Coiling a Basket!

Coiled Baskets are a great way to create a cute little container for organization!

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Step 1: Materials!

Materials you need:

-Core Material - Thicker string/cord

-Wrapping Material - Thinner string/cord

-Tapestry Needle

Step 2: Start!

Step 3: Begin Wrapping...

Step 4: Continue Wrapping...

Step 5: Bend It!

Step 6: Flip It!

Step 7: There's the PINCH!

Step 8: Lift It!

Step 9: Keep Going!

Step 10: Continue Wrapping!

Step 11: Continue Wrapping!

Step 12: Fold It Again!

Step 13: Insert Needle in the Center!

Step 14: Pull Through...

Step 15: Wrap!

Step 16: FIGURE 8!

Step 17: Continue Coiling!

You have now learned how to get your coiled basket started! Every so often, whether it's 5 wraps around the core or 20, you want to insert your needle in between the previous row and create that figure 8 stitch to hold everything together! Happy Coiling! and Thanks for using my Instructable!

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    3 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you for posting this. I made a basket like this when I was in 4th grade and could not remember how to start it. It's been a few decades....