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Enjoy this classic basket year round simply by removing the wreath
Pattern Compliments Of:
Suzanne Moore's NC Basket Works
130 Main St. • Post Office Box 744
Vass, NC 28394-0744
910-245-3049 • 800-338-4972
Top Basket Size: 14"Long x 11"Deep x 11"Tall
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|14" Round O/N Ash Handle
5/8" Flat Flat - spokes
7mm Flat Flat - rim row & lashing
#2 Round - twining
3/8" Flat Flat - filler spokes & weavers
1/2" Flat Oval - rims & reinforcements
Seagrass - rim filler
Beaded Wreath Pkg. - unassembled
|From 5/8" FF cut 7 spokes 43" long and 11 spokes 37" long. From 3/8" FF cut 6 filler spokes 22" long. Soak briefly.
Mark the center of several spokes & filler spokes on the wrong side. Layout 7 spokes (43") horizontally alternating with the 6 filler spokes. Line up the center marks. Weave in 1 center spoke vertically starting over the center spoke and weaving under the filler spokes. Weave in 5 more spokes on each side of the center spoke. Adjust base to 12 3/4" x 7". Fold the filler spokes to inside of the base and tuck under the 3rd spoke of base weaving. Trim off any excess. Twine 2 times around the base with #2 R. Upset the spokes.
Weave 25 rows start and stop with the 3/8" FF. Keep the spokes up straight and don't let the corner spokes slant. The length of the basket at the top should be 14" to accommodate the handle (measure often). Weave 1 row 7mm FF (rim row).
Pack well. Cut and tuck spokes. Insert the handle, rim with 1/2" FO, seagrass between rims, and lash with 7mm FF.
Cut 3 pieces of 1/2" FO each approximately 7" long for reinforcements on the bottom of the basket. Wet the pieces to straighten, and taper both ends. Refer to photo for placement.
|If you plan to stain your basket, do so before attaching the wreath. I used Clear Weaver's Stain.
All materials to make this basket are available at NC Basket Works.
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130 Main St.
P.O. Box 744
Vass, NC 28394
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