Basswood Bark: Twining & Weaving
Much like wool, cattails, and other grasses, the inner bark of the basswood tree can be twisted, woven and braided (we’ve even tried knitting with it). It can also be dyed brilliant colors, which expands the creative possibilities for this all-natural material. Join John Zasada to learn the basics of making cordage using basswood bark. You’ll have a variety of project choices, and the only limit is really your creativity. Smaller hands welcome, ages 10+ with a parent.