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April Basket Knitting Pattern

April Vase

April

Description

A felted flower basket. Created by the Daily Knitter staff.

Supplies

* 6 Skeins in Daffodil – Knit Picks Wool of the Andes (100% Wool; 50 grams / 110 yds)

* Circular Needles Size US 10.5, 16″

* Stitch Marker

* Yarn Needles

Directions

Working with the yarn tripled, cast on 76 stitches. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist stitches. Place marker on needle to indicate beginning of round.

Round 1: Knit

Round 2: (K19, M1) 4 times (80sts)

Rounds 3 – 6: Knit

Round 7: (K8, K2tog) 8 times (72sts)

Round 8 – 11: Knit

Round 12: (K7, K2tog) 8 times (64sts)

Round 13- 16: Knit

Round 17: (K6, K2tog) 8 times (56sts)

Round 18 – 21: Knit

Round 22: (K5, K2tog) 8 times (48sts)

Round 23 – 26: Knit

Round 27: (K4, K2tog) 8 times (40sts)

Round 28 – 31: Knit

Round 32: (K3, K2tog) 8 times (32sts)

Round 33 – 36: Knit

Round 37: (K2, K2tog) 8 times (24sts)

Round 38: Knit

Round 39: (K1, K2tog) 8 times (16sts)

K 1 round.

Cut yarn leaving an 8″ tail. With the yarn needle, thread the tail through the remaining loops on the needle and pull tightly until the bottom is closed. Thread the leftover yarn tail through the inside and secure. Felt the basket using your preferred method and shape into flat oval with edge curled under.

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