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Learn how to weave your own square basket - all out of cardboard! Easy to make in only ten minutes or less!It may look like this basket has ...
What You'll Need5 x 14 inch piece of thin cardboardPaper cutterRulerPencilTapeA clean surface
With your pencil, mark each quarter-inch on both of the 5-inch long sides of the piece of cardboard.
Cut out twenty long strips from the 5 x 11 piece of cardboard, using the quarter-inch pencil markings as a guide.
Take five of the strips and place them parallel to each other. The length from the first strip to the fifth strip should be three inches. Place tape ...
Find the middle of the third strip and place a dot there. The middle should be seven inches down the strip.
Take another five strips and weave them through the first five strips as shown in the picture below.
Remove the tape from both ends of the first five strips and fold up the strips on all four sides. These strips will now be called ribs.
Take one strip and place one end behind a rib. Weave it over and under the ribs, going around the base of the basket. It helps to tape ...
Start the next layer on a side other than the one you started on. If you used tape to secure your first layer, then remove it now. Continue ...
Once you finish weaving all of the strips, cut the ribs so that an inch is left at the top of each one. Fold the ribs that go ...
The basket you've made is strong enough to support over ten pounds of weight!
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