Dorothy Basket Bag

Issue: 106


Dorothy Basket Bag by Emma Varnam

Find the pattern in issue 106 of Inside Crochet magazine

What better way to keep your crochet neat and tidy than in a granny square basket? Create just the basic shape or sew in a lining for added sturdiness.

● Stylecraft Special Aran, 100% acrylic, 100g/196m/214yds
Yarn A: Fondant 1241 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Cream 1005 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Pale Rose 1080 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Camel 1420 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Spice 1711 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Parchment 1218 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Cardboard, 22 x 22cm/ 8½ x 8½in (optional)
● Five squares of felt, 23 x 23cm/ 9 x 9in (optional)
● Sewing thread (optional)

You can use any aran weight yarn to achieve a similar effect.

Bag is approximately 24cm/9½in wide by 28cm/11in deep.

Emma has been designing stylish knitting and crochet patterns for over a decade. On her awardwinning blog she features many of her free patterns and discusses the inspiration behind them. Find her on also on Twitter and Instagram @EmmaVarnamUK. Her book Granny Square Weekend was published this year by GMC Publications.

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Designer: Emma Varnam

Household: Basket

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: Aran

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