The Needles

Typically once i gather my needles, i work them into a bundle with tops pointing in same direction, then i take the ends off. If the needles are fat, i'll split them into individual elements, if they are thin i leave them in the group...

One of the great adventures of pine needle basket making is gathering the needles. The first step in the process is to find the needles, no easy task as it turns out! To me the perfect needle is something that's fairly long (aprox the length of...