Crochet Basket Pattern {Easy + Quick!}


In this post, you will see a crochet basket pattern.

This is part of a bathroom set of crochet patterns that are available for you to make, which includes a crochet shower puff, washcloths, face scrubbies, and soap bags.

Making all of the items in the crochet bathroom set will be perfect for gifting at Christmas or making and selling at the upcoming Christmas craft fairs.

The bathroom set could also be used as a special spa treat gift for anyone who needs a bit of pampering, paired with some organic homemade soaps and shower gels. 

crochet basket bag

An Easy Level Crochet Pattern

The pattern is fairly straight forward and even if you are new to crochet, you will be able to make a set.

This project requires you to be able to create a chain, and work in basic crochet stitches – single crochet.

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Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is excellent for any advanced beginners.

crochet basket with handles

Crochet Basket Pattern

Purchase the inexpensive ad-free, PDF printable pattern in my shop here.


Great for a small storage solution (with some sturdiness), you can make a basket to store bathroom items, small toys, and more.

You could make this using a larger hook size and super bulky weight yarn (like Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick) to make a basket for blankets.

Skill Level – Easy


The diameter of the base – is 7″ / Height of the basket inc handle is 7.5″

Gauge – 10 sts in 12 rows / 4 inches.

Copyright Info

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  • You may sell items produced using this pattern.
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The Supplies You Need…


  • 1 x Lion Brand Fast Track – Grey
  • A Mixtape or t-shirt yarn

Please note – The Lion Brand Fast Track Yarn I used is now discontinued.

You can find a substitute here – Yarn Sub.


  • Crochet Hook – 10mm (US N/15)


  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Tape measure
  • Stitch Markers

Abbreviations >

The pattern is written using US terms and abbreviations.

You can find a free PDF of both US and UK terms and abbreviations here. – Crochet Abbreviations And Terms (US + UK)

  • SL-ST – slip stitch
  • CH – chain
  • SC – single crochet
  • DC – double crochet
  • PM – Place marker

Pattern Instructions

Please note – place a stitch marker at the end of the first round so you know where the rounds begin and end.

  • Make a 4 ch and join with an ss in the first ch to form a ring.
  • Round 1: (RS) – 1 ch; 8 sc in ring (8 sts) PM.
  • Round 2: 2 sc in each sc. (16 sts)
  • Round 3: *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc* rep from * to end. (24 sts)
  • Round 4: 1 sc in each sc.
  • Round 5: *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc* rep from * to end. (36 sts)
  • Round 6 – 1 sc in each sc.
  • Round 7 – 1 sc in each sc.
  • Round 8 – sc into the back loop of every st.
  • Rounds 9-18 – sc into every st.

*Please note – You can work more rounds if you want your basket to be taller.

Place markers – where you want the handles to start and finish so that you can count out your sts.

  • Round 19 – sc 6, miss 6 sts, ch 10, sc into 12 sts, miss 6 sts, ch 10, sc into 6 sts.
  • Round 20 – sc into every st, 10 sc over each ch section for the handles, sc to the marker.
  • Round 21 – rep round 20.
  • Sl-st and weave in any loose ends.
crochet basket for the bathroom

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