Saturday, February 28, 2015

Take the center of a single weaver

Take the center of a single weaver

Take the center of a single weaver



Take the center of a single weaver, or using two strands of different colors, place it or them under the upper three base spokes and back of the upper end spokes. Take the left-hand weaver, or the natural one, over the end spokes, down under F, up over B-E, under C and up over to the right where it crosses over the end spokes. Fig. 50.

Now take the brown weaver, which is back of the upper base spokes, bring it over the upper end spokes under A, over B-E, under D, over the lower end spokes. Fig. 50.

Return to weaver No. 1, cross it over C-D, under B, cross over A-F, and under the upper left end spokes. Fig. 51. Bring No. 2 or brown weaver, under the lower left end spokes, cross over C-D, under E, cross over A-F, under the upper end spokes over the upper three base spokes. Fig. 52. Finish your base in pairing, as shown in Fig. 53.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Oval Base Basket

Oval Base Basket

Model 38. Fig. 53 No. 2 Oval Base



Fig. 53

Material

3 spokes No. 4 reed, 8 inches.
7 spokes No. 4 reed, 5 inches.
Weavers No. 2 brown reed.
Weavers No. 2 natural reed.

Arrange the seven spokes in a horizontal position on the three base spokes. The spokes arranged 12 inch apart. The end spokes double. Fig. 50.


Figs. 50, 51 and 52

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Material for the basket.

Material for the basket.

Material



Material

3 spokes No. 4 reed, 7 inches.
5 spokes No. 4 reed, 5 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.

Split each of the five spokes in the center and pass the 3 spokes through them Fig. 47.

The 5 spokes should be arranged in horizontal positions about 34 inch apart, the end spokes about two inches from the end of the base spokes. Fig. 47. The base is woven in pairing. Place No. 1 weaver back of No. 1 spoke, No. 2 weaver back of No. 2 spoke. Fig. 48. Pass No. 1 weaver over No. 2 spoke, back of No. 3 spoke; No. 2 weaver crosses over No. 1 weaver to the front of base, which is the side facing the weaver, passes in front of No. 3 spoke and out back of No. 4. Fig. 48. No. 1 weaver crosses No. 4 spoke and out back of No. 5 spoke and so on around the base. The group of three base spokes are treated as one spoke until two rows have been woven. They are then separated and woven as single spokes. Fig. 49.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Oval Base Basket

Oval Base Basket

Model 37. Fig. 49 No. 1 Oval Base


This basket is made from the natural reed.

Fig. 47

Fig. 48

Fig. 49

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

And turn sharply upward with three rows of brown No

And turn sharply upward with three rows of brown No

And turn sharply upward with three rows of brown No



Weave a five inch base. Insert the spokes, pinch, and turn sharply upward with three rows of brown No. 4 triple. In pairing, weave with No. 2 green reed, twenty-three rows. Insert 19 spokes and weave three rows triple No. 3 green. Follow this with forty-one rows green reed, in single weaving, and three rows No. 4 brown reed, in triple. Complete with the rope border.

The spokes should be held straight and firm until three inches of weaving are finished; then the ends are spread out and bent down towards the base of basket until the rest of the weaving is completed, Fig. 45.

When completed the sides should measure seven inches.

Handle.

Push the ends of handle well down amid the weaving. Weave six rows of coil, with No. 2 brown reed, around the handle.


Fig. 46

This basket is made from the natural reed. A rounded effect is woven for about three inches up the sides, the end spokes are then flared out. A single spoke of No. 6 reed is used for the handle.

OVAL BASES

Monday, February 23, 2015

Oval Basket (in Green And Brown)

Oval Basket (in Green And Brown)

Model 36. Fig. 45 No. 2 Oval Basket (in Green And Brown)



Fig. 45

Material

10 spokes No. 5 reed, 512 inches.
20 spokes No. 5 brown reed, 28 inches.
19 spokes No. 5 brown reed, 15 inches.
Handle 1 spoke No. 8 brown reed, 32 inches.
Weavers No. 2 green reed.
Weavers No. 4 brown reed.
Weavers No. 2 brown reed.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Make secure with three rows No

Make secure with three rows No

Make secure with three rows No



Weave a base five inches. Insert the 39 spokes, pinch sharply and turn upward. Make secure with three rows No. 5 reed in triple twist. Weave an inch with No. 2 reed, holding all spokes straight. Now continue the weaving by holding the side spokes straight and the end spokes down and out towards the weaver. Continue the weaving in this manner until seventy rows of simple weaving, and three rows triple twist No. 5 reed, are made. Finish with the following border:

First row, each spoke is placed back of two spokes and out.

Second row, each spoke is placed in front of two spokes and in.

Handle

Insert the two pieces No. 5 reed and weave a twisted handle as shown in Fig. 44.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Oval Baskets - Oval Basket With Round Base

Oval Baskets - Oval Basket With Round Base

Oval Baskets Model 35. Fig. 44 No. 1 Oval Basket With Round Base




Fig. 44

Material

8 spokes No. 5 reed, 512 inches.
39 spokes No. 5 reed, 26 inches.
Handle 2 spokes No. 5 reed, 35 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.
Weavers No. 5 reed.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Insert 2 spokes by the side of each base spoke

Insert 2 spokes by the side of each base spoke

Insert 2 spokes by the side of each base spoke



Weave a base 512 inches. Insert 2 spokes by the side of each base spoke. Consider each group of 2 spokes as 1 spoke. Turn up with two rows of triple twist. Place the dish in the basket and, while weaving around the dish, hold the spokes straight and draw the weaver tight. Weave twenty-nine rows. Curve the spokes over the dish and weave four more rows, single weaving, and two rows of triple twist in No. 2 reed.

Now bring each group of spokes back of the next two groups, out to the front, through the triple twist and down through the triple twist at the base of basket. When all the groups have been brought through the triple twist at the base, turn the basket upside down, and weave the following border for a stand for the dish:

Weaving to the right, each group is brought back of the next two groups and out to the front; second row, each group is placed in front of the next spoke and in back of the next where it is clipped off.


Fig. 42

This basket is woven in a similar manner to Fig. 41. The spokes are of No. 2 natural reed, while the weavers are No. 2 light brown reed. The border, the outside spokes and the stand are of natural reed. This combination makes a strikingly attractive basket.


Fig. 43

This flower basket is dyed after it is made and then waxed. The shape may be molded to accommodate any purpose.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Fern Dish

Fern Dish

Model 34. Fig. 41 Fern Dish



Fig. 41

Material

8 spokes No. 2 reed, 512 inches.
61 spokes No. 2 reed, 16 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.

This fern dish basket is woven over a small white enamel dish:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Oval Reed Jardiniere

Oval Reed Jardiniere

Model 33. Fig. 40 Oval Reed Jardiniere



Fig. 40

Material

8 spokes No. 5 reed, 8 inches
31 spokes No. 5 reed, 25 inches.
Weavers No. 4 brown reed.
Weavers No. 5 oval reed.

Over an 8 spoke foundation, weave a base 734 inches. Insert 31 spokes and set up three rows of No. 4 brown reed in triple twist. The spokes are held slantingly outward until twenty-five rows of No. 5 oval or split reed are woven. Weave seventeen rows in No. 5 oval reed, holding the spokes curved in towards the center of basket. Complete the basket with three rows triple twist No. 4 brown reed, and the plaited border.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Jardiniere For Rubber Plant

Jardiniere For Rubber Plant

Model 32. Fig. 39 Jardiniere For Rubber Plant



Fig. 39

Material

8 spokes No. 5 reed, 6 inches.
31 spokes No. 5 reed, 18 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.
Weavers No. 4 reed.

Weave a base 512 inches. Insert spokes and turn up with four rows of triple twist No. 4 reed. Follow this with twelve rows of double weaving, three rows of three-rod coil in No. 2 reed, ten rows of double weaving, four rows of three-rod coil No. 2 reed, nine rows of double weaving and three rows of three-rod coil. Complete with border described under Model 22.

After the basket is finished, dye it a dark brown or green.

Monday, February 16, 2015

After inserting 5 spokes through the other 5 spokes

After inserting 5 spokes through the other 5 spokes

After inserting 5 spokes through the other 5 spokes



After inserting 5 spokes through the other 5 spokes, fasten in cross form with No. 00 reed. Weave seven rows with No. 00 reed, separating the spokes. With No. 1 reed, weave seven more rows. Follow this with six rows of No. 5 split reed. Work one coil of triple twist with No. 5 reed. This makes a base six inches. Pinch the spokes sharply and turn up with four rows of No. 5 triple. Hold the spokes slantingly inward and weave seventeen rows of No. 5 oval reed. The diameter should be 512 inches. Bend the spokes outward in a curved effect and weave four rows in No. 5 triple. Complete with the following border:

First row, each spoke is passed back of one spoke and out. Second row, carry each spoke in front of three spokes and in.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Jardiniere, in Oval Reed

Jardiniere, in Oval Reed

Model 31. Fig. 38 No. 3 Jardiniere, in Oval Reed



Fig. 38

Material

10 spokes No. 5 reed, 25 inches.
Weavers No. 00 reed.
Weavers No. 1 reed.
Weavers No. 5 reed.
Weavers No. 5 oval reed.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Green Jardiniere

Green Jardiniere

Model 30. Fig. 37 No. 2 Green Jardiniere



Fig. 37

Material

8 spokes No. 4 reed, 512 inches.
34 spokes No. 2 reed, 17 inches.
Weavers No. 4 reed.
Weavers No. 2 reed.

Over an 8 spoke foundation, weave a base five inches. Insert the 34 spokes, considering two spokes as one, making 17 spokes. Turn up with three rows triple twist. In double weaving, work fifteen rows, holding the spokes outward toward the weaver. This will make the basket three inches high. Now holding the spokes well inward, weave fifteen rows in double weaving. The basket is now 514 inches high. Complete the sides of the basket with three rows triple twist. Finish with the following border:

First row, each spoke is brought back of next spoke and out.

Second row, each spoke is brought in front of next two spokes and in.

Third row, each spoke is brought over next spoke and in back of the next where it rests.

Friday, February 13, 2015

This covering may be woven over a small vase or a pint jar

This covering may be woven over a small vase or a pint jar

This covering may be woven over a small vase or a pint jar



This covering may be woven over a small vase or a pint jar.

Over the 812 spokes weave a base 234 inches. Pinch the spokes sharply and turn up with three rows of triple twist in No. 2 reed. Weave around the jar in single weaving, until forty-four rows are completed. For the handle place the centers of one piece of No. 4 reed and one piece No. 2 reed between the 42nd and 43rd rows of weaving, twist the No. 4 reed around in a plain coil and carry the No. 2 reed around this coil. Do the same on the opposite side for the other handle. Form the oval handle, as seen in picture, and secure the four ends of each handle in place by fastening them to jar with a fine cord which may be pulled out later. Weave twenty-nine more rows in single weaving. Complete and fasten the handle with five rows triple twist. To prevent the handle from loosening or falling out, the triple twist should be woven over and under the ends of the handles. The following border completes the vase:

First row, each spoke is placed back of the spoke to the right and out.

Second row, each spoke is brought in front of the spoke to the right and in where it is cut off closely.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Flower Receptacles. Vase With Handles.

Flower Receptacles. Vase With Handles.

Flower Receptacles Model 29. Fig. 36 Vase With Handles




Fig. 36

Material

8 spokes No. 2 reed, 22 inches.
1 spoke No. 2 reed, 12 inches.
Handle 2 spokes No. 2 reed, 20 inches.
2 spokes No. 4 reed, 20 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

After fastening the spokes with No

After fastening the spokes with No

After fastening the spokes with No



After fastening the spokes with No. 00 reed, weave five rows of single weaving. Change the weaver to No. 2 reed and work twenty-three rows in single weaving, holding the spokes in towards center. Continue the weaving until fifty-seven rows are woven. With No. 4 reed, make four rows triple twist and complete the basket with border described under Model 22.

When finished, the diameter at top of basket should measure 512 inches.

Handle

Insert the ends of handle two inches from bottom. With No. 00 reed fasten the ends to basket with the tie bow effect, then finish the handle in a twisted design.


Fig. 35

The funnel basket under Fig. 35 is dyed in dark green. It makes an attractive basket for cut flowers and vines. It is made of No. 4 and No. 2 reed. The handle from No. 5 reed.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Funnel Shaped Hanging Basket

Funnel Shaped Hanging Basket

Model 28. Fig. 34 Funnel Shaped Hanging Basket



Fig. 34

Material

812 spokes No. 2 reed, 31 inches.
1 piece No. 6 reed, 36 inches.
Weavers No. 00 reed.
Weavers No. 2 reed.
Weavers No. 4 reed.

Monday, February 9, 2015

The base of this basket is four inches

The base of this basket is four inches

The base of this basket is four inches



The base of this basket is four inches. The sides are woven in double weaving, having a decided rounded effect. The flare at the top is made by bending the spokes down the outside of basket. An inch and a half of flare is woven. Complete with two rows of triple and the following border: Hold the basket upside down and weave to right, in front of one spoke and over two spokes. The sides of this basket are 212 inches high.

About half way down the sides of the basket, insert the ends of the handle through four rows of weaving, the ends to be 134 inches apart. The ends are fastened securely by weaving in and out and across the spokes; the weaving is continued under and over the handle until the top of basket is reached; here the handle is made secure by carrying a weaver over the handle, and working it in and out through the weaving of the basket. Make twenty-eight inches of coil with the two spokes. Fasten the handle, in a similar manner, on the opposite side.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Bowl Shaped With Flared Top

Bowl Shaped With Flared Top

Model 27. Fig. 33 Bowl Shaped With Flared Top



Fig. 33

Material

1012 spokes No. 4 reed, 27 inches.
Handle 2 pieces No. 5 reed, 35 inches.
Weavers No. 2 reed.
Weavers No. 4 reed.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Pass each spoke back of one spoke and out

Pass each spoke back of one spoke and out

Pass each spoke back of one spoke and out



First row, pass each spoke back of one spoke and out; second row, each spoke is carried in front of three spokes and in back of the next one.

For the handle, insert the three pieces No. 4 reed just above the triple twist at the base of basket. Make two twists and pass remainder of reed through the upper eight rows of weaving and lower two rows of triple weave. Braid the reed twenty-four inches. The ends are now inserted through the lower two rows of triple weaving and the upper eight rows of single weaving. With two more twists the ends are carried inside the basket just above the triple weave, and there made secure.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Weave an upset of three rows of triple twist

Weave an upset of three rows of triple twist

Weave an upset of three rows of triple twist



Through a five-inch base, insert 17 spokes. Weave an upset of three rows of triple twist. To get the desired shape weave twenty-two rows, single weaving, holding the spokes inward. Now hold the spokes out and weave twenty-eight rows. With four weavers, placing each weaver back of a corresponding spoke, weave two rows; each weaver in turn is brought in front of three spokes and back of one. Finish with the following border:

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Basket With Braided Handle

Basket With Braided Handle

Model 26. Fig. 32 Basket With Braided Handle



Fig. 32

Material

8 spokes No. 4 reed, 5 inches.
17 spokes No. 3 reed, 11 inches.
Handle 3 pieces No. 4 reed, 40 inches.
Weavers No. 4 reed.
Weavers No. 2 reed.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Handle triple twist at the base of basket.

Handle triple twist at the base of basket.

Handle



Handle

Insert the ends of handle through the four rows of triple twist at the base of basket. The ends must be inserted just opposite to each other. Place a strand of oval reed to the right of inserted handle and between the third and fourth rows of triple weave. Draw the weaver first over the handle, then under the handle. About two inches above where the handle is inserted, pass the weaver over the handle and carry it to inside of basket, under the border. Twist the weaver around the handle twenty-one times. Pass it down under the border to the outside of basket; three more twists complete one row of the handle.

Now run the weaver to inside of basket, between the third and fourth rows of triple twist, cross, and bring to outside of basket at the left of handle. The weave is continued around the handle, forming a cross at every twist in the handle.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A base 41⁄2 inches is woven in the following manner

A base 41⁄2 inches is woven in the following manner

A base 41⁄2 inches is woven in the following manner



A base 412 inches is woven in the following manner: six rows of single weaving of No. 00 reed separate the spokes. Follow this with five rows of triple twist in No. 00 reed, four rows of single weaving in oval reed and one row No. 4 reed in triple twist. Turn the sides up with four more rows of triple twist. With oval reed, weave twelve rows of single weaving. Hold the spokes well in and draw the weaver tightly. The diameter of basket should now be 234 inches wide. Continue the weaving, drawing the spokes well out and holding the weaver loosely. The basket should have eighteen rows of oval weaving. Follow this with three rows of triple twist and the following border: first row, each spoke is passed back of one spoke and out; second row, each spoke is brought in front of three spokes and in back of the next one.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Hanging Basket

Hanging Basket

Model 25. Fig. 31 No. 3 Hanging Basket



Fig. 31

This basket is made large enough to allow a large glass to slip in and out easily.

Material

1012 spokes No. 5 reed, 24 inches.
Handle 1 piece No. 6 reed, 39 inches.
Weavers No. 4 reed.
Weavers No. 5 oval reed.
Weavers No. 00 reed.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Handle below the top

Handle below the top

Handle



Handle

Insert the ends of the handles two inches below the top of basket. Bring them inside the basket back of eighteen rows of weaving, draw them to the outside of basket and down in front of sixteen rows of weaving. Bring the ends through the weaving to the inside of basket. Fasten the ends securely to the basket by weaving a strand of No. 2 reed in and out in the form of a cross. With one ring of No. 1 reed, make a twisted handle, allowing two inch space between each twist; the second row of handle is made by making another twist around the handle, the twist being made in the middle of the intervening spaces, showing a separate woven twist all way around and having a spacing of one inch between each twist.