Calliope Basket Pattern and Video

$ 10.00

Natural raffia coils beautifully, transitioning organically from one color to another, creating a lightweight unique basket.  Learn this wonderful basic basketweaving technique, while not worrying too much about counting or exactness. GREAT BEGINNER BASKET WEAVING PATTERN! Shape your basket however is desired from flat to a curved container. There are so many ways to play with using two colors in your basketry--this free-hand way is a great way to start!

Pattern requires:

:: 1.5 oz Black Raffia
:: 1.5 oz Natural Raffia
:: Sharp Needle
:: Clippers

Basket measures 7.5" by 2" as shown but this can be variable depending on your desired size and shape. The last one I made was 6" by 1".

If you're looking for the KIT which has everything you need in one convenient package, you can find it HERE.  Do you want to purchase the raffia I use for this? Look HERE.