Making Plates and Basket Bases

Today we spent a very enjoyable few hours weaving willow with a lovely group of women. First we made some willow tension plates….

willow plate

Then we made basket bases

clare supporting weaving  basket base

Next time we’ll make a start on the sides, as we weave baskets based on the Quarter Cran, used in Great Yarmouth’s herring fishing heyday.

quarter cran

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