Over Two, Under One: Basket Weaving With Reeds

If you like working with your hands, basket weaving can provide you with beautiful objects for your home, to give as gifts, or to sell.

basket weaving - illustration of pliers bending side spokes
(Fig. 5) When the bottom is the size you want, you're read to weave the sides. Use pliers to help bend side spokes up. Pinch firmly, then, with your hand, gently push the spoke away from you.