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Exchanging knit to crochet

learn to exchange knitting patterns to crochet or exchange your crochet patterns to knitting.

Crocheted Basket

exchange to knit

  

Materials Required - AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" or "GEM" MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON Size 20.   

1 Large Ball White. Steel Crochet Hook Number 11.

  Ch 7, join to form a ring and work 12 s c into ring.

2nd Row. Ch 5, dc in next s c, * ch 2, dc in next sc, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join in 3rd st of ch 5.

3rd Row. Sl st into mesh, ch 3, 2 dc in same mesh, 3 dc in next mesh, repeat from * all around.

4th Row. Ch 6, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, * ch 3, skip 1 dc, dc in next dc, repeat from * all around, ch 3, join in 3rd st of ch 6.

5th Row. 4 dc in each mesh, join.

6th Row. Repeat 4th Row.

7th Row. 3 dc in each mesh, join.

8th Row. 1 sc in each dc.

9th Row. Ch 3, 3 dc in same space, remove hook, insert in 3rd st of ch 3 and pull loop through, (popcorn st) * ch 2, skip 2 sc, 4 dc popcorn st in next sc, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join.

10th Row. Sl st into mesh, * ch 4, sl st in next mesh, repeat from * all around.

11th Row. Sl st into loop, popcorn st in same space, * ch 2, popcorn st in next loop, repeat from * all around, ch 2, join.

Repeat the 10th and 11th rows 13 times. Repeat the 10th Row once more.

39th Row. Turn, sl st to center of loop, sc in same space, * ch 2, dc in next loop, ch 3, tr c in same loop, ch 3, tr c in next loop, ch 3, dc in same loop, ch 2, sc in next loop, repeat from * all around, join.

40th Row. Ch 1, turn, * 2 sc in next loop, 4 sc in next loop, 5 sc in next loop, 4 sc in next loop, 2 sc in next loop, repeat from * all around.

41st Row. Ch 1, turn, and work in back loop of st only, skip 1 sc, * 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, 3 sc in next sc (center), 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, skip next 2 sc and repeat from * all around, skip1 sc, join.

42nd Row. Ch 5, skip 3 sc, Sl St in next sc, ch 5, Sl St in center St at point of scallop, ch 5, Sl St in same space, ch 5, skip 3 sc, sl St in next sc, ch 5, skip 3 sc, Sl St in next st between scallops, repeat from beginning all around, join.

43rd Row. Sl St into loop, ch 3, dc in next loop, ch 3, dc in next loop, (top of scallop) * ch 3, dc in same loop, repeat from * twice, ** ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 1 loops, ch 3, 4 dc with ch 3 between in loop, at top of next scallop, repeat from ** all around ending Row with 1 dc in each of the next 2 loops, join.

44th Row. 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc, * 3 sc in each of the next 2 loops, 5 sc in next loop, 3 sc in each of the next 2 loops, 1 sc in each dc, repeat from * all around, join.

45th Row. * Ch 5, sc in center St at side of scallops, ch 5, sc in center st at point of scallop, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, sc in center st on other side of scallop, ch 5, sc in center St between scallops and repeat from * all around.

46th Row. Same as 43rd Row having 1 ch between each of the 4 dc at bottom of scallops.

47th Row. Ch1, sc in dc, sc in ch, sc in next dc, * 4 sc in each of next 2 loops, 5 sc in next loop (top of scallop) 4 sc in each of the next 2 loops, 1 sc in each of the 4 dc andch between scallops, repeat from * all around ending with 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in ch, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in ch, join.

48th Row. Repeat the 45th Row having 6 chs in each loop.

49th Row. Sl St into loop, ch 6, dc in next loop, * ch 3, 4 dc with ch 3 between in next loop (top of scallop) ch 3, dc in next loop, ch 3, 1 dc in each of the next 2 loops. Ch 3, dc in next loop, repeat from * all around, join in 3rd St of ch 6.

50th Row. Ch 1 * 4 sc in each of the next 3 loops, 5 sc in next loop, 4 sc in each of the next 3 loops, 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from * all around.

51st Row. * Ch 5, skip 4 sc, sc in next sc, repeat from * twice, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, skip 4 sc, sc in next sc, ch 5, skip 4 sc, sc in next sc, ch 5, sc in sc between scallops and repeat from beginning all around.

52nd Row. Sl St into loop, ch 7, dc in next loop, ** ch 4, dc in next loop, ch 4, 4 dc with ch 4 between in next loop, * ch 4, dc in next loop, repeat from * twice, dc in next loop, ch 4, dc in next loop, repeat from ** all arround, joining in 3rd St of ch 7.

53rd Row. * 4 sc in each of the next 4 loops, 5 sc in next loop, 4 sc in each of the next 4 loops, 1 sc in each of the next 2 dc, repeat from * all around.

54th Row. Same as 51st Row having 4-5 ch loops on each side of scallops and 1 loop on top of scallop.

55th Row. Same as 52nd Row having 4 meshes on each side of scallop and 4 dc with ch 4 between in top loop of scallop.

56th Row. 4 sc in each loop at sides, 5 sc in loop at point of scallop, 1 sc in each dc between scallops.

57th Row. Same as 54th Row having 6 chs in each loop.

58th Row. Sl st into loop, ch 7, dc in next loop, ** ch 4, dc in next loop, ch 4, dc in next loop, ch 4, 4 tr c cluster sts with ch 4 between in next loop, (cluster st, thread over needle twice insert in loop and work off 2 loops twice, thread over needle twice, insert needle in same space and work off 2 loops twice, thread over needle, insert in same space and work off all loops 2 at a time) * ch 4, dc in next loop, repeat from * 3 times, dc in next loop, ch 4, dc in next loop, repeat from ** all around, joining in 3rd st of ch 7.

59th Row. Sl st into loop, ** ch 7, sl st in next loop, * ch7, sl st in next loop, repeat from * 8 times, sl st in next loop, repeat from ** all around.

60th Row. 7 sc in each of the next 3 loops, * 4 sc, picot, 3 sc in each of the next 4 loops, 7 sc in each of the next 6 loops, repeat from * all around, break thread.

Join thread in sc between first Row of popcorn sts at base of basket, * ch 2, dc in sc between next 2 popcorn sts, ch 3, tr c in same space, ch 3, tr c in sc between next 2 popcorn sts, ch 3, dc in same space, ch 2, sc in st between next 2 popcorn sts and repeat from * all around.

Next Row. 2 sc in next mesh, 4 sc in next mesh, 2 sc, picot, 2 sc in next mesh, 4 sc in next mesh, 2 sc in next mesh, repeat from beginning all around.

Starching. Insert glass in basket. Turn basket upside down on ironing board, stretch and pin down flat to form a circle. Dampen entire basket thoroughly by patting and rubbing with a cloth dipped in very thick cooked hot starch made of half starch and half sugar (about 3 tsp. each). When almost dry remove pins and stand upright and shape as in picture.  

American Star Company 1942

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