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Pumpkin basket

There is no WIP post in this week, but I would like to show you a finished object. So here is the pumpkin basket from last week's P.I.P.

I am kind of intuitive crocheter, instead of following a pattern, I try to adopt a shape by myself. This pumpkin was easy to make, I completed it approx. in 5 hours. I used acrylic - wool yarn (Steinbach wolle) and polyester batting to get a washable and durable centerpiece  decoration on my autumn table.

The basket turned out enough big, it is 8" (20 cm) tall and 6" (17 cm) wide, so enough roomie for my daily apple dosis. 

P.s.: Look, who is hiding there!

I am participating in:

DIY Show Off Fall Festival Party


  1. That turned out great! I can't wait until I'm good enough at crochet to do things like this.

  2. That's a real cool basket! You did a very good job, making this one!

  3. i love it and it makes me feel that autumn is finally on its way!

  4. This is too cute! Great job! Would love if you'd link up to our Countdown to Fall link party! Hope to see you there! Have a great week! :)

  5. This is so so cute, Hanni! Great job! Thanks for linking up at Hookin On Hump Day!

  6. This pumpkin is amazing, Hanni!
    So elaborate and finely done.
    Love it, love it :)

  7. I love this little pumpkin basket! It looks so cute and just like a real pumpkin.

  8. That is so cute! Wish I could crochet...

    Visiting from Show and Tell Saturday~

  9. Your pumpkin is So cute...and useful too!
    ♥ Ana BC

  10. That's so cute!

    (I found you via I should be mopping the floor)


  11. That's adorable! Stopping by from Mop it up Mondays :)


  12. Very pretty, I just crocheted some pumpkins myself.

  13. This is so cute and I must make this :) I would love it if you linked this up at my link party! You can find it here:

  14. Nice, would be great for candy :)!
    JoyJonne Hooks from

  15. love it! thanks for sharing on Craft schooling Sunday!

  16. love it! thanks for sharing on Craft schooling Sunday!

  17. It's so cute! You do beautiful work - so talented if adapting patterns comes naturally to you! Wow!

  18. Hey Hanni!! I added this lovely pattern to my fall crochet roundup!

  19. LadyBug-Girl10/28/2012

    Oh that is awesome! I would to try making something like that one day! You have a true talent!


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