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SCRAP BASKETS : Page 95


In the first row each spoke is brought back of two spokes and then out.

In the second row the end of each spoke is brought under two ends, and then pushed down inside the basket under the third end, and just back of an upright spoke.

Rattan Scrap Basket with Broad Band Near the Base

Materials: 8 46-inch spokes of No. 5 rattan, 1 24-inch spoke of No. 5 rattan, 16 23-inch spokes of No. 5 rattan, 22 weavers of No. 3 rattan,

4 weavers of No. 3 green rattan,

A pair of scissors, A knitting needle, A knife.

The bottom of this basket is started as in the directions for the rattan and rush basket, except that in this one the bottom is much smaller, being only five and three-quarters inches in diameter. The spokes are then wet and turned up with a alight flare.

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