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Basket making is one of the oldest crafts in North Carolina. The first of a two-part series, this article discusses the history of basket weaving in North Carolina, and describes the native plants, materials, and patterns used in the craft. Also discussed are three general basket making methods, including plaiting, weaving, and coiling.
Basket weaving is among North Carolina’s most ancient crafts. The second of a two-part series, this article discusses the basket making method of coiling, basket materials, and patterns. Many of the baskets made in North Carolina have been crafted from pine needles, corn husks, and other native plants.