Easter Baskets to Crochet free quick & easy patterns!

Mar 19, 2024 | Crochet patterns

Easter Baskets to crochet free crochet pattern roundup curated by Nana’s Crafty Home.

Are you looking for the perfect Easter baskets to crochet for filling with treats or for the littles to take on their Easter egg hunt adventures? So many quick and easy crochet basket patterns abound in this list of crochet Easter basket patterns.

Easter Basket crochet patterns

Easter baskets have been a big part of the Easter tradition in our family. We so looked forward to waking up on Easter morning to find our basket filled with goodies and special treats! I knew some families that would hide the baskets for the kids to hunt in the morning.

Now that we have grandchildren we have an Easter egg hunt in the back yard on Easter. The plastic eggs are filled with all of the goodies and treats and they use their basket for placing the eggs they find. Since we have such a wide range of ages, I started having an assigned color for every child so we could hide the eggs according to age. For the older kids we hid their eggs in more difficult places than the small ones. Since they had their own color they could only pick up their own color. Once they had found all of theirs they could help the little ones. It works out so well!

Easter Basket Tradition

I always find it fascinating to research the historical traditions behind our customs. One such tradition, deeply rooted in early medieval Catholic customs, involves the blessing of baskets at Easter. Historically, after the long fast of Lent, baskets brimming with delicious items would be brought to the church, where a priest would bestow a blessing upon them. These foods would then be taken home to be eaten for Easter breakfast. 

This beautiful tradition is kept alive in the church to this day. On Easter morning, the children bring their baskets to the church for Father to bless. It is so sweet to see the little ones with their baskets of treats on Easter morning!

These free crochet Easter basket patterns are all quick and easy. You can make with many different weights of yarn from worsted weight yarn to chunky yarns for different sizes of baskets. 

So many different color options – raid your yarn stash to make baskets of different colors.  Acrylic or cotton yarn could be used for each of these baskets. 

If you are worried about having a floppy crochet basket handle, I recommend using a piece of plastic canvas cut to size and inserted into the handle before attaching to the basket. Another easy option would be to work your crochet handle over pipe cleaners. No more floppy handle!

Grab your crochet hooks, find the perfect Easter baskets to crochet from the free crochet patterns below and get started!

Easter Baskets to Crochet all FREE patterns!

Sweet Stripes Easter Basket by Green Fox Farm Designs

The Sweet Stripes Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Green Fox Farms Design.  This is such a fun basket to gather all those easter eggs in!

Cotton Tail Easter Bunny Basket by A Crocheted Simplicity

The Cottontail Easter Bunny Basket is a free crochet pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity .  This bunny is the cutest basket ready for Easter grass and candy!

Flower Easter Basket free crochet pattern

 The Flower Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home!  This basket is fast to make in chunky yarn and is super cute for a table decoration or filled with Easter candy!

Mini Crochet Treat Baskets by Blackstone Designs

The Mini Crochet Treat Baskets is a free crochet pattern by Blackstone Designs.  These baskets are perfect for little treats and for little hands to carry around. Would make an adorable addition to your Easter table decor!

Some Bunny Loves you Basket free crochet pattern

The Some Bunny Loves You Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home!  This is an adorable basket that work up quickly in bulky yarn and is beginner friendly with a complete video tutorial. Use worsted weight yarn for a smaller basket!

Lobelia Nesting Basket by Made by Gootie

The Lobelia Nesting Basket is a free crochet pattern by Made by Gootie.  This is a cute pattern to add to your home decor for year-round functionality.  Also would be a fun basket to display your yarn!

Crochet Basket and eggs by Lovable Loops

The Crocheted Basket and crochet Easter Eggs is a free pattern by Lovable Loops. This a fun and super cute basket pattern complete with such fun eggs!

Woven Crochet Easter Basket by Zamiguz

This Crochet Easter Basket is a free pattern by Zamiguz. This basket has great texture with its woven pattern and it has a classic vintage appearance.

Crochet Easter Basket set of 3

The Crochet mini Easter Basket set by Nana’s Crafty Home features 3 adorable options – sweet Lamb, Hatching baby chick and peek a boo bunny! Made with the front post dc color work technique these little baskets work up quickly just in time for Easter!

Mini Basket by Start Crochet

Start Crochet has a Fun Mini Basket free crochet pattern.  These are super fast to make up and so cute! What a great way to use up your chunky blanket yarn scraps!

Easter Basket by Fosbas Designs

The Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Fosbas Designs. This is such a sweet basket complete with a sweet flower!

Blooming Easter Basket by Blackstone Designs

The Blooming Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Blackstone Designs.  This basket has an adorable flower edging that makes this basket perfect for spring.

Square Basket by Handmade by Raine

The Square Basket is a free crochet pattern by Handmade by Raine.  This basket is great for that annual Easter egg hunt but the simple classic design means you can use it year-round!

Lamb Cup Basket free crochet pattern

If you love sweet baby lambs you will enjoy the Lamb Cup Basket that is a free crochet by Nana’s Crafty Home! He is so cute with his little ears that you will want to create him for a decoration. Small lamb basket will still hold a good amount of treats!

Mini Easter Basket by Fosbas Designs

The Mini Easter Basket is a free crochet pattern by Fosbas Designs. This little basket has a fun texture to it as well as it being a great last-minute project!

Crown Easter Basket Egg Cozy Party Favor Free Crochet Pattern

The Crown Easter Basket Egg Cozy is a free crochet pattern by Nana’s Crafty Home! This little basket is the perfect home for an egg or some yummy Easter candy. 

Easter Basket by Crochet 365 Knit Too

This simple crochet Easter Basket pattern by Crochet 365 Knit Too works up very quickly using two strands of yarn held together. The optional flower is so pretty!

Long Eared Bunny Basket by Moogly

The Long Eared Bunny Basket by Moogly is such an adorable bunny crochet basket! The bunny’s ears are the handles! So creative and fun!

Cute Carrots Basket by Divine Debris

For a spring themed basket the Cute Carrot Basket by Divine Debris would be perfect! A single crochet tapestry basket to store toys or yarn.

Flower Easter Basket by Petals to Picots

For a flower themed Easter Basket the sweet Flower Easter Basket by Petals to Picots is lovely! The little girls in their sweet frilly Easter dresses would look so cute carrying these baskets – coordinate the colors to match!

I hope you enjoy this list of free crochet Easter Baskets! Happy Easter!

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Hi! Thank you so much for being here! I am Tonya the designer behind Nana's Crafty Home. As a wife, mother, Nana of 9 & with 2 fur babies, my days are filled with love, laughter, hugs and yarn! Here you will find colorful and creative crochet designs for yourself or loved ones. My hope is that you will be inspired to learn and create along with me!