Have you been avoiding rib baskets because you’re challenged by the shaping?
We have an easy solution to getting perfect rib baskets (aka melon, potato, egg, buttocks, etc.) every time and we invite you to try it.
See where I’ve added the extra spokes to a 10″ basket?
There are 4 spokes added about an inch into the weaving: one on each side of the red clamps. Total: 4 new spokes.
These new spokes were added in the usual way, tucking them into the weaving.
However, on the OTHER SIDE of the basket, I not only tucked the opposite ends of the spokes into the basket, but I also pushed the ends right through the weaving so that that are sticking out.
Then, when I’m completely finished with the basket, I can trim those 4 spokes to a point,
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