The basket is made by crocheting over a rope, working in the round. The rope adds stiffness to the basket. Pattern includes photo tutorials and instructions on how to adapt the pattern to your rope size and desired basket dimensions.
Length of rope (approx. 38m, or amount for your basket size), 300m cotton dk yarn (again more or less if you adjust the basket size), 5mm hook.
Basket measures 42cmx22cmx17cm high, but you can make your own size.
Gauge is unimportant; instructions on how to get your desired dimensions from your initial chain length are included.
This pattern involves crocheting over a rope to add bulk and stiffness to the basket.
The pattern can be found at http://makemydaycreative.wordpress.com/2013/06/12/crochet-rope-basket/