Teardrop Hanging Baskets: A Sweet Softies Crochet Creation!

4 Oct 2023 | Designer Spotlight, Patterns | 0 comments

About the author: Karmen Režek

From Ljubljana, Slovenia, I aspire to inspire others with the same joy and fulfillment that crocheting has given me.

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Hello, crochet lovers! Today, we’re excited to spotlight a delightful, functional, and free crochet pattern from Sweet Softies: the Teardrop Hanging Baskets!

About the Teardrop Hanging Baskets

These baskets are not only quick and easy to make but also completely seamless, crafted in one piece with no sewing required. With a convenient loop on top, these baskets can easily hang on a knob or hook, serving as the perfect container for various items, from trinkets and potted succulents to adorable amigurumis!

Unique Texture & Sizes

The baskets boast an intriguing texture, thanks to the Chiffon Ribbon Yarn from Darn Good Yarn. The pattern is available in small, original, and large sizes, with the free written pattern for the small size provided below.

Why You’ll Love These Baskets:

  • Versatile Use: Ideal for housing small plants, amigurumis, or miscellaneous items.
  • Variety of Sizes: With small, original, and large sizes, there’s a basket for every need.
  • Easy to Craft: The pattern is beginner-friendly, with a repetitive design that’s easy to follow.

Materials Needed:

  • 50 yards of super bulky weight yarn (Chiffon Ribbon Ombre Pack recommended)
  • 9mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Free Crochet Pattern: Small Teardrop Hanging Basket

(For original and large sizes, consider downloading the PDF pattern)

  1. Start with a Magic Ring:
    • Round 1: 6 single crochets in the magic ring (6 stitches total).
    • Rounds 2-5: Follow the pattern to increase stitches, forming the basket’s base.
    • Rounds 6-10: Continue with the pattern to shape the basket.
  2. Create the Hanging Loop:
    • Round 11: Chain 12, single crochet in the same stitch, then follow the pattern to complete the round.
    • Round 12: Insert 12 single crochets in the chain-12 loop, slip stitch around to finish.
  3. Finishing Touches:
    • Cut a long tail of yarn and wrap it around the base of the chain-12 loop for added stability. Tie tightly and weave in the ends.

Get the Full Pattern & Video Tutorial!

For the complete experience, download the ad-free, easy-to-read PDF pattern with all three basket sizes from Sweet Softies Store, Ravelry, or Etsy. Additionally, a step-by-step video tutorial is available to guide you through crafting the small Teardrop Hanging Basket.

Share Your Creations!

We would love to see your beautiful Teardrop Hanging Baskets! Share your finished projects on social media with the hashtag #TeardropHangingBaskets and tag Sweet Softies.

Happy crocheting! 🧶

Video tutorials

You’ll find just about every pattern I offer on my YouTube channel. This is because I want to share my love and knowledge for crochet as far and wide as I can!

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