Scrap Yarn Basket - free pattern

A colorful, hand-crafted crochet basket filled with yarn on the left, and held by a person on the right.
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Let us introduce you to an excellent stash-busting project for beginners – the Scrap Yarn Basket crochet pattern by Cintia Gonzalez. You can work it with four or five strands of DK yarn together or one strand of Jumbo yarn in any color scheme.

This project works up quickly and is suitable for beginner crocheters. By following the pattern you can create something functional without having to put too much time and effort into it. The finished basket is sturdy enough to hold anything you need – be it towels, children’s toys, or yarn balls.

Feel free to play with different customization options. You can mix different weights and colors or make one basket with jumbo yarn to achieve a chunky effect. This handmade accessory can work as a catchall basket, a place to store small craft supplies, or even as a small trash or recycling bin. You can use it in so many ways!