“State Quarter Basket”
By Sarah Nestle
Dimensions: 5” round at the base Materials: #3 round reed-triple twine; rim filler
3 / 8 ” f l a t - s p o k e s
3/16” smoked flat oval-weavers; ½” flat oval-rims
5” round Ash base with inlaid Walnut of your favorite state and a hole for your State Quarter Preparation: Cut 27 pieces of 3/8” flat natural 6” taper both edges of one end about ½” dip in water and insert them with the good side facing up evenly around the base. Construction: Taper one long piece of 3/16” smoked flat oval for about 15” Insert the tapered end into the grove in the base between two spokes. Continuous weave over under for 9 rows or until the diameter is 8 ½”. Taper the end of the 3/16” smoked flat oval and weave it out to make the circle even.