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Open Border No. 1—After cutting the spokes to a uniform length with a slanting cut (so that the point may be easily pushed down between the weavers), the spokes should be held in water for a few minutes. When quite pliable, spoke No. 1 is pushed down beside spoke No. 2, No. 2 beside No. 3, and so on around the mat, taking care that at least an inch is pressed below the edge of the mat.

Mat with Two Weavers and Open Border No. 2

Materials: 4 14-inch spokes of No. 4 rattan,

8-inch spoke of No. 4 rattan,

weavers of No. 2 rattan.

This mat is started like the first one and woven in the same way until the end of the first weaver

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