Last weekend I was at a very nice fair here in the Netherlands called Knit and Knot (knot means skein in Dutch). I gave a workshop there, making these little flower baskets and now I want to share the tutorial with all of you.
mercerized 100% cotton ( Durable Coral minis) with hook 2,5mm
with water to stiffen it up
or ch3, close with ss in first ch,
to form ring.
(12 in total)
ch, dc) in next st, 2 dc in next st, repeat from * 4 more times, close with ss
in second ch from beginning.
ch, dc) in ch1-sp, dc in next 4 st, repeat from * 4 more times,
second ch from beginning. Fasten off and tuck away end.
hexagons like above but now keep long ends, about 25 cm.
color 1. (see picture tutorial)
sc in next 5 st, 2sc tog, sc in next 5 st, sc in ch1-sp, sc in next st, hdc in
next, (dc, tr) in next, (tr, dc) in next, hdc in next, sc in next, repeat from
* all around.
2dc in next st
ch1-sp dc in next 4st
beginning fasten off and
tuck away end
more with color 2 and keep long ends pull the end through the ch1-sp
next 2 st
(dc,tr) in next st
in next st
from * all around
stiffen up the basket I mixed equal parts water and (wood)glue, soaked the flower in
this mixture , squeezed it a bit and let it dry over a bowl covered with