Oslo basket by Sys Fredens

Oslo basket

October 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
US 11 - 8.0 mm
350 yards (320 m)
see notes
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A pretty Oslo basket knitted in Woolpower and then felted in the washing machine.

The base of the basket is knitted with double-pointed needles and then circular needles.

The basket is both pretty and practical.

Happy knitting!


  • 2 skeins of 100 g Woolpower color 10
  • DPN and 32” Circular needles US 11 (8 mm)

Before Felting:
Width- measured flat: 21 inches
From starting point to top: 15 inches
Height of the side: 7,5 inches
After Felting:
Width- measured flat: 13 inches
Height of the side: 4 1⁄4 inches

14 sts x 12 rows = 4” x 4”

Pattern information:
The bottom of the basket is knit on DPNs and switches to the circular needles once there are enough sts.
It is knit in the round in garter stitch = knit 1 round, purl 1 round.
Wash in a machine on hot cycle in order to felt.

Abbreviation of increase stitch:
M1: ​​From the front, lift loop between stitches with left needle, knit into back of loop.