This basket design was inspired by the aftermath of the Almeda Fire in Southern Oregon. I wanted to create a design that, at least to me, symbolizes rising up from the ashes. Use this free pattern and enjoy this making this design. It is recommended that you start with the basic Coiled Basketry Project Craft Kit.
Horizontal stripes are achieved by weaving simple rows and periodically changing colors. Vertical stripes are another way to add interest to your design by introducing new patterns with your color palette. Here's how to do it.