How To Weave A Basket | Basket Kit | Basic Basket Perspective

The Basic

SKU: 36523641234523

The Basic is our recommended starter basket.  And yes, this basket is the ideal size for organizing that little pile of clutter on your desk! Hello clean workspace, just in time for your next conference call.  

This kit has the fundamentals, so you and your friends can make this start to finish in as little as two hours.  Our video tutorial will get you through the steps with ease, on your schedule. 

View Tutorial Here


    FInal Basket Approximate dimensions 8"W X 8"D X 6”H

    Duration: This project can be done in 2-3 hours.

    Skill Level: All levels encouraged

    Ages 10 and up, adult participation necessary for younger ages

    This kit includes all weaving material for the basic basket. Reed is harvested and cut from the inner core of the rattan vine. This is a natural material with slight variation in color and texture anticipated.

    Material included in this kit:

    • instructions
    • pre-cut spokes
    • weavers
    • rim
    • round reed for rim infill
    • lashing

    Recommended Household Supplies and Tools:

    • Cool water in sink or tub
    • Towel
    • Ruler
    • Clothespins
    • Awl
    • Flush Cutters
    • Snips, or sharp craft scissors

    Tools Sold Separately

    Note: This is a kit of material, weaving to create the basket is by you!



    LetsMakeBaskets will happily accept returns within ten days of receipt of item and are returned to us in original packaging, unused and in new condition.

    LetsMakeBaskets will refund the value of the goods returned but will not refund the value of any shipping paid. 

    No Refunds will be issued for the purchase of gift cards.


    We ship all kits in recyclable packaging.  

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