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Swing-Handle Braided Market Basket Kit

Swing-Handle Braided Market Basket Kit

Regular price $61.99 USD
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This basket weaving kit contains all the materials to weave one braided market basket with a swing handle like the one in the photos.

What is included in this basket kit:
- 8 x 33" lengths of 5/8" flat reed: Stakes
- 10 x 30" lengths of 5/8" flat reed: Stakes
- 1 x 10" wooden swing handle: Handle
- 1 x 12' length of #1 round reed: Twining
- 150' of 1/4" flat-oval reed: Weavers *
- 1 x 60" length of 1/2" flat reed
- 2 x 45" lengths 5/8" flat-oval reed : Rim
- 1 x 60" length of #3 seagrass : Rim insert
- 1 x 15' length of 1/4" flat-oval reed : Lashing

- Basic instruction sheet on how to weave the basket. This assumes some basket weaving knowledge.

Dimensions of finished basket: 14-inch x 12-inch, 16-inch tall handle when standing straight.

Textile Indie also offers a video course for purchase on how to weave this basket. See our courses page for more details.

If you are interested in weaving more baskets check out Basketry Immersion: A Year Long Journey. It's a video and instructional program teaching basket weaving techniques through a twelve-basket series. Check out more info here.

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