Art Yarn Lesson #2673: When it starts to get ugly, keep going. This process is called "walking thru the valley of ugly" and most of the time you come out on the other side with something prettier than you ever imagined!
I ended up covering the weaving by wrapping 2 yards of art yarn around the basket and adding a silk ribbon. Voila! It's pretty again!
Make several little baskets for a potted herb garden in your kitchen.
Use your basket as a "yarn bowl" for your next knitting project.
Next week's Free Pattern Friday will return to it's regularly knitted programming. :)