Basketweave crochet.

I had some jute lying around from another project and thought I’d try my hand at making a fruit basket. Image

Here are a few pics of the process and the finished product:

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I must say that this material is a challenge, but after it was all done, I think it looks lovely and suits it’s purpose.  I like that I can flip the edges up for the handles, or fold them over.  I’m in the process of writing out the pattern to add to my Etsy Shop.  I’m also making the same one in a larger size out of kitchen cotton.  Here’s that work in progress:

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We’re participating in our first Bountiful Basket this week (so excited!!!), and I wanted something special for the produce.

 

Crochet Rugs

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Some of my most popular and favorite items to create are Giant Crochet Doily Rugs.  Even after making the same one several times over, it never gets old.  Each one is unique and they seem to take on a life of their own.   They’re a modern take on the traditional doily and are the perfect accent piece to any room.

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These rugs range in size from 2 foot entry mats to 6+ feet.  I make them from cotton, acrylic, wool and other materials upon request.  I treat them with a non-skid treatment, and they’re machine washable.

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The absolute best part of making these is getting to know the customers all over the world and working with them to create something new.  I’m proud to say that they have made their way in homes across the United States from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, and across seas to Ireland and even as far as Australia!

To order a rug, or get more information, click here:   https://www.etsy.com/shop/EvaVillain