Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket – Crochet Pattern

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The Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket crochet pattern. This beautiful mosaic crochet basket pattern includes three sizes. You can use them as decorative baskets throughout your home or as plant pot covers. Rather than using super bulky yarn, the pattern is worked holding together 2 strands of worsted weight yarn. A free video tutorial is included on YouTube so that you can easily crochet this pattern.

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Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.

― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

If you’ve wanted to try mosaic crochet, you’ll love how easy it is to crochet a mosaic basket crochet pattern in the round. There’s no cutting ends or changing colour throughout a round. The mosaic pattern is created by working drop-down double crochet stitches. This is an easy technique to learn and you can crochet a basket quickly. All you need to know is how to single crochet and double crochet. If you’re new to crochet watch this beginner tutorial on YouTube.

Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

To give this crochet basket pattern an earthy feel, I added some jute rope cord to the top of the baskets. I then knotted the ends and frayed them.

I used Brava Worsted yarn for the potted paradise mosaic basket pattern because they have an extensive range of colours to choose from and it’s a very affordable choice. Instead of using super bulky weight yarn, I doubled up the yarn. This makes the crochet basket thicker and sturdy for holding items.

Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

If you love the mosaic design used in this pattern check out the matching throw blanket. This mosaic blanket also comes in a baby size. The Caribbean Coast Afghan.

Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

So let’s go over the basics to get you started crocheting the Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket pattern. The basket is worked in the round from the bottom up. Hold together two strands of worsted weight yarn.

Mosaic Basket Special Stitches:

Drop-down Dc – Drop-Down Double Crochet – Work a double crochet in the front loop of stitch 2 rows below. 

How to read a Mosaic Crochet Chart: 

The chart is read from right to left for each round.  Rounds are worked in alternating colours, as indicated on the left column.  The entire round is worked in colour stated. Ignore the colours displayed in each box; this shows how the pattern will look; you will not change colour throughout a round. A blank box indicates you will work a sc in the blo. A box marked with an X indicates working a drop-down double crochet.

When working mosaic crochet in the round, don’t cut colours. Drop off the colour at the end of the round and pick up new colour as you go. Colour is changed at the sl st join. Always tighten yarn tails when joining at the end of each round; this will keep the join invisible.

The chart below is an example ONLY (not the basket chart)

You can purchase the Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket PDF on Ravelry or Etsy. Digital Interactive pattern on Ribblr.

 Yarn Requirements:   

  WeCrochet Brava Worsted

Worsted weight yarn #4 (100% Acrylic) 2 strands held together

 A – White – 100 (175, 300) yds / 1 (1, 2) balls

B – Brindle/Dove Heather/Tidepool – 200 (260, 400) yds / 1 (2, 2) balls

Crochet Hook Requirements:

US J/10 (6mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

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Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

Mosaic Basket Gauge: 

  11 sts and 12 rows equal to 4″ with 6mm crochet hook in sc blo (2 strands held together)

Additional Supplies:

 Yarn needle 

Jute Rope 4 ply

Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket

Potted Paradise Mosaic Basket Abbreviations:

Blo – Back Loop Only

Ch – Chain

Dc – Double Crochet

Flo – Front Loop Only 

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Rep – Repeat

RS- Right Side

Sc – Single Crochet

Sk – Skip

Sl – Slip

Sp – Space

St(s) – Stitch(es)

WS – Wrong Side

Finished Measurements:

 Sizes:S (M, L)

Circumference – 21.75 (26.25, 30.5)”

Height – 6 (8.5, 11)”

How to Crochet Basket Tutorial on YouTube

Here are just a few of my tester photos!

You might also love these mosaic crochet patterns

Caribbean Coast Afghan Pattern

Diamond Drift Dishcloth Pattern

Mosaic Mug Rug Pattern

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