Crochet Rope Basket 3 years later - free pattern by Make My Day Creative

Crochet Rope Basket Update

When I first made this crochet rope basket back in June 2013 I really wasn’t expecting to get much of reaction.  To me it was just something I made for a specific space and use.  However, it turns out that people like baskets a lot more than I thought – this is easily my most…

Customisable Crochet Basket

Crochet Rope Basket

I’ve been looking for a basket of specific dimensions for a while without any luck.  Then I saw a circular version of this idea and realised I could make my own! This uses a technique similar to thrumming, where you crochet over another thread to add bulk to a fabric.  If you have ever crocheted over your…

Beaded bracelet- inspired by Indian henna art

Beaded Bracelet Ring

I don’t know about you, but I really love Indian henna art.  I’ve never had it done because of how long it lasts.  The other day it just occurred to me that I could crochet a bracelet with a similar effect – and this way it is non-permanent and I can put it back on…

Zigzag scarf

Zigzag Scarf

My grandparents are coming up on their 60th wedding Anniversary in a few months’ time and I have been thinking about making them some “his and hers” diamond themed scarves as a gift (since we can’t afford to give them actual diamonds)! I came across this diamond infinity scarf, and I think it could work…

Large Beaded V-necklace

Often when I get inspiration to make something new it’s because I have a few crafty things I’ve bought because I like them and something else to “use up”.  Suddenly I see that the thing I bought goes well with the leftovers of something else.  I bought these silver beads a while ago and I…

Large Beaded V- Necklace Pattern

I used a 4mm hook, leftover Sirdar calico Dk cotton yarn, and eight 10mm beads.  See my inspiration for this piece here! The pattern is worked as fsc to make the sides and then turned 90° to sc the V-shaped placket which holds the beads.  The length of the placket is about 9cm (3.5 inches).…