Free Ballerina Basket Crochet Pattern
This pattern is dedicated to Princess Diana, who dreamed of being a prima ballerina. And, of course, to your sweet little ballerina, too.
1 oz. pink (or white) worsted weight yarn
Size H crochet hook
Size: 3 3/4" tall
Rnd 1: Ch 4, join w sl st in 1st ch to form ring, ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join w sl st in 1st dc (12 dc).
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same dc, 2 dc in next dc and in each dc around, join as before (24 dc).
Rnd 3: (Work this round in back loops only) Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join as before (24 dc).
Rnds 4-5: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join as before, fasten off after Rnd 5 (24 dc).
Join yarn with sl st in any free loop between Rnds 2 and 3, ch 3, 4 dc in same dc, 5 dc in next dc and in each dc around, join as before, fasten off (120 dc).
Straps (Make 2):
Ch 11, fasten off.
Sew straps at sides of Rnd 5 as shown, skipping about 5 dc between straps and between armholes.
Weave in ends.
With this pattern you can turn it around and make it a Dress basket and choose your own colors.
I will share updates with this pink dress basket I made. I will probably sew buttons and flowers or ribbons not sure yet but check back with me later.