Strobile Basket by Alla Koval

Strobile Basket

August 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Base rnds 1-6 = 4 1/2'' in diameter
4.0 mm (G)
984 yards (900 m)
10" diameter and 14" tall.
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Yarn bowl, anyone? This densely textured basket cleverly uses spike stitches on the base and an increasing/decreasing post-stitch pattern on the sides. A wire ring is incorporated into the top and bottom edges, providing even more structure.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 10” diameter and 14” tall.

Yarn DMC Natura Denim (100% cotton; 82 yd 75 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #16 plum, 12 balls.

Hook Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions 10” diameter steel ring, 2; yarn needle.

Gauge Base rnds 1–6 = 4½“ in diameter.

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  • Basket is worked in rounds from the bottom up with right side facing.

  • Spike stitches are worked over the previous round so the number of spike stitches will be the same as the number of stitches on the previous round.

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