Turn Macrame Cord into a Fantastic DIY Crochet Basket with Handles – Free Pattern!

This versatile basket is fun to make and use!

Baskets and more baskets! Is there ever any such thing as too many baskets? Well, if you happen to think that’s just unimaginable you now have another fabulous crochet pattern to add to your project list and this one uses macrame cord! How cool is that?! After all there’s no reason to make in-roads into your yarn stash when you can just crochet more baskets to store all that yarn that magically seems to increase all on its own!

Seriously, this is a fabulous basket. It’s not only got handles, but it’s also very roomy, with a diameter and a height of 14 inches it will serve you well for your storage needs. Baskets also make great gifts, too! And if you sell your crafts for profit, you could have a winner on your hands!

The key here is the >6mm macrame cord which lends a sturdy and durable texture. There are plenty of varieties on the market, including the top-rated Pepperell brand (pictured above) which is available at Amazon (paid link).

This wonderful pattern is free, too! It’s by designer Alexis Middleton of Persia Lou. You’ll get all the details along with a very helpful photo tutorial that will have you up to speed with a creative new basket in no time!

Click here to get the free pattern at Persia Lou

Looking for more even more free patterns and tutorials for all kinds of DIY crochet projects, including baskets and other home furnishings? Be sure to check out our favorites that we’ve previously featured at Crochet Maze. The links are below!

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