How to Crochet the Basket Weave Stitch

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How to Crochet the Basket Weave Stitch Videos

Playlist of how to crochet the Basket Weave Stitch videos. The Basket Weave Stitch creates a visually appealing and entirely symmetrical fabric composed of small puffs.

Stitches Used

  • FPdc : Front Post Double Crochet
  • BPdc : Back Post Double Crochet [ How To ]

How to Crochet the Back Post Single Crochet Stitch:

This stitch creates woven looking fabric similar to a basket. The basket weave stitch would be great for afghans, heavy weight sweaters and potholders.


Note
For foundation chain, chain a multiples of 8 to end on an even weave

Foundation Row

  1. Ch intended width
  2. Turn
  3. 1 FPdc in 4th ch from hook, 1 FPdc in each ch across length
  4. Turn

Row 1

  1. Ch 3
  2. skip first st
  3. FPdc around the post of each of next 4 st
  4. BPdc around the post of each of next 4 st
  5. repeat 4 FPdc and 4 BPdc
  6. 1 st in top of turning ch,
  7. Turn

Row 2

  1. Repeat Row 1

Row 3

  1. Ch 3
  2. skip first st
  3. [highlight5]FPdc[/highlight] around the post of each of next 4 st
  4. BPdc around the post of each of next 4 st
  5. repeat 4 FPdc and 4 BPdc
  6. 1 st in top of turning ch,
  7. Turn

Row 4

  1. Repeat Row 3