Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Crochet Projects: Stash Basket

Another functional crochet project that I made recently is a basket to hold all my scrap yarn! I made one of these (in one solid color) for my mom for Christmas. This one is perhaps a little less attractive, but it was a great project for "busting" my stash a bit also- all of the yarns I used were really old!

The pattern came from Purl Soho's blog, an inspirational place to find cool project ideas! Of course, as a yarn shop they want to encourage you to buy their expensive yarn to complete the projects. The basket would have been much cooler in their suggested yarn, but I think it's just as functional using the cheapest stuff out there, too.

Here's the pattern: Crocheted Stash Basket

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