Meilssas Basket Pattern

Size: 13" x 10" (base) Height: 15"

Melissa's Basket Pattern

Beth Hester
Please print this FREE pattern and share with your friends.

Originally made for Michael Sims' niece, Melissa, in December 1999, this popular basket is generously sized and easy to make. It's a great beginner project.

Tools needed: Scissors or Shears, Pencil, Chip Carving Knife or Hand Plane, Clothespins (spring type), Container to hold water, Measuring Tape, Basketry Packing Tool or Bone Folder, Plastic Twist Ties or Cable Ties, Spray bottle for water.

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Materials / Supplies

Description Item Add to Cart
75 ft. - 3/4" Flat Reed - Stakes and Weavers Item 1034P Add*
50 ft. - 5/8" Flat Reed - Weavers Item 1058P Add*
20 ft. - Dyed 1/4" Burgundy - Weavers Item BU14F Add
5 ft. - Dyed 5/8" Flat Reed Navy Blue - Weaver Item NB58F Add
20 ft. - 3/8" Flat Reed - Weaver and Filler Item 1038F Add
1 ea - 12" Notched Handle - Handle Item 5852E Add
10 ft. - 1/2" Flat Oval Reed - Rims Item 3312F Add
5 ft. - #7 Round Reed - Rim Filler Item 2070F Add
2 yds. - 1" Red Shaker Tape - Handles Item 2619Y Add
25 ft. - 1/4" Flat Reed - Lashing Item 1014F Add

*This item has been rounded to 1 pound / coil because it is less expensive to purchase 1 pound than to purchase the foot quantity.

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