Thursday, June 29, 2006


The Nantasket Basket is a small felted basket with a unique handle and a circular base. The bottom features a sturdy, cleverly knit edge that allows the basket to stand upright.

Instructions are provided for two versions.

Version I has plain sides:

Version II uses a slip-stitch pattern to mimic the look of wicker.

Each version requires two, 100g skeins of a worsted-weight 100% wool yarn (approximately 220-250 yards per skein) that felts easily. Good choices are Nature Spun Worsted, Cascade 220, Plymouth Galway, or Dale of Norway Heilo. Both have a finished size of approximately 4.5 inches tall and 6.5 inches around the base.

The cost of the pattern is $5.50 and all payments must be made through PayPal. To purchase the pattern, simply click the link below:

Once you make your payment, you will receive instructions on how to download the pattern. These instructions will be sent to the email address you used to make the PayPal payment so please check that account. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the file. If you do not have the reader, you can download it here.

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