How do you finish the top of a crochet basket?

How much yarn do I need to crochet a basket?


  1. approximately 200 yards of bulky or 315 yards of super bulky yarn (I used Red Heart Soft Essentials for the off white basket, Bernat Softee Chunky for the white, grey and black basket. …
  2. crochet hook size H (5.00mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
  3. stitch marker.
  4. tapestry needle and scissors.

Does it matter which way you turn your work in crochet?

It may not seem like it matters, but turning in crochet ought to be done consistently each time. That is, you should be turning the same way every time you turn to the next side. The turn creates a neat edge, which is important if you are joining two pieces or seaming garments.

Is it normal for crochet to curl?

The most common reasons crochet edges curl is because tension is too tight (gauge is off), the foundation chain stitches are too tight, there are not enough stitches crocheted in the round, and increases or decreases are inconsistently crocheted in the round.

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