Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Coconut Basket Weaving with Uncle Onio

 A fun, informative, two hour session with Uncle Onio of Kauai, who taught us how to weave a quick basket with coconut fronds.  Most of the "laborious" parts of stripping the fronds was done by him so that we could start right in with the weaving.

"Poster" for the different uses of the coconut.

Uncle Onio demonstrating.

Constructing the sides of the basket

Bottom completed

Extra length of fronds tucked into sides.

Flipped over to show the bottom of the basket "star."