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Finished Measurements:

24" [61 cm] circumference and 4" [10 cm] deep


puffin / 1 skein each: Iceland 153 (A) / Chanterelle 118 (B) / Delft 108 (C) / Bird's egg 106 (D)


16" circular in size US 15 [10 mm] / set dpns in size US 15 [10 mm]


9 sts and 18 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in garter stitch with yarn held double, after blocking


Basket is knitted from the center of the base out, in the round, with yarn held double. Strands are changed one at a time, and at different points in a round, to achieve a gentle color shift.

Skills Required:

Waste yarn cast on, working in the round, changing colors, increasing.

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tai basket

Pam Allen

Looking for a fun (and quick) knit? Pam’s Tai Basket is the perfect pattern for sampling our chunky weight, single-ply Puffin. Pick your four favorite colors, cast on, and you’ll have a lovely, oh-so-cushy vessel in no time. This basket makes for a thoughtful gift or lovely addition to your home decor—because, who doesn’t love a handmade gift or a place to store (more) yarn?

This pattern is available for free!

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