The Wicker Picnic Basket is our most popular advanced kit design! Featuring all round reed construction incorporating a 12x14 D handle, this basket is truly a picnic basket to hand down through the family.
As shown, the base and lids are split spoke design with half-crosses, a reliable technique for strength and durability. You can even weave a version of this without the lids, if you prefer an open basket for some purposes.
You're going to love weaving it as much as we enjoyed designing it!
51 full color illustrations and photos demonstrate every step of the way. 8 pages (8.5 x 11") of instruction. 12x21", 8" deep, 14" tall including handle.
SKILLS LEARNED: oval split spoke base with half-crosses, twining, 4 rod coil, rapid braid border and using D handles.
The Craft of Basket Weaving is a skill that lasts a lifetime!
Made in USA since 1981. More than 40 kits to choose from. Guaranteed to make you a Basket Weaver! You get:
• A generous supply of all materials (Superior Quality reed, cane, hoops, handles - whatever is needed for your basket) • Step-by-step, fully illustrated patterns with easy-to-follow instructions • Not just 1 or 2 illustrations- but an average of 20 separate details drawings or photos for each kit pattern Description includes "SKILLS LEARNED" to help you decide which kits are best for you.
We've been using and selling Basket and Seat Weaving Supplies since 1981. We're a two generation family business! We guarantee that you can trust our experience and quality.