Actually, she wanted two (the point of the original idea for joint making) so with a few calculations and a lot of guesswork I set about making one slightly bigger so that they can be stored together:
By no means perfect, but adequate. That's almost the end of the brightly coloured willow from Devon, and almost the end of this year's total crop, so it's time for a break from basket-making.
We continue to try to help father-in-law deal with his increasing difficulties in manipulating things. Unable now to hold a book and turn the pages, a Kindle has been a great acquisition for him and he reads avidly. Lately the issue of holding the Kindle while fiddling with its controls has become a problem, so I thought I would have a go at making a stand for it which will allow easy access to its edges and therefore its buttons. This is to be regarded very much as a prototype. I'm posting it to him this morning and look forward to his feedback.