This kit has a beginner in mind! Learn the technique of plaited basketry! These instructions will teach you how to plait a small square basket. Plaiting is a basketry method that weaves flat materials over and under each other in a pattern. Generally, the materials used in plaiting are flat and rigid. Baskets as well as hats, mats, and bags can be constructed with the plaiting technique. Basketry requires patience and perseverance. Keep at it and you will be proud of your new skills and finished basket.
Kit makes one plaited basket about 3″ square by 2″ tall. Ages 8 and up, adult participation necessary for younger ages. Made in USA.
- KIT CONTAINS: Fiber split, clothespins, and color photo instructions
- YOU WILL NEED: scissors, ruler, pencil