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Crochet basket weave stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Double treble / Triple crochet – dtr / tc

Long crochet – Lc

Front and back post stitch technique

Stitch – st

Post stitch - Pst

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 6

Row 1.1 (row 1 / color 1): (dark green). Skip 3ch and work 1tr/dc in next ch, * skip 4chs and work 1Lc in each of next 4chs, 5ch; rep from *.


Long crochet: yarn over hook 4 times, insert hook into st, yarn over and pull through st. Yarn over hook and draw yarn through first 2 loops on hook. Repeat the preceding step 4 more times until you have only 1 loop left on hook.


Make 1tr/dc in each of next 2chs. Do not turn.

Row 1.2 (row 1 / color 2): (pastel green). Work all Lc sts in front of the Row 1.1.

Fasten to the third ch of Row 1.1, work slt into 1tr/dc, 4Lc and 1ch below,

* Work 1Lc in each of next 4 skipped chs below, work slt into each of next 4Lc and 1ch of Row 1.1; rep from *.

Make 1Lc in each of next 4 skipped chs below, work slt into each of next 2tr/dc, turn.

Row 2.1 (row 2 / color 1): (dark green). Work all Back post long crochet (BPLc) and BPdtr/tr stitches over the Row 1.1 (dark green).

Make 3chs, skip first st and work 1tr/dc into next slt. Make 9chs,

* work 1BPLc over each of next 4Lc of dark green color, 5chs; rep from *.


Back post long crochet: yarn over hook 4 times, insert hook from back to front, and then from front to back again between two Lc sts, yarn over and pull through. Yarn over hook and draw yarn through first 2 loops on hook. Repeat the preceding step 4 more times until you have only 1loop left on hook.


Make 1BPLc over each of next 4Lc of dark green color, work 1BPdtr/tr over each of next 4Lc of dark green color, 1tr/dc into each of next 2slt. Do not turn.

Row 2.2 (row 2 / color 2): (pastel green). Work all Back post long crochet (BPLc) and BPdtr/tr stitches over the Row 1.2 (pastel green) and slip stitches into post stitches of the Row 2.1 (dark green). Work all BPLc sts in front of the Row 2.1.

Fasten to the third ch of the Row 2.1 and work slt in next tr/dc, make 1BPdtr/tr over each of next 4Lc of pastel green color,

* work 1BPLc over each of next 4Lc of pastel green color, make slt into each of next 4Lc and 1ch of Row 2.1(dark green); rep from *.

Make slt into each of next 4Lc, 4BPdtr/tr and 2tr/dc, turn.

Row 3.1 (row 3 / color 1): (dark green). Work all Front post long crochet (FPLc) stitches over the Row 2.1 (dark green).

Make 3chs, skip first st and work 1tr/dc into next slt. * Work 1FPLc over each of next 4 BPLc of dark green color, 5chs; rep from *.


Front post long crochet: yarn over hook 4 times, insert hook from front to back, and then from back to front again between two sts, yarn over and pull through. Yarn over hook and draw yarn through first 2 loops on hook. Repeat the preceding step 4 more times until you have only 1loop left on hook.


Work 1FPLc over each of next 4 BPdtr/tr of pastel green color, 5chs, make 1slt in each of next 2tr/dc, do not turn.

Row 3.2 (row 3 / color 2): (pastel green). Work all Front post long crochet (FPLc) stitches over the Row 2.2 (pastel green) and slip stitches into post stitches of the Row 3.1 (dark green). Work all FPLc stitches in front of the Row 3.1.

Fasten to the third ch of the Row 3.1 and work slt into 1tr/dc, 4Lc and 1ch of dark green color. Make 1FPLc over each of next 4 BPdtr/tr of dark green color.

* Make slt into each of next 4Lc and 1ch of Row 3.1 (dark green), work 1FPLc over each of next 4 BPdtr/tr of pastel green color; rep from *.

Work slt into each of next 2tr/dc, turn.

Repeat rows 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Cotton

Materials:

Schachenmayr Catania Originals: dark green, pastel green, apple green, anise, light pink, cyclamen, dark fuchsia.

Hook size: 4.0 – 2.5 mm

100% Cotton

Materials:

Schachenmayr Catania Originals: light blue, blue, natural white, greige, sand, camel, coral, terracotta.

Hook size: 4.0 – 2.5 mm

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