Willow Platters

I used to weave a variety of willow platters for my stall on the craft market in Cambridge(about a decade ago).I’ve spent the morning making them again for The Eel Catchers Daughter.
The technique is called pulled or drawn work and originates from Poland and Madeira.Like a large scale plait it uses mathematical shapes (equilateral triangles and a hexagon)to produce it’s balanced knot form.

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