Ponderosa pine needle basket making…the addiction continues


I came across a you tube video last year about pine needle basket weaving


I was so fascinated about making something cool out of stuff that naturally and literally filled my yard!



In reading about basket weaving, I found out that Ponderosa pine needles are sought after for making the best baskets due to their length.









It all begins like this…










I began experimenting with techniques that best suited me; finding out what works is a personal matter, as often what works for some might not work for others.







I found many different styles in researching this old art form and soon found my way to my new creative addiction!










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