In this 30+ minute tutorial you will learn how to start a base, the slath, tying in the slath, an underfoot base, how to join butts to butts and tips to tips, the lock joint and finishing off. 3 camera angles make the comprehensive instructions easy to follow.
This base can also be used to form the centre piece of a willow flower or make a platter or tray.
Mastering the skills required to weave a round willow base and basket is important. A weaver can then move on to more complex and decorative pieces.