If you have a bike,
you need this crochet basket. If you don't have a bike, go get one right now so you
have a place to put this basket. Hemp twine stands up the the elements, and the
stripes and crochet flower invite you to play.
Designer: Brenda K.B. Anderson
Finished Size: 12½" long, 6½" wide,
Yarn: American Hemp Hemp Twine 20 lb test
strength (1 mm) (100 % hemp fiber; 430 feet (130 m)/3½ oz [100 g]): 4 balls
green (MC), 3 balls white (CC1), 1 ball yellow (CC2), 1 ball orange
(CC3). Twine distributed by Hemp Traders.
Hook Size: B/1 (2.25 mm). Metal hook recommended
for sturdiness. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: 12 st markers (m); two 13¼"
× 22" sheets of plastic canvas (used to stabilize top edge and bottom of
basket. Make sure that holes in mesh are large enough to insert hook into); large-head
sewing pins; metal yarn needle; two 1 5⁄8" center-bar buckles.
Gauge: 19 sts and 21 rows = 4" in