Large gathering market basket Custom.
Large custom made basket , with a long cross body strap & tie closure.
This basket is the perfect size for running out to the garden to pick some greens for dinner! , or take it with you on nature walks for foraging, holding flowers, and other treasures you may happen upon.
What else can it be used for?
Hang on a hook in the bathroom to store toiletries or hand towels,
Hang in the kitchen to hold dish towels, cloth napkins, root vegetables, fruit.
Use as a knitting/crochet/weaving/basket, to keep your fiber projects safe
This basket is made to order just for you! Choose the colour of the rope & the hemp accent you would like ( also dyed with plants)
You will receive a small card with the name of any plants used in the dyeing of your basket!
Madder Red - Dyed with Madder Root (Rubia tinctoria ) A herbaceous, perennial, climbing vine in the bedstraw family.
Osage Orange Yellow - Dyed with the wood chip from Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera)
Grey - Dyed with Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina) leaves or berries, that I collect through out the growing season.
Walnut Brown- Dyed with the fruit from Eastern Black Walnut Tree (Juglans nigra) I collect the whole nut to make dye with.
Cutch - extract of acacia trees used variously as a food additive, astringent, tannin, and dye.
Check out my blog to learn more about some of the dye process.
Made with Canadian made 100% cotton rope.
1. Choose from the drop down menu, the plant dyed coloured rope you would like. These baskets will be a mix of hand dyed rope and white rope as in the example pictures. If you have a preference of where the white goes, let me know in the accent colour text box!
2. During checkout tell me which colour of hemp you would like in your basket in the special instructions box. . You can ask for multiple colours!
Colours of hand dyed hemp available-
yellows, reds, purples, grey, blues, white, light green, dark green, pink.
If you are looking for a colour that isnt listed please feel free to contact me & let me know what you are hoping for!
3. HANDLE LENGTH-
For single long handle, approx 18-20 inches. Please specify in comment box if you would like a different length.
Please allow 2 weeks to ship. This is a custom sewn piece. If I have the dyed rope in stock it will be much quicker. I will give you a a specific time frame when your order is placed. Email or text me if you would like to know before ordering.
12 inches tall
10-11 inch opening on top.