New Arrival: Rico Creative Paper

rico creative paper

Rico Creative Paper, a trendy yarn somewhat different than what we're used to! This yarn is a 100% paper fibre yarn that can be used for creating the most beautiful home decorations and summer projects. Baskets, flower pot holders, fashionable clutches and bags, or what do you think about colourful lanterns for warm summer nights? Are you ready to try one of these new edgy projects? Let yourself be inspired by the possibilities of Rico Creative Paper and continue reading for a great free pattern!

Rico is introducing a fresh new yarn this season, and it's a great addition to their collection. Rico Creative Paper consists of 100% paper fibres and does not resemble your ordinary knitting wool or crochet cotton. The super chunky and strong, yet light weighted paper yarn feels smooth and is best used for making more robust and sustainable projects.

Use needles size 6mm and create gorgeous unique summer items like a beach tote, a hat, but also trendy home decorations like placemats, rugs and cheerful baskets. Are you looking for a creative, out of the box yarn to create a project like never before? Take a look at the free crochet pattern of these cute yet robust two-coloured baskets. Pick one of the beautiful uni colours or mixed colours of Rico Creative Paper and give it a try!

Rico creative paper inspiration

The free crochet pattern corresponds to the baskets in the middle of the picture above.

Sizes
S: 11 x 11 cm, 15 cm height.
M: 15 x 15 cm, 16 cm height.
L: 19 x 19 cm, 20 cm height.

Materials
Rico Creative paper
Colour A: 50 (100 – 150) gr.
Colour B: 50 gr.
Crochet hook no. 6mm

Rico creative paper yarn

Free Crochet Pattern Creative Paper Baskets

Stitches used
Single crochet

Gauge
10 sts. and 12 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Base for all sizes

Start working with colour A. Ch. 3 and close the round with a sl.st. in the first ch.

Round 1: Sc. 8 and close with a sl.st. in the first sc.
Round 2: Ch. 1, *Sc. 1, sc. 3 in the next st.* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. This way you get a square. The sc. 3 in 1 st. will form the corners. (16 sts.)
Round 3: Ch. 1, *Sc. 2, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 1* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (24 sts.)
Round 4: Ch. 1, *Sc. 3, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 2* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (32 sts.)
Round 5: Ch. 1, *Sc. 4, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 3* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (40 sts.)

Size S:

Round 6 – 17: Work sc. in continuous rounds.
Continue with colour B.
Round 18 – 26: Work sc. in continuous rounds.

Size M:

Round 6: Ch. 1, *Sc. 5, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 4* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (48 sts.)
Round 7: Ch. 1, *Sc. 6, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 5* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (56 sts.)
Rounds 8 – 20: Work sc. in continuous rounds.
Continue with colour B.
Round 21 – 30: Work sc. in continuous rounds.

Size L:

Round 6: Ch. 1, *Sc. 5, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 4* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (48 sts.)
Round 7: Ch. 1, *Sc. 6, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 5* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (56 sts.)
Round 8: Ch. 1, *Sc. 7, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 6* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (64 sts.)
Round 9: Ch. 1, *Sc. 8, sc. 3 in the next st., sc. 7* Repeat *to* another 3x. Close with a sl.st. in the first sc. (72 sts.)
Rounds 10 – 26: Work sc. in rounds.
Continue with colour B.
Rounds 27 – 36: Work sc. in rounds.

Finishing

Cut the yarn, draw it through the last st. and sew in the ends. Fold the upper edge of the pot holder/basket to the outside. Weave in any loose ends.

More inspiration with Rico Creative Paper

Of course you can use Rico Creative Paper for all kinds of projects. Cute placemats, pot holders and tote bags, the possibilities are endless! Let yourself be inspired by the gorgeous projects in Rico Creative Paper Magazine and get going with this beautiful yarn. Have you ever used paper yarn before?

Rico creative paper inspiration

Rico creative paper inspiration

Rico creative paper inspiration

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