Help with making connected handle


I’ve been trying to model a handle for a hanging wicker basket. I’m struggling to get the exact form down. The handle wraps from the sides then takes shape of the handle. I think I need to use network surfacing but I’m not sure. I tried asking a teacher as well and they didn’t really get the reference photo. Any help you’d be appreciated!
This is as close as I got with a sweep1
reference photo

Hello- I think I’d put it together something like this, if I understand the image:


Revolve the curves


Trim the revolve and finish the edges - BlendSrf, here: