The SCOUT PACK includes one Original Beginner Kit, one Cape Cod Blueberry Kit, and one New England-style Footstool Kit. Detailed easy-to-follow, completely illustrated instructions, and ALL supplies are included.
The SCOUT PACK fulfills the requirements for the Boy Scouts of America Basketry Merit Badge.
Shaker-style Original Beginner Kit has round bottom with oak handle, 1/2" flat, 3/16" reed, cane. Great first basket. 6" diam. x 8" tall. Very easy. Ages 12 and up.
Cape Cod Blueberry Basket Kit has Shaker-style square bottom with carved and notched oak basket handle. Uses 1/2" flat reed, 1/4" flat, and cane. This is our most popular basket weaving kit. It has an easy to weave square bottom in plain basket weave (over under over under) style. Excellent for ages 14 and up.
New England-style Footstool Kit includes frame and flat reed to weave the camp stool/footstool.
SKILLS LEARNED: round radiating spoke base woven over odd number of spokes, square base with plain weave, Cut and Tuck, rim lashing, using notched handles, twill-weave over dowel frames.