Knit Irish Country Basket video
Knit Irish Country Basket
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Lena Skvagerson is lead designer for Annie's exclusive pattern collection, Annie's Signature Designs. Lena is a long time knit and crochet designer and was also producer and one of the hosts of Annie's popular TV show Knit and Crochet Now! Lena was born and raised in Sweden. She learned to crochet and knit at age 5, made her first sweater by the time she turned 15, and... Full bio »

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Knit the gorgeous Irish Country Basket with Lena Skvagerson! Using medium acrylic yarn, 2 leather handles, and size 10 circular needles, this basket has stunning textures and is sure to add a great pop of style to any room.

Skill Level:

Finished Size:
4 ½" deep x 11 ½" diameter at base

  • Medium (worsted) weight acrylic (4 oz/190 yds/110g per skein):
      • 3 skeins Oatmeal Tweed
  • 2 leather handles approximately 8 ½" long
  • Size 10 (6mm) 32" circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Spare 32" circular needle, size 10 (6mm) or smaller
  • Removable stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

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