Wildlife Snuggery Crochet Hanging Basket

Meet Leilani a Possum in the care of Kinjarling Marsupial Rescue.  When this Snuggery was hung in her enclosure Leilani was quick to snuggle up in it and that is how these crochet hanging baskets came to be called a "Snuggery".

Wildlife Snuggery Crochet Pattern

Eivor's Crochet Granny Square Tutorial - Part 1

Eivor's Crochet Granny Square Tutorial

This crochet granny square tutorial includes:


If you simply want the pattern instead of the tutorial see Eivor's Crochet Granny Square Pattern.

Crochet stitches and abbreviations used in this pattern

US crochet terms

ch = chain stitch
ss = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet (yarn over once)

12 ply yarn | 3.5mm /size 9 crochet hook

Row 1

chain 19 stitches, use a stitch maker to mark the 19th stitch. 

Eivor's Crochet Granny Square rows 1 - 2

Row 2

ch 3 up
this takes the place of the first double crochet stitch

ch 2 across
you will now have a chain that is 19 stitches plus 5  more stitches

dc into 16th stitch from start
(3 back from your stitch marker)

*ch 2, skip 2 ch of the previous row and dc into the next chain,

repeat from * 4 more times to end.

nb: If your last dc does not land on your very first chain stitch you have miss counted somewhere.


Row 3


turn your work

ch 3 up, *ch 2, dc into post of previous row, repeat from * to end of row, turn

Eivor's Crochet Granny Square row 3

Rows 4-7

repeat row 3 four times

Eivor's Crochet Granny Square rows 4-7

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