Calliope Basket Kit (makes 2)

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This is a GREAT BEGINNER BASKET WEAVING KIT! Whether you are looking for a great gift idea or want to mix up your making a bit these basket kits fit the bill. These basket kits come to the mill by Flax & Twine out of Denver, Colorado.

Natural raffia coils beautifully, transitioning organically from one color to another, creating a lightweight unique basket.  Learn this wonderful basic basketweaving technique, while not worrying too much about counting or exactness. We love that it can make TWO or even three baskets so you can play and practice your basketweaving skills. Shape your basket however is desired from flat to a curved container. There are so many ways to play with using two colors in your basketry--this free-hand way is a great way to start!

Kit includes enough to make 2 baskets: :: 

6 oz Madagascar Raffia in 2 Colors ::

Sharp Darning Needle ::

Clippers ::

Muslin Bag ::

Calliope Basket Pattern and Video

Basket measures 7.5" by 2" as shown but this can be variable depending on your desired size and shape.