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SCRAP BASKETS : Page 98


weavers of No. 4 rattan,

weavers of No. 3 terra-cotta rattan,A knife,

A knitting needle.

This basket is started in the same way as the others, by slitting the horizontal spokes and slipping the vertical ones through them, then inserting the extra spokes when the bottom is large enough to admit them. When the bottom is five and three-quarters inches in diameter the side spokes are wet and turned up and rows of under-and-over weaving are formed into a bowl shape, which reaches thirty-five inches in circumference at its widest point. The spokes are then gradually drawn in by tightening the weavers until

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