Lacy Flower Basket Tissue Box Cover

Lacy Flower Basket Tissue Box Cover

Looking for free, easy crochet patterns to spruce up your home decor? Make a lacy flower basket tissue box cover to make your bathroom or bedroom look flowery and pretty!

Lacy Flower Basket  Lacy Flower Basket

Materials:

  • 1 skein Maize (Yellow) Red Heart 4-ply yarn
  • 1 yd. of ¾” white lace
  • ¾ yd. of 1 ¼ ” white ribbon lace
  • G and I hooks or size needed for guage
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Sewing Needle and Thread
  • 4 Various Silk Flowers
  • Boutique Tissue Box

GUAGE:
With G hook – 2 rows = 1 ¼”
2 Small Shells = 2”

STITCH GUIDE: Chain (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet dc), Slip Stitch (sl st)
Special Stitch: Small Shell (Sm Sh) – (2 dc, ch 2, sc)

Instructions:

COVER
Rnd 1 – With G hook ch 64 and form a ring, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, sc) in same ch, *skip 3 ch,
Sm Sh in next ch, rep from * around, join to top of beg ch 3 and turn. (16 Small Shells)
Rnd 2 – Sl st in first ch 2 sp, ch 3 (dc, ch 2, sc) in same sp, Sm Sh in each ch 2 sp around, join to top of beg ch 3 and turn.
Rep Rnd 2 for a total of 10 rounds, fasten off leaving yarn for joining to top.


TOP
Row 1 – With G hook ch 21, dc in 4th ch from hook, (dc, ch 2, sc) in same ch, *skip 3 ch, Sm Sh in next ch, rep from * across ending sc in last ch, ch 2 and turn. (5 Small Shells)
Row 2 – Sm Sh in each ch 2 sp across ending sc in last dc, ch 2 and turn.
Row 3 – Rep Row 2.
Row 4 – Sm Sh in each of next 2 ch 2 sps, ch 2, sl st in next ch 2 sp, ch 2 (this starts tissue opening), cont. Sm Sh across ending sc in last dc, ch 2 and turn.
Row 5 – Sm Sh in each of next 2 ch 2 sps, ch 6 (for tissue opening), cont. Sm Sh across ending sc in last dc, ch 2 and turn.
Row 6 – Sm Sh in each of next 2 ch 2 sps, skip 2 ch, Sm Sh in next ch, skip 3 ch, cont. Sm Sh across ending sc in last dc, ch 2 and turn.
Row 7 – Rep Row 2.
Rnd 8 – Rep Row 2 ending dc in last dc and fasten off.

HANDLE
Top Handle: Row 1 – With I hook and double strands of yarn ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, ch 1 and turn. (3 scs)
Rows 2-38 – Sc in each sc across, ch 1 and turn.
Row 39 – Sc in each sc across and fasten off.
Sew lace along each long edge of handle.


FINISHING
Whipstitch top to cover.
Sew on handle
Sew ribbon lace around top edge.
Sew 1 flower to each side.

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Has anyone made this yet? I am trying to make the handle and I am having problems with rows 5 & 6, making the open. Any sugguestions or hints would help. I am trying to make this for a mother's day banquet. Thank you,

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