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Identifier: howtomakebaskets00whit
Title: How to make baskets
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: White, Mary, 1869- Doubleday, Nelli Blanchan De Graff, Mrs., 1865-1918
Subjects: Basket making
Publisher: Doubleday, Page and co.
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University-Idaho

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rattan about a foot long.A knitting needle is run in between the spokes andthe binding, at the right of the upper verticalspokes in the centre of the cover, making a spacethrough which an end of the piece of rattan is in-serted and fastened off on the wrong side, byweaving it under and over one or two spokes. Thelong end is brought diagonally across to the left ofthe lower vertical spokes, where it is pushed through(with the aid of the knitting needle) leaving a loopabout half an inch high on top. It then crosses onthe wrong side to the place where it started. This is repeated until there are four loops ofthe same height and close together. The end isthen brought out at the right of the lower verticalspokes and woven over the first two loops, underthe next two, and in at the left of the upper verti-cal spokes. The second time across, it is againbrought over the first two loops and under thesecond. The third time the weaver crosses, itgoes under the first two loops, over the second and

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LARGE MAT AND DOLLS FURNITURE The starting of a large mat is shown at the upper left-hand comer f tin- plate,with the finished mat beside it. The tiny chair, table and toot-stool are begun in the same way. covers 45 in; while the fourth follows the third in the sameway. The end is then fastened off on the wrongside, completing the knob. Basket with Overlapping Cover Materials > Basket—8 18-inch spokes of No. 3 rattan,1 10-inch spoke of No. 3 rattan,4^ weavers of No. 2 rattan,6 strands of raffia, braided.Cover and Ring—8 16-inch spokes of No. 3 rattan,1 9-inch spoke of No. 3 rattan,4 or 5 weavers of No. 2 rattan,6 strands of raffia, braided,A knitting needle. Before beginning this basket the raffia will haveto be braided, as described in Chapter II, into twopieces of equal length; one for the band on thebasket and the other for the cover. The bottomof the basket is woven, slightly raised in the centre,to a diameter of four and a half inches ; the spokesare then wet until

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Date: 2014-07-30 06:46:06

bookid:howtomakebaskets00whit bookyear:1911 bookdecade:1910 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:White__Mary__1869_ bookauthor:Doubleday__Nelli_Blanchan_De_Graff__Mrs___1865_1918 booksubject:Basket_making bookpublisher:Doubleday__Page_and_co_ bookcontributor:Brigham_Young_University_Idaho__David_O__McKay_Library booksponsor:Brigham_Young_University_Idaho bookleafnumber:74 bookcollection:family_history_library bookcollection:brighamyounguniversityidaho bookcollection:americana

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