Plaited Basket Kit - Beginners

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This kit has the 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. Patience and perseverance is required. Keep at it and you will be proud of your new skills and finished basket.

Basketry is one of the traditional crafts taught in a Waldorf high school.

Kit includes:

  • fiber splint
  • clothespins
  • color photo instructions

You supply: scissors and a ruler

Kit makes one plaited basket about 3" square by 2" high

Ages 8 and up, adult participation necessary for younger ages

Made in USA