Size 4 x 5 + 1/2"
Crochet cotton size 10, Deep Coral, Hunters Green, Avocado plus small
amounts of various pansy colours.
Size B1 crochet hook.
9 x 12" sheet of paper.
Ribbon for a bow.
Each pansy consists of 2 colours of crochet cotton and will be indicated
within pattern with MC and CC.
Pansy make 7 : Rnd 1: Starting at centre with MC, (ch 5, sl st in 5th
ch from hook) 5 times, sl st in base of first ch lp, sl st into first ch
lp, ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2 and sl st in same first ch lp, sl st in next ch lp,
ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2 and sl st in same ch lp, fasten off MC, attach CC in 3rd
ch lp, (ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2, sl st in same ch lp, sl st in next ch lp) twice,
ch 2, 6 dc, ch 2 and sl st in same ch lp, sk next 2 MC petals, working
in front of MC petals sl st in lp at base of first CC petal formed, drawing
st tight, fasten off.
Leaves make 5 : Make 2 avocado and 3 hunters green leaves: Rnd 1: Ch
9, dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 4 chs, hdc in next ch, sc, ch 2 and
sc in last ch, working on opposite side of foundation ch, hdc in next ch,
dc in next 4 chs, 1 dc in last ch, ch 2, sl st in same last ch, fasten
Basket : Row 1: Beg at top of basket, with deep coral cotton, ch 26,
sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch 3, sk 3 chs, sc in next ch) 6 times, ch 1,
Row 2 : Sc in first sc, ch 1, (sc in ch 3 lp, ch 3) 5 times, sc in
next ch 3 lp, ch 1, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn.
Row 3 : Sc in frist sc, (ch3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 5 times, ch 3, sc
in last sc, ch 1, turn.
Rows 4-9 : Rep Rows 2 and 3.
Row 10 : (Sc in next ch 3 lp, ch 3) 5 times, sc in next ch 3 lp, ch
1, sl st in last sc, fasten off.
Handle : With deep coral cotton, ch 58, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (ch
3, sk 3 chs, sc in next ch) rep across, fasten off.
Finishing : Fold paper in half to form a 6 x 9 card. Position Row 10
of basket 1 + 1/2" up from bottom of card and centre, glue basket to card.
Glue handle to top of basket. Glue flowers and leaves to card.Fold ribbon
into a bow and glue to centre top of handle.