will need:

T-shirt yarn (weight 6 / super bulky weight), 100 m (109 yards) / 330 g (11.5oz) – 54 yards (50 m). I used t-shirt yarn from my shop KNITZNPURLZ.

Crochet Hook 9 mm, M/N 13 and 5 mm, H 8

Wooden base – 6” (approx. 10 cm).

Abbreviations, stitch knowledge:

sc – single crochet

st (s) – stitch(es)

sl st – slip stitch

() repeat information inside parentheses as indicated following parentheses

Special Stitches:

Rohtang stitch (rs)

With active loop on the hook, insert hook under sc of the previous row and draw up a loop (2 loops on the hook). To achieve the full beauty of rohtang stitch effect is to draw straight and not twisted thread of yarn. By drawing a loop make sure yarn is not twisted and folded line is facing inside. Remove the hook from both loops and reinsert it from left to right, draw the right loop through the left loop, ch 1.


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Invisible slip stitch.

When you’re ready to join the round, draw up height of active loop on hook a little and remove your hook. Insert your hook into the first stitch of the round from the wrong side to the right side, pull the loop through the stitch into the wrong side. Reinsert the hook into the loop from the right side and ch 1.


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Let’s get crocheting!

Note: Basket is worked up starting with crocheting around wooden base and up.

Crochet Basket

Round 1: With 5 mm hook insert the hook through the holes of wooden base and work 1 sc for each hole around wooden base. Last sc should be done in the same hole where yarn was joined to avoid gaps. Sl st to join round.


how to crochet around wooden base

Round 2: Sc in the back loop AND third loop all sts around. Invisible sl st to join round.

Round 3: Change to 9 mm hook, work rs around until desired length. See special stitch explanation. I did 7 rows for my basket. Invisible sl st to join round.

Finish

Fasten off and weave all ends.

  • Grab downloadable pdf add-free pattern with even more instructions and photo illustrations in one format.

  • Find all the gorgeous colors of t-shirt yarn of equal thickness and knot-free throughout its length in Knitznpurlz shop

  • Don’t have time now, Pin it for later.

  • Get it on Ravelry


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Happy crocheting,

Irina.

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  • Leane
    Posted at 17:33h, 13 November Reply

    Can you purchase the bases with pictures already on them? If so, where can you get them? If not, how do you get images on them?

    Thank you

    • Irina Sheina
      Posted at 18:22h, 13 November Reply

      You can purchase the wooden bases with pictures or without at my etsy shop as well together with tshirt yarn. http://www.knitznpurlz.etsy.com

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