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CANDY BASKETS : Page 83


pressed down inside the basket. This being such a deep border, the first part of it should be left loose and open, that the last spokes may be fitted

into place without any trouble. It should be remembered in weaving in these last spokes that each time a spoke crosses another it goes one row farther down in the border, until at last it lies on the weaving.

Cover.—The cover is begun like the bottom of the basket, except that it is flared up and out from the very centre. Two weavers are used, and toward the end of the second the spokes are flared until they lie in a horizontal position. When the diameter is five and a quarter inches the edge is bound off and finished with the Rope Border described on page 39.

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