Plaited Basket Kit - Makes One Basket (tck-pb)
Learn how to plait a basket. Many Native American tribes use plaiting for the construction of their baskets. Plaiting is most prominent in the basketry of tribes in the Northeast and Southeast of North America. However, plaiting is also a great part of the basketry tradition of Native Americans in the Southwest, the Great Basin, the Plains and the Northwest. Learn checker plaiting and twill plaiting. Makes one basket. The kit contains fiber splint, fiber rush, clothespins and a 12-page full color instructional booklet. You will need: scissors and a ruler. Makes 1 basket about 6in. wide by 4in. high. Ages 12 and up, adult participation necessary for younger ages. Made in the USA.