Crochet Plant Pot Cover / Decorative Basket – Free Pattern

Crochet Plant Pot Cover / Decorative Basket – Free Pattern

I am so excited to share with you this crochet plant pot cover pattern!

Its a super begginner friendly simple pattern that any one who know how to make single crochet can do. Although I used this as a plant pot cover there are lots of other options you can use it for. You can make a set of decorative nesting baskets using a wooden base set like this one for example! you can also work less or more rounds to decrease or increase its height. If you want you can just make your own base using a basic single crochet circle and control your base size as you wish. However if you want to use a wooden base I have linked some options for you bellow. Finally I used an artificial plant. But am planning to use a real one so if you want a real plant too you should get a pot with its saucer.

This pattern is part of bigger project that I have been preparing for a while. I am doing a room makeover on a budget using mainly crochet and some other DIYs!! I’am a big believer that our surrounding space affect our mood and productivity levels and I find my self more productive and happy when I have a place that is organized and looks pretty.

Also my room is the space where I work on my blog, sit down and chill, study, and even workout!! so basically If I don’t have a pilates class to teach or a family commitment I’ll be in my room (coz am an extremely introverted human being and I like it) :D. Hence I always want to add new things to my room, make it prettier and more functional that’s why I have created this room makeover series!!

Through out this series you will find cute decorative items as well as some functional/ storage solution items too. So If you are interested to see the rest of the series sign up here and receive all the updates, the free patterns and tutorials as well as the reveal of the before and after!!

Check the other patterns in this series that I have already released:

  1. DREAM dream catcher
  2. Boho ceiling lmapshade
  3. Bedside Table Lampshade Free Pattern & Photo Tutorial
  4. Round Velvet Crochet Pillow Case

AND STAY TUNED FOR MORE!!

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The materials you will need for this planter/ basket pattern are:

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  1. Hongma Cotton Fringe Tassel Lace Trim 
  2. Susuntas 5 Yards 4cm Wide Cotton Lace Trim
  3. 5 Yards 100% Cotton Tassel Trim
    5 Yards 100% Cotton Tassel Trim,
  4. Dyeable Cotton Knotted Tassel Trim
  5. Cotton Fringe Trims, 53/64in Wide
  6. Here are some colorful ones that i think would look so cute too! Multi-colored tassel fringe trim, and Tassel trim, tassel net fringes.

Skills & Abbreviations:

Ch = chain, SC = single crochet, SLST = Slip stitch

The gauge/sizing:

You don’t need gauge for this project.

The diameter of the basket base is 16 cm and the height is 15 cm

Notes:

  • The pattern is written in us terms, However the hook size is in mm
  • You need to put a stitch marker at the last stitch of each round to mark the end of the round. since we will be working with continuous rounds with no slip stitch at the end of each round
  • I used a glue gun to attach the lace trim but you can sew it if you want.
  • Although I used this as a plant pot cover there are lots of other options you can use it for. you can make a set of decorative nesting baskets using a wooden base set like this one for example! you can also work less or more rounds to decrease or increase its height.
  • Also I used a wooden basket base but if you want you can just make your own base using a basic single crochet circle and control your base size as you wish.
  • Finally I used an artificial plant. but am planning to use a real one so if you want a real plant to you should get a pot with its saucer.

Instructions:

Attach the yarn on any of the holes.
Round 1. 2 sc in each hole (Here is a video to show you how to crochet in the holes but keep in mind we will be making 2sc in each hole)


Put a stitch marker at the last stitch and directly work in the first stitch you made without slip stitching.
Round 2. 1 sc in each sc from the previous round.
Round 3. *1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next one* repeat form * to * till the end of the
Round 4-24. Sc in each stitch around
Round 25. Slip stitch in each stitch around
Cut yarn and weave in ends
With a glue hot glue your last trim just one row below the upper edge of the basket.

I hope you liked this pattern. If you made one, share it with me on Instagram. I would love to see how you adapted it and what variations you made 🙂

Take care and happy crocheting.

As I said at the beginning the post, This pattern is a part of a room makeover using mainly crochet and some other DIYs. If you are interested to see the rest of the series sign up here and receive all the updates, the free patterns and tutorials as well as the big reveal of the before and after!!

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