Basketry

Information, free patterns, shops and resources for weaving baskets.

Coiled Wool Basket
Instructions for making a coiled basket using Fantti wool yarn.

Basketmakers
About.com’s former Basketry Guide, Susi Nuss has moved her material to a new website.

Holiday Basketry


Natural Baskets features baskets and garden ornaments of barks such as birch and red pine; grasses and leaves such as cattails, cornhusks, yucca, iris, and pine needles; vines such as red-twig dogwood, willow, and honeysuckle; and horsehair.

Handmade Baskets: From Nature’s Colourful Materials
Handmade Baskets emphasizes collecting natural materials for basketry.

The Art of Basketry
This is a guide through basic and progressively more complex basketry techniques illustrated with Lonning’s rattan reed baskets.

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Author: Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts. Paivi Suomi