The Deetra Basket – Free Crochet Pattern

The Deetra basket came about with a fun collaboration using Fox Yarn T-Shirt Yarn, and I’m so in love with the result! This generously sized basket is perfect for storage, and is sturdy enough to hold it’s own!
Experienced Beginner.
Fox Yarn T-Shirt Yarn (700g/ 153yds): 1 skein each
(A) Stone Gray
(B) Jigglypuff
US Size K/10.5 (6.5mm) crochet hook, large yarn needle, scissors, stitch marker.
Ch = chain
Dc = double crochet
Sc = single crochet
BLO = back loop only
Sc2tog = single crochet two together.
Special Stitches
Cluster = [insert hook into indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through one loop] twice, yo and draw through 3 remaining loops.
Crab St = reverse single crochet.
44” round, 13” high.
9 sc x 9 rows = 4”
Work in continuous rounds unless otherwise indicated.
Ch 1 does not count as a st.
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With A, make a magic loop.
Round 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in loop–6 sc.
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sc.
Round 3: [2 sc, sc in next st] around–18 sc.
Round 4: [2 sc, sc 2] around–24 sc.
Round 5: [2 sc, sc 3] around–30 sc.
Round 6: [2 sc, sc 4] around–36 sc.
Round 7: [2 sc, sc 5] around–42 sc.
Round 8: [2 sc, sc 6] around–48 sc.
Round 9: [2 sc, sc 7] around–54 sc.
Round 10: [2 sc, sc 8] around–60 sc.
Round 11: [2 sc, sc 9] around–66 sc.
Round 12: [2 sc, sc 10] around–72 sc.
Round 13: [2 sc, sc 11] around–78 sc.
Round 14: [2 sc, sc 12] around–84 sc.
Round 15: [2 sc, sc 13] around–90 sc.
Round 16: Dc in each st around, join–90 dc.
Round 17: Ch 1, working in BLO [cluster ,skip next st] around, join–45 clusters.
Round 18: Ch 1, cluster in each cluster around, join–45 clusters.
Rounds 19-27: Repeat Round 18.
Change to B.
Round 28: Ch 1, [sc 13, sc2tog] around–84 sc.
Round 29: Sc around–84 sc.
Round 30: [sc 12, sc2tog] around–78 sc.
Round 31: Sc around–78 sc.
Round 32: [sc 11, sc2tog] around–72 sc.
Round 33: Sc around–72 sc.
Round 34: [sc 10, sc2tog] around–66 sc.
Round 35: [sc 9, sc2tog] around, join–60 sc.
Round 36: Ch 1, crab st around, join.
Fasten off,weave in ends.
Cut 20 pieces of B approximately 18” long. Tie a long piece of B around center of bundle. Fold bundle in half, and tie a long piece of B around about 2” from top. Attach tassel to side of basket.
I hope you enjoy making your own Deetra Basket! Be sure to share your photos on Instagram and tag me @coco.crochet.lee along with #cococrochetlee <3
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