The finishing touch of daintiness is to line this basket with silk, and fit into the hollow in the cover a round needle-book made of the same silk.
SOME WORK BASKETS
The round knitting basket in the foreground is of rattan in the natural color, as is the large bowl-shaped basket on the right. In the centre is a small travelling work basket of pale green raffia, and on the left a green rattan basket with a soft silk top. Above is shown the Chinese button or knob which is used on the green rush covered basket
Large Bowl Shaped Work Basket
Materials: 16 34-inch pieces of No. 2 rattan, 32 17-inch pieces of No. 2 rattan, 11 or more weavers of No. 2 rattan, A knitting needle.