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Mar 25, 2011

BASKET WEAVE STITCH

BASKET WEAVE PATTERN:  
This stitch will work in multiples of 8 - that means any multipleof 8 - 24, 48, 96, etc.  As long as the number you choose can be evenly divided by 4 with no spare stitches.

Start with chain 18, turn (the last 2 chains form the first of the double crochet stitches.)  
  1. Work a double crochet into 3rd chain from hook, then  double crochet into each chain to the end (16 stitches).
  2. Turn, chain 2, work 1 front post double crochet, *4 back post doublecrochets, 4 front post double crochets, repeat from * to last 2 stitches,then work 1 front post double crochet, then 1 double crochet into turningchain of previous row.
  3. Turn, chain 2, work 1 back post double crochet,* 4 front postdouble crochets, 4 back post double crochets, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, work 1 back post double crochet, 1 double crochet into turning chain of previous row.
  4. Repeat row 3, then repeat row 2.



FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET



 BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET.
Back post double crochet



Back post double crochet

These 4 rows form the pattern. Why not continue as long as you want and make a skinny scarf from your sample of the crochet basketweave stitch. Whenyou get to the length you want, just work the rope edging around, finish off the ends and you have a simple cozy new scarf - all from just a sample swatch!
the abbreviations used : 


  • bpdc - back post double crochet
  • ch - chain
  • dc - double crochet
  • ea - each
  • fpdc - front post double crochet
  • prev - previous
  • rep - repeat
  • sts - stitches
Source : http://www.woolcrafting.com/crochet-basketweave-stitch.html

2 comments:

nityakalyani said...

wow Mira - neatly done in introducing crochet stitches. The coloured panels helps us to know better how the stitches will look. thumbs up

mira-arts.blogspot.com said...

THank you Nitya Bhen. I am just sharing the informations that i have and come across. Thanks to the illustrators.

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