BASKET WEAVING PATTERN
by: Jennifer Rhodes
Dimensions: 9x5x8 high
basket was created to solve the increasing
problem of mail and paper in our home.
I made three to be able to sort and
have a location to put everything.
Now nothing gets lost in the paper
shuffle and everyone can find what they
are looking for.
Also great for keys, sunglasses and
everything you need on the way out of the
½ flat (stakes)
3/8 flat dyed and natural (weavers)
1/3 flat oval (rim)
3/16 flat or flat oval (lashing)
10 leather bushel handle
materials before using;
soak dyed materials separately
9 stakes 23 from ½ flat reed.
3 stakes 28 from ½ flat.
2 filler stakes 14 from ½ flat.
Find bad side of reed and mark
middle of stake.
Layout base three 28
stakes with 14 filler in between
Weave in vertical 23 stakes
beginning in the middle and starting over
the first stake.
Weave in remaining 23 stakes.
True base to 2 ½ x 8.
Weave a locking row with Ό
flat reed around base.
Weave the following:
- Cut your inside spokes and tuck the
outside spokes under two rows of
Rim with ½ flat oval.
seagrass and lash with 3/16 flat oval or
Stain, finish and sign
All materials needed
for this basket are available from www.basketweavingsupplies.com