I was told making rope baskets was easy - and it was!
This washing line rope was only a couple of pound. I chose green thread so the basket would link to the decor in either the kitchen or living room. I zigzagged a fold then starting steadily round and round.
Once I had enough for my base i started to lean the basket in towards the machine to build up the sides.
I needed to go over some areas where my stitches slipped and where my bobbin ran out - but i think this adds to the texture of the bowl.
Overall I'm really pleased - the rope was 15m long so I think I need several bits and join them together to make larger bowls.