Free Crochet Hanging Basket Pattern

Hey there fellow crochet enthusiasts! I am beyond excited to share with you a free pattern for a simple yet versatile Easy Hanging Basket that will add a touch of coziness and functionality to any room in your home. As a passionate crafter myself, I know how satisfying it can be to create something beautiful and practical with just a hook and some yarn. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out on your crochet journey, this pattern is perfect for you. So grab your favorite yarn and let’s get hooking!

Find the free pattern below or purchase the ad-free PDF version of this pattern on  Ravelry. The PDF is designed for printing and this way you can support me!

Are you as thrilled about this pattern as I am? Just imagine the possibilities – a bathroom organizer, a toy room tidy-up, or a cozy addition to your kitchen or bedroom decor!

The best part? You can use cotton yarn or acrylic in any color that fits your unique style.

So let’s get crafting and make this project our own!

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12” X 12 “ square


½ skein of Hayfield Bonus Chunky Extra Value, 100gr, 100% acrylic, 150yrd, 137 meters

Substitutions can be:


Special for Babies Chunky 


Kiddies Supersoft Chunky



Ch = Chain

Sl St = Slip Stitch

Sc = Single Crochet

Hdc = Half Double Crochet 


X -st : [skip 1 st, dc in next st, dc in skipped st.

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  • The pattern is worked in Rows
  • Beginning ch1 does not count as 1st st
  • This pattern has an even number st in the row
  • This pattern has to be a perfect square to become an envelope basket


Foundation chain: chain 31

Row 1: Hdc 1 in 2nd ch from hook, Hdc 1 in next ch, and in every ch across to end of row

Row 2: ch1 and turn your work, sc1 in 1st st from hook, sc 1 in next st and in every st across to end of row

Now Row 3: ch1 and turn your work, dc1 in 1st st from hook, dc 1 in next st, X st * [skip 1 st, dc in next st, dc 1 in skipped st]* repeat from * to * until  2 last stitches, dc1 in each st of 2 last stitches

Row 4: ch1 and turn your work, sc2 in 1st st from hook, sc1 in next st and in every st across to end of row.

Repeat rows  1-4 five times to make a square


When you reach the last st in your last row, chain 10 and sl st to the same st you started with, turn and sc 12 back and sl st again, fasten your yarn, and cut.

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Forming the envelope shape

Follow the pictures here to fold your work and form the shape.

Lay your work flat with the right side facing you.

Sew the three triangles  with a tapestry needle


Copyright protected. You may not redistribute pattern after purchase or publish any part as your own including photos. If sharing online you must link back to this original post. You may sell finished products and if possible, reference back to this pattern and/or give credit to Sandra Stitches by Sandra as the original designer.

I hope you enjoyed this Easy Hanging Basket Crochet Pattern tutorial as much as I did!

Remember, the beauty of this project is that you can easily customize it to fit your needs and style.

So why not make a few and brighten up every corner of your home?

Don’t forget to share your creations with us – we can’t wait to see what you come up with! Happy hooking!

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