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SCRAP BASKETS : Page 100


In the second row the end of each spoke is brought under two ends, then over two and then down.

Small Scrap Basket for Desk or Table

Materials • 10 26-inch spokes of No. 4 tattan,

14-inch spoke of No. 4 rattan,9 or 10 weavers of No. 2 rattan,

weavers of No. 2 green rattan.

A small basket to stand on a desk or table and catch bits of thread or a letter, hastily torn up, is a convenience the housekeeper will appreciate. One that is quite decorative as well as useful is made as follows: A flat bottom, two and seven-eighths inches in diameter, is woven on ten and a half spokes twenty-six inches long. The spokes are wet until pliable and turned up with a flare. The under-and-over weaving continues up the sides for half an inch, and then a row of double weaving in green rattan makes a narrow band. The sides, still flaring, are woven in under-and-over weaving for two and a half inches more; then another row of double weaving in green is followed by four rows of double weaving in the natural colored rattan. A row of double weaving in green comes next, completing the ornamental band at the top, and after two rows of under-and-over weaving in the natural colored rattan have been woven the

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