English Oak Swill Baskets

£130.00

Size Guide

Handwoven baskets traditionally made in Cumbria by weaving strips of oak around a hazel rim. These beautiful and durable baskets come in 3 useful sizes, perfect for logs, kindling, toys, laundry, blankets, loo rolls... and many other things.

 

Detail

These Oak Swill baskets are traditional to Cumbria and have been hand-made there for centuries. The craftsmanship is in the intricate process of steaming the hazel rod to bend it into the oval shape, with the oak pieces then boiled and torn into thin strips to form the basis of the basket.

Dimensions/Fit

Large 

L: 57cm, W: 46cm, D: 23cm

Medium

L: 49cm, W:40cm, D:19cm 

Small 

L: 41cm, W: 33cm, D: 17cm

Materials

Oak basket and hazel rod

Care Instructions