SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton™
- Main Color (MC) Cool Grey, 2 balls
- Contrast A Bold Navy, 1 ball
- Contrast B Pumped up Pink, 1 ball
- Contrast C Purple Perk, 1 ball
- Contrast D Lively Lime, 1 ball
- Size U.S. J/10 (6 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
- 12" [30.5 cm] storage cube
- Hot glue gun & glue sticks
- Tape measure
Approx 12" [30.5 cm] x 12" [30.5 cm] x 12" [30.5 cm]
12 sc and 12 rows = 4" (10 cm) with 2 strands tog.
When joining new color, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st. Draw new color through 2 loops, then proceed in a new color. Carry color not in use across top of previous row and work sts around it to prevent stranding.
Sides (Make 4).
With MC, ch 36.
Proceed in chart as follows:
1st row: (RS). With MC, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 7 ch. With A, 1 sc in next ch. *With MC, 1 sc in each of next 8 ch. With A, 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to last ch. Turn.
1st row of chart is complete.
Cont working Chart in sc, reading WS rows from left to right and RS rows from right to left, until Chart is complete. Fasten off.
With MC, ch 36.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to last chain. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 12" [30.5 cm]. Fasten off.
Join sides: With WS of Sides tog, join 2 strands of MC with sl st to top corner. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 row of sc along side edge. Do not fasten off. Turn work.
Working opposite of row just worked, work 1 row of sc in same sps to create ‘ridge’. Fasten off.
Rep for rem 3 sides.
Join Base: With WS of Sides and Base tog, join 2 strands of MC with sl st to any corner. Ch 1. Working through both thicknesses, join Base with 1 rnd of sc around each bottom edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Insert storage box into cube and affix using hot glue.
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Cont = Continue(ity)
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd = Round
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sl st = Slip stitch
Sp(s) = Space(s)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side