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 procedure for wrapping single handle
(Fig. 13) To make a rope wrap for a basket with a single handle, run a long, pliable No. 2 weaver under the border, from the inside to the outside, at point A. (Fig. 14 Keep the first loop that goes through the basket as far to the left as possible, and add the subsequent wrappings to its right, filling the space between the first loop and the handle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff