Picot Basket Pattern
Size G hook
small amount 4 ply worsted weight yarn
approximately 1 yd of 1/4" ribbon
(For thread basket: DMC Cebelia #10, size 7 hook)
SIZE: Width - 4"; Height - 6"
Ch 6, join with sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dce), 14 dc in ring; join in top of beg ch 3: (15 dc).
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same sp, 2 dc in each dc around;join in top of beg ch 3: (30 dc).
Rnd 3: Ch 3, working in back lps only of sts, dc in each dc around; join in top of beg ch 3.
Rnd 4: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), working in both lps of sts, *dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * around; join in 3rd ch of beg ch 4.
Rnd 5: Ch 4, skip next ch-l sp, * dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next ch-l sp; rep from * around, joining in 3rd ch of beg ch 4.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, *skip next ch-l sp, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join in top of turning ch.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each dc around; join.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining, ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook for Picot, *sc in next sc, work picot; rep from * around; join in first sc.
HANDLE: Ch 30, skip 14 sc, join in next sc; ch 1, turn, sc in each ch, sl st in sc at base of ch; fasten off.
FINISHING: Starch the basket. Weave ribbon around every other dc in Round 4 and 6.