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What is raffia grass

Posted by lclear 7b/Virginia (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 8, 05 at 17:47

I'd like to try my hand at weaving baskets, and some instructions call for raffia grass. Does anyone know if I can just use some dry grass blades for this, like maiden grass?

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RE: What is raffia grass

  • Posted by Donn_ Z7, GSB, LI, NY (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 9, 05 at 6:07

Raffia is the fibrous inner covering of the leaves of the Raphia Palm, from Madagascar.

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