Intermediate | 21 min
Wool And The Gang’s knit and crochet designs are some of the chicest around and their Brady Basket is no exception. Follow expert knitter and staff designer Lucy Willoughby as she walks you through crocheting this dimensional piece. Worked in a the round using stretchy-but-sturdy recycled yarn, you’ll begin with a magic loop and cast on extra stitches for the handles. The resulting basket is a versatile accessory for your home, ready to fill with your yarn, an in-progress project, or whatever your heart desires.
Learn how to:
  • Work a magic loop
  • Single crochet
  • Single crochet through the back of the stitch
  • Crochet in the round
  • Crochet a turning row
  • Work with jersey yarn


What you'll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on how to crochet the Brady Basket
  • 4 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and pattern PDF
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert crocheter Lucy Willoughby
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students


Chapters
Crochet the Brady Basket
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00:28
10:43
09:59
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 5 cones Wool And The Gang’s Jersey Be Good
  • Size 15/10mm crochet hook
  • Split stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Pattern PDF
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
September Lookbook // 2019
Color Meditation Daily Practice
Lisa Solomon
Artist, educator, and A Field Guide to Color author Lisa Solomon shares her unfettered enthusiasm for color in this daily practice series. You’ll experiment with color theory, patterns, and layering as you move through a variety of watercolor prompts. You’ll also work with masking fluid, gesso, gouache and other materials as you alternate between painting and revealing color. Be prepared to fully engage in color exploration and cultivate mindfulness. After a month of observation, your perception of the tones and shades of your world will be attuned in a new way.
September Lookbook // 2019
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Crochet the Brady Basket
Wool And The Gang
Wool And The Gang’s knit and crochet designs are some of the chicest around and their Brady Basket is no exception. Follow expert knitter and staff designer Lucy Willoughby as she walks you through crocheting this dimensional piece. Worked in a the round using stretchy-but-sturdy recycled yarn, you’ll begin with a magic loop and cast on extra stitches for the handles. The resulting basket is a versatile accessory for your home, ready to fill with your yarn, an in-progress project, or whatever your heart desires.
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New to acrylic painting? Get started with Lisa's beginner's course
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Stamped and Sewn Backpack
bookhou
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Emily Katz
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