Sparto Weavers Spanish Broom

Sparto (Sparta) Spartium junceum also called Spanish Broom or Weavers Broom is an almost forgotten textile plant that is native to Mediterranean countries. Spanish Broom was introduced to North America and other countries where it has spread in many areas and has become a menace. However, Sparto was once a very useful textile plant. There … Continue reading “Sparto Weavers Spanish Broom”

Fantti Coiled Basket Weaving

A pattern for making a coiled basket using Fantti wool yarn.

Book Store: Basketry books

A handpicked selection of books about weaving baskets.

Handiscola Project

Handiscola – an EU funded project to teach historic Finnish textile crafts.

Easter Basketry Projects

Easter Baskets – ‘Free patterns for Easter basketry

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How to make Cedar Bark Baskets

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Cedar Bark weaving on the west coast of British Columbia

Valentines Day Basketry

Valentine’s Day -Free patterns, supplies and projects, for basket weaving