Crochet Basket Pattern for Beginners + Video Tutorial

I’m excited to share my new crochet basket pattern with you! This beginner-friendly pattern is perfect for anyone just starting out with crochet. It’s simple and fun to make, and I’ve included a video tutorial to guide you through each step.

Whether you’re using it to organize your space or as a decorative piece, this basket is a great project to improve your crochet skills. So grab your yarn and hooks, and let’s create a beautiful crochet basket together! The free crochet pattern is below.

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Free Crochet Basket Pattern

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size: J-10 6 mm
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn (#4)- Use 2 strands of yarn held together.
  • Twine: I used twine for my basket handles. You can also use yarn.
  • Yarn needle: Use this to weave in your ends.
  • Scissors: Use scissors to fasten off your yarn.
  • Stitch marker(s): Optional. Use these to help keep track of your stitches. 

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Crochet Basket Pattern

Skill Level

Beginner. This crochet basket pattern uses basic crochet stitches in basic form.

Finished Size

The diameter of my basket is 7 inches and the height is 4 inches.


The first 5 rounds of the pattern measure 3.5 inches in diameter.

Crochet Terms

  • sc = single crochet
  • blo = back loop only
  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • rnd/rnds = round/rounds
  • rem = remaining

Crochet Basket Pattern Notes

  • This crochet basket pattern starts with a magic circle
  • The chain at the beginning of each round does not count as your first stitch. 
  • Join each round with a slip stitch to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • Repeat instructions between the asterisks (*) for the rest of the round.
  • You are crocheting in the round from the bottom up.
  • The pattern is written in US terms.

Crochet Basket Pattern Instructions

Rnd 1: Magic ring, ch 1, 6 sc, join with sl st (6 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each stitch, join (12 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next stitch *, join (18 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 2 sts *, join (24 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 3 sts *, join (30 sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 4 sts *, join (36 sts)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 5 sts *, join (42 sts)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 6 sts *, join (48 sts)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 7 sts *, join (54 sts)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 8 sts *, join (60 sts)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc blo in each st, join (60 sts)

Rnds 12- 21: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (60 sts)

Fasten off and then use a tapestry needle to weave in your ends.

Crochet Basket Pattern Handles

I used twine but you can also use worsted weight yarn. 

Chain 18, sc in 2nd ch from your hook, sc in each rem ch, fasten off (17 sts)

Use a tapestry needle to attach a handle to either side of the basket. 

Finishing your Crochet Basket Pattern

Weave in all of your ends.

Looking for More Free Crochet Patterns?

If you like this easy crochet potholder pattern, you may also like my cat hideaway basket, grocery bag, water bottle holder, and 3 sizes pumpkins.

Let’s Connect!

I’d love to hear from you! Let me know what you think about this pattern. You can find me on social media- InstagramFacebookPinterest, and my YouTube channel. Until then, happy crocheting! 

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