Crochet a nice Halloween candy dish this holiday. Using Red Heart yarn you can have this decoration put out every year.
1-2 ounces Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Pumpkin
Black size 10 crochet thread
H & 7 crochet hooks
Needle to take crochet thread and 6 Black chenille stems
Needle to take yarn
4” tall and 6” across
5 hdc = 1-1\2”, 3 rows = 1”
Bottom for Basket:
With Pumpkin yarn and H hook ch-4, sl st to form a ring.
RND 1: Ch-1, work (2 hdc, ch-2) 5 times in ring, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. (10 sts)
RND 2-5: Hdc ea st around working (hdc, ch-2, hdc) in ea ch-2 sp, sl st top beg hdc, ch-1, turn. End rnd 5 fasten off. (20 sts)(30 sts)(40 sts)(50 sts)
SIDE FOR BASKET:
ROW 1: With Pumpkin yarn and H hook ch-12, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc ea ch across, ch-1, turn. (10 sts)
ROW 2: Hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn.
ROW 3-4: 2 hdc 1st st, hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn. (11 sts)(12 sts)
ROW 5-6: Rep row 2.
ROW 7-8: 2 hdc 1st st, hdc ea st across, ch-1, turn. (13 sts)(14 sts)
ROW 9-10: Rep row 2. End row 10 fasten off.
ROW 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-100, sc 2nd ch from hook, sc next ch, (ch-4, sk next 4 ch, sc next 3 ch) across ending with ch-4, sk next 4 ch, sc last 2 ch, ch-2, turn.
ROW 2: Sc 2nd sc, * ch-2, (dc, ch-1) 4 times in next ch-4 lp, dc sa lp, ch-2, sc 2nd sc of 3 sc group * rep bet ** across ending with ch-2, sc last st, fasten off.
RND 1: With Black thread and 7 hook ch-6, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc next 2 ch, 3 hdc last ch, turn piece so you are now working across the bottom of the foundation ch (in bottom of sts just made), hdc next 2, 2 hdc last, sl st top beg hdc, fasten off. (10 sts)
ROW 1: With Black and 7 hook ch-8, hdc 3rd ch from hook, hdc next ch, 3 hdc next ch, hdc last 3 sts, fasten off. (8 sts)
PUTTING THE BASKET TOGETHER:
On ea side of basket, pin and sew trim. Sew two bats into ea center area. Sew sides tog and then sew to bottom.
To make the handle take 2 chenille stems and holding them tog work into spirals. Spirals are to twist in opposite directions. Make 3 of these. Inner link the spirals tog at the center sliding to inter link at the spiral. Sew ends of handle to sides of basket.
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