Christmas tree basket or bottle bag by H A E Barker

Christmas tree basket or bottle bag

November 2021
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 9 rows = 4 inches
in Double crochet
8.0 mm (L)
519 - 547 yards (475 - 500 m)
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A Christmas basket perfect for storing presents under the tree or using as a hamper gift basket.

For a quicker project you can work up the bottle bag in an evening, perfect for gifting mulled wine.

Tension is not critical for this project but it will affect the finished size.
Basket using Cygnet seriously chunky
9 sts by 9 rounds over 10cm dc
4 sts by 6 rounds over 10cm bean st
Bottle bag using DMC natura XL
10 sts by 10 rounds over 10cm dc
5 sts by 8 rounds over bean st
The different yarns are interchangeable between patterns.

Features a simple tree pattern using a lovely textured stitch. The mix or colours and stripes gives it a fresh and modern feel.

The basket pattern originally appeared in Crochet Now issue 75.